Assistant or Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

The UAMS College of Pharmacy is searching for an Assistant or Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Reporting directly to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy, this person will be responsible for leading and enhancing the educational mission of the College of Pharmacy.

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  • Increasing chronic pain patients’ opioid prescription doses does not seem to improve pain, according to a VA study. Researchers from the Central Arkansas and Minneapolis VA health care systems and three universities looked at prescribing data of more than 50,000 VA patients taking opioids. They found that patients who had their opioid dosage increased did…

  • Spending a month last May in the Arkansas Poison and Drug Information Center helped Masha Yemets, a UAMS College of Pharmacy student, define the career path she wants to follow. Yemets, who graduates in May, spent that month answering calls in the center from a broad cross-section of the public. “I had an inkling I…

  • Bone health is an expanding area of research with far-reaching clinical applications — from regenerating limbs to stopping bone cancer in its tracks — and UAMS is well-situated as a leader in the field. That was the resounding theme of the Showcase of Medical Discoveries: A Focus on Bone Research, held Jan. 22 at UAMS….

  • Increasing the opioid dose that a chronic pain patient regularly receives also increases their risk of adverse health outcomes while showing no significant reduction in pain, according to studies by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers. Brad Martin, Pharm.D., Ph.D., and Corey Hayes, Pharm.D., Ph.D., authored the two studies published separately online this…

  • Choosing a career is sometimes difficult if a student has more than one interest. However, if a student has a passion for both pharmacy and research, pursuing concurrent Pharm.D., and Ph.D. degrees can unite those interests and double them. Amanda Stolarz, Pharm.D., Ph.D., came to that realization early in her study to earn a doctorate…