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

  • Jean McSweeney, PhD, Featured in Heber Springs Paper for Presentation

    Dr. McSweeney

    May 03, 2017 | Jean C. McSweeney, PhD, a professor and associate dean for research in the College of Nursing, was featured in the Heber Springs’ The Sun Times last month for her presentation on women’s cardiovascular health and her research on the topic to theHeber Springs Arts and Letters Club. She is internationally known…

  • Heart disease is number one killer of women

    Dr. Jean McSweeney, UAMS College of Nursing Associate Dean of Research and nationally-acclaimed researcher in women’s cardiovascular disease; Martha McCarty Wells of Dallas, trustee of the Madelyne M. and Edward C. McCarty Fund; and Brenda Scisson, Executive Director for Development of the College of Nursing. Courtesy of El Dorado News-Times By Janice McIntyre, City Editor,…

  • UAMS Nurses Number Half of Inaugural Great 100 Nurses of Arkansas List

    100 best nurses in Arkansas

    April 20, 2017 | The Great 100 Nurses Foundation has released its list of the top nurses in Arkansas and half of the caregivers honored are University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) nurses. The UAMS nurses recognized encompass numerous backgrounds and specialties in research, administration and practice.  To see the UAMS nurses honored, visit…