UAMS Friends and Alumni

Graduate School

The UAMS Graduate School encourages alumni and other friends to contact us and visit whenever possible.  Please call us at 501-686-5454 if you would like to talk with the dean or plan a visit.

Please send us announcements of your career and life changes for UAMS Graduate School Alumni Notes. Send your news to Kristen Sterba, Ph.D., at or (501) 526-7396. Alumni who wish to share their current email addresses with the Graduate School and other alumni can also do so using the email address above.

We appreciate your gifts in support of graduate education at UAMS.  You may contribute to the UAMS Annual Fund and designate your gift for the Graduate School here. To find out about giving opportunities in the Graduate School, please call 501-686-8200.  

Recent Student/Alumni 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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