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 BSN at Angle!A group of UAMS College of Nursing students who are doing clinicals recently visited Arkansas Children’s Hospital to visit with its Transport Team and to learn more about Angel 1.  The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing
The University of Iowa College of Nursing
Hartford Centers of Geriatric
Nursing Excellence



This week-long seminar is a co-sponsored event between the Hartford Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at the University of Iowa (UI) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

WHEN: June 23-27, 2014
WHERE: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR.

Applications can be obtained from the UAMS HCGNE website





On behalf of all of the faculty teaching in the PhD program, we want these accomplished women to know we are very proud of their success!!DSC00144.1

Dr. Mitchell, Dr. Schmidt, Dr. Barone, Dr. deGravelles, Dr. Kennedy, Dr. Tak,
Dr. Sarna and Dr. Anders

Dr. Pam deGravelles successfully defended her dissertation on Tuesday April 1, 2014. Her chair was Dr. Barone.DSC00165.1

Dr. Middaugh, Dr. Smith, Dr. Christie, Dr. Green, Dr. Lefler and Dr. Tak

Dr. Wanda Christie successfully defended her dissertation on Thursday April 3, 2014.  Her chair was Dr. Middaugh.

Sondra Bedwell

Dr. Hartwig, Dr. Schmidt, Dr. Barone, Dr. Price, Dr. Bedwell, Dr. Goodwin

Dr. Sondra Bedwell  successfully defended her dissertation Friday April 4, 2014. Dr. Goodwin served as her dissertation chair.

2013 Dissertations

Laura Jones-Jobe November 13, 2013

Tina Pettey November 13, 2013

Martha Rojo August 6, 2013

Judy Labonte June 20, 2013

Sarah Rhoads Kinder, April 24, 2013

EducatingHealthProfessionalsinInterprofessionalCare2014Dr. Carithers, Dr. Berryman, Dr. Buron, Dr. EnderlinFour College of Nursing faculty attended a three day conference March 26-68, 2014.  The conference, Educating Health Professionals in Interprofessional Care, was presented by the University of Toronto at UAMS.  Four dozen attendees from across colleges of UAMS worked in teams to learn about interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional collaboration (IPC) and develop future plans for expanding UAMS IPE/IPC opportunities.  Dr. McSweeney
Dr. McSweeney,  Dr. McGehee,  Dr. RuschAt the Graduate School Spring Reception Dr. Bobby McGehee, Dean of the UAMS Graduate School, announced that Dr. Nancy Rusch and Dr. Jean McSweeney were selected as UAMS Graduate Faculty of the Year. Dr. McSweeney, Director of the Nursing PhD Program, was selected for this award based on her mentoring of PhD students and publishing over 20 manuscripts with PhD students! Jean is an active researcher at the local, regional, state, national, and international level, and we are so pleased that she is here at UAMS. Please join us in congratulating Dr. McSweeney for all she does to help our students and for our PhD program.