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  • The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing received a commitment of $500,000 from Michael Carter, D.N.Sc., D.N.P., and Sarah Carter, M.D., to create the Dr. Elois R. Field Endowed Scholarship for Ph.D. Students. The scholarship will encourage Ph.D. nursing students, preferably Arkansas residents from underrepresented groups in the nursing profession, to…

  • LITTLE ROCK – Leanne Lefler, Ph.D., APRN, an associate professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing, has been invested in the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Professorship. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in Arkansas. The endowed…

  • Sara Jones, Ph.D., APRN, and Leanne Lefler, Ph.D., APRN, both associate professors in the UAMS College of Nursing, have been inducted as Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing. Jones and Lefler are two of 230 highly distinguished national and international nursing leaders selected by the academy for its 2020 class and the only two…