October 5, 2018

Jean McSweeney, Ph.D, R.N. presented in Mountain Home on Women’s Cardiovascular Health

Dr. Jean McSweeney, Ph.D, R.N., professor and associate dean for research in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing and co-director of its Ph.D program recently spoke to a group in Mountain Home at Big Creek Country Club.  McSweeney shared about how heart disease is the number 1 cause of death…

October 3, 2018

Fall 2019 Graduate Applications Now Available!

The UAMS College of Nursing is now accepting Fall 2019 applications for the following graduate programs: Master’s in Nursing Administration–application deadline February 1, 2019 Post BSN to DNP–application deadline February 1, 2019 Post Master’s DNP with Leadership Focus–application deadline May 1, 2019 Click here to Apply Now!  

October 1, 2018

Dalme-Rickel Distinguished Visiting Lectureship in Oncology/ Community Health

September 11, 2018

PhD Program Propelled Amy Hester to Success

It was 2008. Amy Hester had just begun her master’s program, but she already knew she would require something else — a PhD.   Hester was manager of the neurology unit at UAMS and she and her team had noticed an issue with falls in the unit. Hester and her work colleague Dees Davis wanted…

CON Focused on Mental Health Care Improvement

As depression and suicide rates continue to rise across the country, more health care providers and educators, including at the UAMS College of Nursing, are focused on doing more to address the problem.   Recent data from the Centers for Disease Prevention show suicide rates increased by 30 percent in the U.S. between 1999 and…

April 10, 2018

2018 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference

Nursing Research Conference

Please click here to access the 2018 Nursing Research Course Materials Booklet for the upcoming 2018 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference. The conference will be held Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute.

December 18, 2017

Arkansas Nursing Research Conference, April 13, 2018

Nursing Research Conference

Save the Date for the annual Arkansas Nursing Research Conference, April 13, 2018.  Visit for more information.  

November 9, 2017

College of Nursing Student Receives 4-H Governor’s Award

College of Nursing junior student, Stephanie Williams. Stephanie received the Arkansas 4-H Governor’s Award, presented by Governor Asa Hutchinson

Congratulations to College of Nursing junior student, Stephanie Williams. Stephanie received the Arkansas 4-H Governor’s Award, presented by Governor Asa Hutchinson. This is a very prestigious award and is the highest award/honor an Arkansas 4-H member can receive. This is an annual award given to only one person and includes induction into the Arkansas 4-H…

October 18, 2017

Junior BSN Students Get White Coats


  Oct. 16, 2017 | Before embarking on their final two years toward completing their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, members of the UAMS College of Nursing’s class of 2019 stopped to mark their passage into the clinical phase of their education by donning their white coats.   With eager smiles and coats draped…

October 17, 2017

You Are Invited to Stephanie Kitch’s Dissertation Defense

Stephanie Kitch's final dissertation defense

You are invited to attend Stephanie Kitch’s final dissertation defense. This event is scheduled for November 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm in RAHN #2280.

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