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Saturday, May 19, 2012
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UAMS Graduates 906 New Health Care Professionals


LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) awarded certificates and degrees today to 906 graduates of its five colleges and graduate school during its commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.

Diplomas were presented to 129 in the College of Medicine; 263 in the College of Nursing; 112 in the College of Pharmacy; 44 in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health; 85 in the Graduate School and 273 from the 21 academic programs that make up the College of Health Related Professions.

During commencement, degrees and certificates conferred include the doctor of philosophy, doctor of medicine, doctor of pharmacy, master of science, master of nursing science, bachelor of science in nursing, master of public health, doctor of public health, certificate in clinical and translational science, master of health services administration, post baccalaureate certificate in public health and a variety of degrees in the allied health disciplines including certificates, associate and bachelor of science degrees, post-baccalaureate certificates, the master of imaging sciences and doctor of audiology.

The following are graduates from each of the five UAMS colleges and its graduate school who authorized release of their name and hometown. The graduate lists are divided by college and hometown unless noted.

UAMS College of Medicine

The following graduates received their medical degrees (M.D.).

ARKANSAS
Alma
Kyle B. Basham

Atkins
Jonathan Brixey

Batesville
Sherri Smart

Beebe
Carolyn Elaine Redman

Bryant
Jennifer Hill

Cabot
Nicholas Benjamin Camp

Carlisle
Gracen Hauk
Anthony Woodall

Conway
Alisha Trent

El Dorado
Thomas E. Watts

Eureka Springs
Jon Loudermilk

Fayetteville
Thomas Stewart Atkinson
Jared Garrett
Matthew Malony
William Robert Still III

Fort Smith
Aaron Carson
Gregory Henson
Jay Hinkle
Cassie Jackson
Andrena Kursh

Glenwood
Katie McLean

Harrison
Josh Smith

Hot Springs
Kelly Barnett
Victoria Laine

Jacksonville
Christopher J. Rodriguez

Jonesboro
Andrew Dunham
Robert Frank

Little Rock
Edgar St. Amour
Cody Beight
Britton Ashli Blough
Alissa M. Collins
Marie Dalby
Wesley Greer
Khalil Ibrahim
Matthew Lewis Law
John Clanton Leach
Kimberly Lockhart
Katherine Phillips McMullan
Stephen McMullan
M. Allison Mencer
Christina Miller
Rachel Owings Millner
Alex Neville
Richard D. Powell III
Hassan Rayaz
Emily Smith
Raksha Soora
Nisha Viswanathan
Blake Williams
Tasha Wilbert-Starks

Lonoke
Sara B. Bransford

Mabelvale
Ethan Helm

Marion
Brandi Cox
Paul D. Silveri

Maumelle
Vanna Kay Gordon

McGehee
Vera J. Tate

Monticello
Daniel T. Judkins

Morrilton
Chris Carter
Patrick Michael Fleeman

Mountain Home
Ryan Adkins
Garrett Nelson

North Little Rock
Ashlie White

Osceola
Christian Simmons

Palestine
Holly Jumper

Perryville
Lauren Nolen

Pine Bluff
Matthew J. Forestiere
Stuart Richard Pierce

Russellville
Gary Berner
Doug Eddy
Rebecca Jane Gilbride
Ian Goodman
Hailey Small

Salem
Robbie Hurtt

Searcy
Gerren Hobby

Springdale
Ronan Bakker
Lindsey Collins
Del Sloneker

Star City
Greg Sullivan

Strawberry
April Durham

Stuttgart
Stephanie M. Henkel

Texarkana
William Matthew Harris
LaShundra Nicole Watson

Trumann
Andrew Walters

Vilonia
Jessica Coker

Walnut Ridge
Sheffield Kent

West Memphis
Jerry McKenzie

Wickes
Aldo Trinidad

OUT OF STATE

Los Angeles, Calif.
Katherine Appleget

Council Bluffs, Iowa
Luke Anderson

Reeds Spring, Mo.
Whitney Manlove

Springfield, Mo.
Kyle Evan Arthur

Enid, Okla.
James Barnes

Dallas, Texas
Lindsay Evans

UAMS College of Nursing

The following graduates received either a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN) or a Master of Science in Nursing (MNSc) degree.

