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  • This semester, students in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the UAMS College of Nursing will be able to experience thorough, hands-on experience with digital health using technology recently purchased with grant funds awarded by the Gertrude E. Skelly Charitable Foundation. “We want to train students to use devices, such as tablets with peripherals…

  • 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…