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Due to COVID-19, the UAMS College of Pharmacy has extended their application deadline to May 1, 2020.

In addition, the UAMS College of Pharmacy will accept online courses for all prerequisite requirements for spring, summer, and fall 2020 semesters. Any prerequisite course may also be taken as a letter grade, pass/fail, or credit/no credit. Due to national test center closures and uncertainty of availability of test dates, the PCAT will not be required for applicants from March 13, 2020 to the end of the 2020-2021 admissions cycle. Applicants applying for fall 2021 entry are not required to take the PCAT.

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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Director of the Division of Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is seeking a dynamic academic leader to guide the growth and development of the Division of Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy (PEP) as a regional, national and international leader in health economics, outcomes research and graduate education. The duties of the Director of the PEP Division contribute to and further the mission of UAMS: To improve the health, healthcare, and well-being of Arkansans and others in the region, nation and world.
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