ARKANSAS
Alma
Amber Dawn Montgomery, BSN

Arkadelphia
Emily Brooke Arnold, BSN
Erica Morrison, BSN

Ashdown
Jami Michele Hopkins, BSN
Nikki Jo Jewell, BSN
Alexandria Ashley McCloud, BSN
Amanda Ashley Thrash, BSN

Batesville
Virginia L. Harris, BSN
Jennifer Lynn Holsten, BSN
Rachel Ann Landers, BSN
Heidi Leigh Machen, MNSc
Cassandra L. McNeely, BSN
Stephanie McHalffey Owens, BSN

Beebe
Kimberly T. MacConaugha, MNSc
Jessica Lee Schmitz, BSN
Leslie Anne Spence, BSN

Benton
Toyin Kehinde Aliu, MNSc
Kathryn Paige Dawson, BSN
John Randolph Hill, BSN
Heather Ann Lawrence, MNSc
Jennifer Ellen Murphree, MNSc
Leann Renae Ross, MNSc
Wendy Michelle West, MNSc

Bentonville
Hanna Bryant, BSN

Bluffton
Codi Marie Anthony, BSN

Bradley
Chelsi Nicole Chandler, BSN
Amber Lea Spence, BSN

Bryant
Clayton John Bergeron, BSN
Autumn Marie Cunningham, BSN
Cody Ray Grant, BSN
Sherri Ward Graves, MNSc
Angela Ruth Haynie, BSN
Courtney Nicole Robinson, MNSc
Stephanie Kay Steed, BSN
Cady Elise Vowell, BSN

Cabot
Nicole Marie Clark, BSN
Aimee Allison Landry, BSN
Jera Kathleen Self, BSN
Codi Elizabeth Smith, BSN
Jessica Ann Taylor, BSN

Clinton
Rebekah A. Bowling, MNSc

Conway
Nedra D. Allen, MNSc
Lauren MacKenzie Castleberry, BSN
Kathryn Marie Gunter, BSN
Stacey Marie Johnson, MNSc
Alicia Natalie Leon, BSN
Haley Faith Taliaferro, MNSc
Gloria Oluwatoyin Tolani, BSN

DeQueen
Angela Kay Martin, MNSc

DeWitt
Karri Jo Mitchell, MNSc
Michael Charles Seamon, MNSc

Dierks
Ashton Shawntay Icenhower, BSN

Donaldson
Coral Denise Heard, MNSc

Earle
Shakyia Kiere Hale, BSN

El Dorado
Caroline R. Hammond, MNSc
Cassie Nicole Martin, BSN
Andrea Christine Peace, BSN
Rhonda Gail Seat, BSN
Patricia Elsbeth Tucker, BSN
Emile Leighton Turbeville, BSN

England
Shannon Renee Graham, MNSc

Fayetteville
Kristen Kay King, BSN
Megan Michelle Kumpe, MNSc
Gretchen Elizabeth Reinhardt, MNSc
Katiutschka Estela Reyes, MNSc
Ashley Danielle Womack, BSN

Fox
Angela Gail Dodd, MNSc

Genoa
Heather J. Brigham, BSN

Greenbrier
Lisa Kathleen Spann, BSN

Greers Ferry
Nancy LeAnne Kemp, BSN

Hamburg
Lauren Ann Veazey, MNSc

Heber Springs
Sarah Katharine Mullis, BSN

Higden
Danita Lynn Carnett, MNSc

Helena-West Helena
Maggie Francelean Avance, MNSc
Susan Marie Warren, BSN

Hope
Cassidy Lenae Adams, BSN
Jennifer Liane Law, BSN
Chantaney Renee Williams, BSN
Matthew Jarett Huskey, BSN

Hot Springs
Jordan Leigh Carmon, BSN
Wilmington Owen Charles Jr., BSN
Misty Foshee, BSN
Kelsey Michele Gilmore, BSN
Crystal Dawn Marcussen, MNSc

