Student Stories

Paul Ropp, DNP, MSNc, BSN, RN

Paul Ropp, DNP, MSNc, BSN, RN is entering his second year of his PhD degree in Nursing at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing. Paul has a Doctorate of Nursing Practice but realized he needed his PhD to pursue clinical research. He has a long-standing interest in research, and chose the PhD program because it offers a wide range of opportunities for research, and collaboration with multidisciplinary professions in the health care field, and for individual mentoring.

I choose UAMS.


Ayasha Thomason, MNSc

Ayasha Thomason, MNSc is pursuing her PhD degree in Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing. Her focus is turning clinical situations into research studies.

I choose UAMS.

Learn more about the PhD in Nursing programs.


Stephanie Kitch, BSN

Stephanie Kitch, BSN, is pursuing her post BSN to PhD degree in Nursing at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing. She was introduced to the PhD program and one-on one mentoring during a summer internship available through the BSN program. She chose the BSN to PhD route to focus specifically on research, and to continue to receive mentoring and form collaborative relationships with faculty.

I choose UAMS.

 

Learn more about the BSN to PhD programs.


Jason Ketcher, RN, BSN

Jason Ketcher, BSN, is pursuing his Master’s degree in Nursing at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing.  The College is helping him achieve his goal of reaching a leadership position in nursing.

I choose UAMS.

 

Learn more about the Master of Nursing Science (MNSc) programs.


Brittany Beasley, BSN, RN

I choose to be unstoppable. 

“I’m always on the go. I have a to-do list longer than there is time to do it. The UAMS College of Nursing understood this and helped me advance my nursing career while still balancing my family and busy schedule. Now I’m still on the go, but I’m happier and really heading places!”

I choose UAMS.

 

Learn more about the RN to BSN and RN to Master’s programs.


Students in the News

  • Celebrating Years of Service

    CONGRATULATIONS to the following CON family members who were honored this week for their service years to UAMS! Thank you for all you do!!   Donna Middaugh:  30 years Lee Blackwood:  20 years Karan Cox:  20 years Patricia Wright:  20 years Sonya Henderson 15 years Pamela LaBorde:  15 years Leanne Lefler: 15 years Sandra Lubin: …

  • Tribute to Jane McGehee Wilson

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            Remembering UAMS Foundation Fund Board Lifetime Member Jane McGehee Wilson   http://giving.uams.edu/s/1496/16/interior.aspx?sid=1496&gid=1&pgid=1636

  • 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…