Faculty Member – Amy Franks


Amy Franks, Pharm.D.

Associate Professor and Chair 

Department of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: (501) 296-1296
Fax: (501) 296-1168
Office: ED II Bldg 6/108B
Email: afranks@uams.edu

Education & Training

Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Research Fellowship, UAMS College of Pharmacy
Doctor of Pharmacy, conferred with High Honors, UAMS College of Pharmacy
Pre-pharmacy studies, Ouachita Baptist University

Teaching Responsibilities

Director, UAMS College of Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program
Recitation Coordinator, Therapeutics I
Recitation Coordinator, Therapeutics II
Small group facilitator, Introduction to Patient-Centered Communication
Course Coordinator, Special Problems in Therapeutics (teaching-focused elective)

Research & Scholarly Interests

Faculty development, resident development, teaching certificate programs, effective teaching and learning methods

Honors & Awards

Education Award, Arkansas College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2015
2011 Difference Maker, Ouachita Baptist University 125th Anniversary
UAMS Chancellor’s Faculty Teaching Award, 2005, 2008
College of Pharmacy Class of 2008 Award for Outstanding Faculty Member in Pharmacy Practice
Invited Faculty, Teaching and Leading EBM: A Workshop for Teachers and Champions of Evidence-Based Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2006
UAMS College of Pharmacy Student Body Teacher of the Year Award, 2005
UAMS College of Pharmacy Dean’s Teaching Incentive Award, 2005
UAMS CARE (Compassion, Attitude, Respect, Excellence) Recognition, June 2004


American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
American College of Clinical Pharmacy
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Arkansas Association of Health-System Pharmacists
Arkansas College of Clinical Pharmacy (AR-ACCP)
Arkansas Pharmacists Association
Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society
Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society, Beta Iota Chapter

Publications – PubMed
Publications – ResearchGate

Curriculum Vitae