Jacksonville
Imane Berrabeh Barnett, BSN
Starsha Lynn Harding, BSN
Stacey Loretta Moon, BSN
Allison Lynn Pruitt, BSN

Jonesboro
Sonya Ann Rhein, BSN

Judsonia
Anna J. Passmore, MNSc

Little Rock
Brie Elizabeth Alford, MNSc
Mary H. Alverson, MNSc
Angela Marie Barnes, MNSc
Lisa Marie Blaylock, BSN
Amanda Beth Bruton, BSN
Christi M. Butler, BSN
Elizabeth Barry Cook, BSN
Sally Dee Cunningham, BSN
Bahiyyah Raushanah Dawan, BSN
Courtney Renea Ervin, BSN
Kali Ann Evans, MNSc
Joseph Christopher Fendley, MNSc
Angela Michelle Gerke, BSN
Carla Yvette Gilmore, BSN
Jessica Elaine Goasa, BSN
Natalie Nicole Griffith, MNSc
Ashley Evan Grimes, BSN
Amanda Ruth Guise-McDonough, BSN
Joseph David Jimmerson, MNSc
Crystal S. Johnson, BSN
Catherine Elise Kirk, BSN
LaToya S. Lewis, BSN
Janese LaShe Lee, BSN
Shaneika Marcha Lewis-Williams, MNSc
Joanna Deanette Lowery, MNSc
Cassandra Love, BSN
Margaret Powell Love, MNSc
Michael Ryan Marsh, BSN
Lydia Elizabeth Martin, BSN
Vickie L. Mason, MNSc
Jessica Ashley Matheny, BSN
Michael Anthony McAlister, MNSc
Perry Arthur Morgan Jr., BSN
Julia Barrett Norton, BSN
McFranklin Chigozie Ogbonna, BSN
Sarah Elizabeth Price, BSN
Lindsey Reynolds Pumphrey, BSN
Micha Hannah Quillen, BSN
Taliah Dawn Ragland, BSN
Sally Rebecca Shiver, BSN
Kaylee Clair Sisoukrath, BSN
Chelsea LaRin Smith, BSN
David Adam Steinfeld, BSN
Ragen Kyleigh Stone, BSN
Katherine Ann Udron, BSN
Sarah Katherine Watkins, BSN
Lauren Cloud Wiegel, BSN
Melissa Marie Wooten, BSN
Hannah Michelle Wright, BSN
Latoya Danielle Young, BSN

Lockesburg
Jessica Janay Bailey, MNSc

Magnolia
Blake Barrett Watson, BSN

Malvern
Paige Elaine Davis, BSN

Maumelle
Jason M. Koehler, BSN
April Collins Leslie, BSN
Melissa Carol Stevener, BSN

Melbourne
Katelin Susanne Cooper, BSN

Mena
Arien Wayne Lee, BSN
Dana Ruth Beierle, MNSc

Monticello
Samuel Ryan Leslie, BSN
Ashley Anne Horn, BSN

Morrilton
Kimberly Ann Spickes, MNSc

Mountain Home
Jacob Michael Ponder, BSN

Mountain View
Wilda Mae Hanvy, BSN
Audrey Charissa Lauber, BSN

Newport
Rebecca Jeanette Hulsey, BSN
Carolyn Flowers Tucker, BSN

Norphlet
Valerie Amanda White, MNSc

North Little Rock
Keya Leatrice Cooley, BSN
Hannah D. Cater, BSN
Myoshi Bernadette Jackson Austin, MNSc
Latanya Rodgers, BSN
Stephanie Elizabeth Kitch, BSN
Alicia R. Sandubrae, BSN
Chelsea Elizabeth Smith, BSN

Paragould
Ashley Walls, BSN

Pine Bluff
Lamillian A. Cabine, BSN
Tara Holmes Hubbart, MNSc
Kelley Lynn Owen, BSN
Karen Elizabeth Puckett, BSN
Vunkisha L. Nash, MNSc

Pocahontas
Matthew Casey Jones, BSN

Prescott
Lauren Elizabeth Greenwood, BSN
Samantha Kaye Stovall, BSN
Kirbie Laken Haynie, BSN

