Paige Jones, a third- year medical student attending the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) was chosen by the National Medical Fellowship as the recipient of the 2020 inaugural Dr. Joe L. Hargrove Scholarship Award. It was presented at the National Medical Fellowships Atlanta Champions of Health Awards Virtual Event on Dec. 2. Established in 2019 by…Read more
Dozens of veterans, having already served their country, stepped up as volunteers to serve the UAMS community on Nov. 10. Organized by the Veterans Subcommittee of the UAMS Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Veterans’ Day of Service offered the opportunity for employees and students who are veterans to register and volunteer at sites…Read more
The percentage of minority students in this fall’s incoming class at the UAMS College of Pharmacy is nearly double the percentage of the class that will graduate this coming spring. “This year, in the class of 2024, we have 19% underrepresented minority students,” said Lanita White, Pharm.D., assistant dean for student affairs. “In the class…Read more
Three students simultaneously crouched over a vinyl banner signing their names with Sharpie markers: a Black female, an Asian female and a white male. It was a moment encapsulating the pledge on the banner itself, a resolve to create a community in which “each person’s unique voice is heard and can contribute to the overall…Read more
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