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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.

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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  • Just as most classes at UAMS are moving online to maintain social distancing during the COVID-19 global pandemic, College of Pharmacy student organizations are going to connect students together as much as possible with technology, too. Madison Green is the new president of the college’s Beta Iota Chapter of The Rho Chi Honor Society. The…

  • UAPB alumna Amanda Winston just took the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) this summer, taking a definitive step toward a career goal she has had in mind since she was a kid in Pine Bluff: becoming a doctor. “As far back as I can remember, I’ve had an interest in medicine,” said Winston, who just…

  • The UAMS College of Pharmacy recently announced the promotions of two faculty members: Lanita White, Pharm.D., from assistant professor to associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. Melanie Reinhardt, Pharm.D., from assistant professor to associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. “Dr. White’s quality of teaching is evidenced by her development of the…

  • Mark Granberry, Pharm.D., opened the 2020 graduation ceremony June 26  for the UAMS College of Pharmacy residents and fellows with an apology to his ninth-grade English teacher. The teacher, Michael Moran, taught him never to use the phrase “more unique” because “unique” means one of a kind, and nothing can be more than one of…

  • Academic traditions originating in the Middle Ages like hooding ceremonies combined June 13 with 21st century technology to produce a successful Honors Convocation for the UAMS College of Pharmacy Class of 2020. Public health and safety considerations resulting from the COVID-19 global pandemic led to the College postponing its annual Honors Convocation, usually held the…