Rison
Amanda Christine Lem, MNSc

Rogers
Amenda Michele Fisher, MNSc
Amanda Kaye Quinn, BSN

Russellville
Mikki Elizabeth Lock, BSN
Kathryn Newton Rowley, MNSc

Searcy
Jessica Lynne Crossen, BSN
Alice Ann Jordan, BSN
Alison Meredith Baldridge, MNSc

Scott
Kimberly R. Booth, BSN

Sheridan
Peggy Lynn Chandler, MNSc
Shelly W. Crouse, MNSc
Laura Linda Dedman, BSN
Rebecca Ann Hobson, BSN
Jared Anthony Johnson, BSN
James Mark Tanner, MNSc
Catherine Annette Waters, BSN

Sherwood
Mary Katherine Jez, BSN

Springdale
Cintia Maria Downing, MNSc
Cindy Annice Lyman, BSN
Haleigh Michelle Power, BSN

Springfield
Denice Marie Jones, MNSc

Stuttgart
Gena Lynn Powers, MNSc

Taylor
Jessica LeAnne Disotell, BSN

Texarkana
Sandra Michelle Madewell, BSN
Peyton Elizabeth Mills, MNSc
Deanna Robin Padgett, BSN
Eileen Dilia Walraven, BSN
Holly Nichole White, BSN
Laura Marie Willis, BSN

Trumann
Belinda Robertson, MNSc

Vilonia
Joshua Cole Davis, BSN
Caitlin R. Taylor, BSN
Jennifer Victoria Shook, MNSc

White Hall
Kathryn Peacock, BSN

OUT OF STATE

Goshen, Ind.
Heather Schell Gwatney, BSN

Lowell, Ind.
Donald Eugene Wleklinski, MNSc

Lenexa, Kan.
Jamie Christine Leopold, BSN

Forest Hill, Md.
Chelsea Thomason Rich, BSN

Hyattsville, Md.
Gregory Oatis Fluitt, MNSc

Southaven, Miss.
Christi Lyn Bader, BSN

Barnhart, Mo.
Kristin Nicole Jimenez, BSN

Jefferson City, Mo.
Emily Dawn Cobb, BSN

Kirksville, Mo.
Sarah Margaret Elam, BSN

Nigeria
Eunice Orji, MNSc

Warren, Ohio
Rita Marie Draggs, MNSc

Sand Springs, Okla.
Wendy Dawn Neel, BSN

Tulsa, Okla.
Kaylin Marie Minihan, BSN

Dallas, Texas
Ryan Hughes Berner, BSN

DeKalb, Texas
Brittany Genay Eubanks, BSN

Hooks, Texas
Antionette Yvonne Runnels, BSN

New Boston, Texas
Channing Lyn Day, BSN

Texarkana, Texas
Timothy Adam Crabtree, MNSc
Holland Amanda Davis, BSN
Candace Ann Hambleton, MNSc
Sara Leanne Miers, MNSc
Timothy Orenthal Paslay, BSN
Allan M. Thomas, BSN
Sarah S. Guy, BSN

Port Orchard, Wash.
Amy Jeanette Sanders, MNSc


UAMS College of Pharmacy

The following graduates received their pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.).

ARKANSAS
Arkadelphia
Evan Jon Secrest

Bald Knob
Kena Danielle Glaze Taylor

Batesville
Karen Lynn Sibley

Bearden
Lauren Brooke McWhorter Denton

Beebe
Courtney Rae Underwood

Benton
Michael Alan Haltom
William Kenon Hill
Sarah Elizabeth Norman
Chelsea Suzanne Shelman

Bentonville
Fouzia Nicole Armstrong

Blytheville
John Charles Rose Jr.

