UAMS Friends and Alumni


UAMS includes five colleges and a graduate school. Alumni services are managed by each college. Select from the menu below to view each college's alumni offerings.

Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

College of Health Professions

College of Medicine

College of Nursing

College of Pharmacy

Graduate School

Did You Know?

The UAMS College of Medicine is one of only a few medical schools in the country with a four-week mandatory Geriatric Clerkship so that every medical student appreciates the nuances and special aspects of caring for seniors.

The UAMS College of Pharmacy is home to the state’s Poison Control Hotline, which receives more than 40,000 calls a year (averaging more than 100 calls a day).

The UAMS College of Nursing offers the only Ph.D. program in nursing in Arkansas.

The College of Public Health is home to 1 of 37 Prevention Research Centers in the nation.

Recent Alumni/Student News

UAMS Med Student From Gurdon Awarded $10,000 to Choose Primary Care
Aug. 15, 2014 | Sarah Franklin of Gurdon, Ark., has been named the first recipient of the Arkansas Mutual Medical Student Award, a scholarship for third-year medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) who want to practice primary care in rural Arkansas.

Jansen Chosen for Leadership Role at UAMS Center for Healthcare Enhancement and Development
LITTLE ROCK — Longtime family medicine physician Mark Jansen, M.D., has been selected as primary care medical director for the Center for Healthcare Enhancement and Development at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

First Drug Discovery Colloquium Draws Researchers
July 15, 2014 | The UAMS College of Pharmacy’s first Drug Discovery and Development Colloquium already has discovered success.

C. Lowry Barnes Named Chair of UAMS Orthopaedic Surgery
July 11, 2014 | C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., one of Arkansas’ and the region’s foremost joint replacement experts, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) effective August 1. He will hold the Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery.

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