Faculty


March 18, 2019

PhD Final Defense – Laura Hays April 15th

We are excited to have a final dissertation defense scheduled for Laura Hays on April 15th at 11:00 a.m., RAHN 2280. We hope you to see you there!


March 12, 2019

2019 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference

APRIL 12, 2019 7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Beth A. Collins Sharp, PhD, RN, FAAN Director, Division of Program Innovation, Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Previously, she held several leadership roles at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, including Senior Advisor for Women’s Health and Gender…


January 9, 2019

2019 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference

2019 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference Date & Location Friday, April 12, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Jackson T. Stephens 12th Floor, Little Rock, AR Objectives Identify strategies to build successful collaborative teams in research and practice. Discuss the benefits of collaborative teams in research and practice. Examine research to inform health across the lifespan. Registration…


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.


January 26, 2018

Claudia Beverly Lectureship in Nursing Leadership

Diana J. Mason PhD, RN, FAAN

“Using Policy and Media to Promote the Health of Individuals, Families, and Communities” March 8, 2018 4:00-5:00 pm Dr. Diana J. Mason Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute Fred Smith Auditorium 1250 Reception to follow


October 11, 2017

Pao-Feng Tsai, Sarah Rhoads Inducted as Fellows in American Academy of Nursing

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Oct. 10, 2017 | Pao-Feng Tsai, PhD, RN, professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) College of Nursing and Sarah Rhoads, PhD, APRN, director of education in the UAMS Center for Distance Health, were inducted Oct. 7 as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing.  The American Academy of Nursing has more…


September 28, 2017

PhD Meet & Greet

The College of Nursing PhD program will be hosting two Meet & Greet events.  These events will be a time for potential PhD students come and visit with our professors and current PhD students to learn more about the PhD program. The first one is October 11th and the second one is October 19th.


September 19, 2017

Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, Elected to APNA Board of Directors

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Sept. 18, 2017 | Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, is the first faculty member from the UAMS College of Nursing to be elected to the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Board of Directors.  Jones, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, will begin a two-year term in October after being sworn in at the…


September 18, 2017

Barone, Dedicated Team Help Patients Stop Smoking

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Barone, Dedicated Team Help Patients Stop Smoking Sept. 13, 2017 | It was just a chance encounter on a Friday evening, but that fateful meeting has had quite an impact on tobacco cessation research and work in Arkansas.  Seven years ago, Claudia Barone, DNP, EdD, APRN, a professor in the UAMS College of Nursing and a…


September 12, 2017

Dean Cowan, Teresa Whited Named AACN Program Fellows

    Dean Cowan, Teresa Whited Named AACN Program Fellows Sept. 7, 2017 Patricia Cowan, PhD, RN, dean of the UAMS College of Nursing, and Teresa Whited, DNP, APRN, clinical assistant professor and director of Master of Nursing Science programs in the College of Nursing, were named as fellows to respective programs in the American…



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