Bryant
Marshall Wayne Bettoney
Stacy Leigh McGrew
Daniel Reese Price

Cabot
Alyson Michelle Greenwood
Belinda Maxine Wynn

Camden
Taylor Matthew Knight

Centerton
Rachel Lynn Grubb

Cerro Gordo
Lauren Gaston Willis

Cherokee Village
Allyson Brooke Luethy

Colt
Chadwick Vance

Conway
Matthew Hambuchen
Athena Lynn Kingston

Cord
Vanessa Brooke Bradley

DeQueen
Courtney Lane Hooker

Dover
Kristen Sarah Pohl

El Dorado
Natalie Hammond Morgan

Fort Smith
Grant Jack Christiaan Cates
Kristina Duyen Ta Gray
Charity Jewelle Kincannon
Claire Parnell Sizemore

Greenbrier
Jordan Lynn Brazeal

Greenwood
Jessica Marie Gobin
Kaili Elizabeth Melton

Gurdon
Lacey Jester Neel

Hamburg
David Scott Simmons

Hampton
Robert Lee Hollingsworth

Hope
Eric Ray Johnson
Edwin Keon Muldrew

Hot Springs
Sara Marie Benfer
Aaron Sean Bowen
Glen Alan Hickman Jr.
Samuel Harley Hutchens
Joseph M. Switzer

Jacksonville
Christina Marie Thompson

Jonesboro
Andrew Robert Curtis
Jamie Lynn Liles
Austin Wade Malone
Shaun Stephen Smith
Rian Reid Snell

Junction City
Edgar Calvin Langley

Lake Village
Amy Suzanne Kniss

Little Rock
Kacey Kay Bright
Amber Bennett Bynum
Jeffrey Allen Cobb
Lindsay Johnson Coleman
Heidi Renee' Cox
Caleb Allen Craig
Amanda Michelle Dumas
Lindsey Lee Fielder Fisher
Brittany Laine Goings
Jerald Christopher Hailey
Lynn Anne Kaye Hailey
Doris Yimgain Nounamo Kom
Alexis Anne Scalia
Myka Rogers Tabor
Whitney Hope Tharp
Carrie Danelle Walker
Jennifer Lynn Williams
Kathryn Luttrell Wright
Adam Ernest Zimmerman

Malvern
Sara Elizabeth Harrod

Marshall
Marinda Renee Bryan
Megan Mainord McDaniel

McGehee
Andrea Smith Warren

Mena
Heather Ashley Tinnell

Mountain Home
Jacqueline Marie Carter
Mallory Kay Linck
Jason Aaron Parsons

Mulberry
Nathan Louis Hutain

Nashville
Questin Pierce Darcey

North Little Rock
Jacob Thomas Hyatt
Celeste Nicole Much

Paragould
Jason Andrew Cole
Jason Lynn Houston
Sarah Hargrave Newberry
Mallory Anne Williams

Pine Bluff
Kendra Yvonne Bearden
Sharliese S. Boateng

Rogers
Johnny Mike Hicks II
McKenna Marie Hicks
Amandeep Kaur
Elisabeth Leigh-Anne Trotter

Russellville
Tiffany Marie Hughes Felton
Thomas Matthew Wilkins

Rye
Diana Lauren Reynolds

Searcy
Amanda Carol Felton

Sheridan
Laura Elizabeth Scully

Springdale
Jennifer Nichole Klee

Tuckerman
Brandon Keith Holland

Van Buren
Alissa Jordan Ferrari
Cally Dawn Sprayberry Morrow
Tyler Steven Pitchford
Joshua James Rust
Natalie Nichole Harris Smith

OUT OF STATE
Englewood, Fla.
Douglas E. Cutsinger

Germantown, Tenn.
Scott Bradford Moore

DeKalb, Texas
Micah Nelson Tompkins

Linden, Texas
Brittany E. Browning Rhyne

Redwater, Texas
Helen Elizabeth Pennington

Rowlett, Texas
Jazmin M. Hamilton

Texarkana, Texas
Heather Ann Ainsley


UAMS College of Health Related Professions

The following graduates are listed by degree program.

Certificate in Emergency Medical Sciences
Anthony Wayne Baker – Cabot
Jonathan Brent Baldwin – Sherwood
Matthew James Barker – Conway
Mark E. Glover – Benton
Christopher James Harcus – Maumelle
Melanie A. Knight – Bryant
Dustin Gerald Medford – Sherwood
Misty Marie Minchew – Bigelow
Caitlin A. Rodriguez – San Antonio, Texas
Cammie Lynne Spindel – Little Rock
Adam Treymane Uptain – Stuttgart
Adam Casey Weiser – Conway
Stoney White – Cabot

Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene
Daniela Azevedo Gama – North Little Rock

Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Sciences
Lee Van Brown – Little Rock
Dwayne Davis – Bryant
Kandice Nicolle Doyle – Bauxite
Tyler Edward Richmond – North Little Rock

Associate of Science in Medical Radiography
Nicole Michele Alexander – Ashdown
LaToya Shunta Barker – Pine Bluff
Carrie Elizabeth Belt – Little Rock
Cindy Mae Brent – Fouke
Nicole Ruth Brown – Little Rock
Wayne Dale Casey – Quinlan, Texas
Amanda Leigh Chandler – Texarkana, Texas
Kevin A. Coulter – Cabot
Christopher W. Croft – Alexander
Angela Christine Darnell – Farmington
Kayla Michelle Dickey – Conway
Alexandra Rene’ Epperson – Little Rock
Abby Camille Healey – Dumas
Jeremy Lynn Hitt – Gentry
Melody J. Hoyt – Lowell
Brittany Dawn Hudson – Fayetteville
Sarah Michelle Kilcrease – Nashville
Valerie J. Martin – North Little Rock
Desiree A. McCaster – Sherwood
Leah Alexis Monroe – Jacksonville
Tiffany DeAnne Montoya – Texarkana, Texas
Courtney Ellen Moody – Conway
Russell Scott Pearson – Little Rock
Ashley Lauren Pettigrew – Horatio
Katie Jo Poole – Greenbrier
Elizabeth Lillie-Anna Ray – Texarkana
Angela Rene’ Roller – Springdale
Nicole Leigh Sappington – Rogers
Marisa Rae Shaloski – Perryville
Terri Lynette Smith – Bella Vista
Nicole Elizabeth Taylor – Sherwood
Jennifer Erin Teeter – Bryant
Brandon Lynn Thompson – Texarkana
Courtney Lee Woodard – Wake Village, Texas
Melissa Ann Yocum – El Dorado

Associate of Science in Medical Record Technology
Michele Gagnon Aitchison – Texarkana, Texas
Gretchen Faith Bell – Little Rock
Ty Tiffini Beyerlein – Little Rock
Denese Danielle Diggs – Conway
Erin Kathryn Easley – Texarkana
Jane Riddle Fletcher – North Little Rock
Bonnie H. Fratesi – White Hall
Eric Dean Gammill – North Little Rock
Michelle Lea Gilleran – Conway
Leslie Michelle Howard – Alexander
Cheryl D. Jones – Bauxite
Aniello Alfonso Maglione – Little Rock
Heather Lenore Morris – Conway
Nina K. Owens – North Little Rock
Bobbi A. Phillips – Redfield
Peggy Lynn Pulliam – Sherwood
Terrence Duane Pulliam – Sherwood
Tabitha D. Ryals – Jefferson
Russell John Shebesh – Springdale
Allison Claire Tillman – Searcy
Amy L. Whitfield – Texarkana, Texas

Associate of Science in Surgical Technology
Erica MonÄ“t Browning – Pine Bluff
William Patrick Ellis – Conway
Stephanie Celeste Hern – Little Rock
Erin Amanda Kucala – North Little Rock
Rachel Leigh Madison – Hot Springs
Jo Ann Quiroz – Lonoke
Hayley Noel Saul – Des Arc
Morgan Deann Stroope – Hot Springs
Samantha R. Watts – Little Rock
Catherine Suzanne Whitener – Bigelow
James Benjamin Young – Cabot

Bachelor of Science in Cardio Respiratory Care
Angela Michele Austin – Clarkridge
Heather Jean Baker – Greenbrier
Jennifer Jill Bartlett – Heber Springs
Lauren Christine Bechdoldt – Mountain Home
Michael Christopher Burns – Jacksonville
Mauri Noelle Chambers – Dumas
Megan Michele Clopper – Cabot
Michael Don Curbo – Batesville
Tasha Allyn Harris – North Little Rock
Michelle Lynn Hart – Center Ridge
Kevin Dale Hensley – New Edinburg
Milus Ray Hughey – Desha
Kayla Mae Killian – Mountain Home
Robert Lamont Jenkins – Little Rock
Kendall Duane Lott – Little Rock
Ashley Ann Miller – Melbourne
Pablo Rafael Rodriguez – Alexander
Edward Christopher Shaw – Jasper
Cody Steed Sherman – Little Rock
Joshua L. Story – Little Rock
Kendra Lee VanWinkle – Batesville
Elizabeth Anne Wallace – Brinkley
Alison Katie Wharton – Little Rock
Elizabeth DeAnn Williams – Lonoke
Kyle Lawrence Williams – LittleRock
Cassie Renee Wolverton – Batesville
Keila Rebeca Zeledon – Little Rock

Bachelor of Science in Cytotechnology
Ashley Nichole Broughton-Richison – Sherwood
Steven Michael Caradine – North Little Rock
Keri Crowder – Little Rock
Lindsey Anne Floyd – Conway
Robert Joseph Lessard III – Greenbrier
Wanda Elena Lessard – Greenbrier
Deidra SylviaRose Veasley – North Little Rock

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene
Stephanie Renae Brown – Hensley
Christina Nicole Bryson – Paragould
Mary Elizabeth Byerly – Flippin
Lindsey Stallings Cooke – Little Rock
DeiDre Michelle Cotton – Sherwood
Bailey C. Dietrich – White Hall
Haley Brooke Gartman – Rogers
Kristen Nichole Goodin – Benton
Mary Dudley Hodges – Forrest City
Megan Whitney Jameson – Little Rock
Jessie Rae Jones – Alexander
Olivia Lynette Lieblong – Alexander
April Nicole Loken – Hot Springs
Amber Brooke Luther – Mountain Home
Brynn Marie McCollum – North Little Rock
Reagan Lynn McKinley – Benton
Christy Lynn McSpadden – Conway
Justina Kelly Miller – Midway
Lauren Whitney Moffitt – Little Rock
Cassie Jean Morrison – Paragould
Melody Ann Motal – Little Rock
Haley Michelle Owens – Amity
Amanda Beth Pendley – Houston
Ashley E. Ratton – Greers Ferry
Taihlor Jade Roberson – Conway
Leslie Ann Robinson – Camden
Robin Nicole Sherrill – Dumas
Kristin Noelle Snyder – Bentonville
Savannah Whitney Stewart – Conway
Amber Marie Stubenfoll – Bull Shoals
Toshua Denean Thomas – Jacksonville
Lindsey Brooke Tucker – Leachville
Heather Nicole Waller – Emerson
Whitney Elyse West – Bryant
Brittany Nicole Wilson – Little Rock
Jessica Margaret Wright – Hot Springs

Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Holly Dale Ash – Viola
Natalie Paige Brockinton – Little Rock
Haley Camille Daniel – Alexander
Shaylene DeBusk – Conway
Julie Christina Falcho – Sherwood
Jennifer Lynette Greathouse – Texarkana, Texas
Jennifer Renee Hodges – Enola
Shannon R. Larese – Charlottesville, Va.
LaRon S. Lasker – Conway
Anita Diaz Martinez – Lancaster, Pa.
Kelsey Ann Ross – Bryant
Tracy M. Schnurbusch – Bentonville
Nick Sven Sorg – Cammack Village
Sarah Danielle Stanley – Alexander

Bachelor of Science in Medical Dosimetry
Robin Elizabeth Brummett – Shreveport, La.
Cynthia D. Cummings – Sherwood
Madison Ashton Fletcher – Jonesboro
Harvey Michael Johnson – Berryville
Phillip Andrew Kerr – North Little Rock

Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology
Ashley Nichole Baker – Texarkana, Texas
Andreea Silvia Banut – Hot Springs
Tray Nicole Barker – Texarkana, Texas
Dana Goode Bassi – Fayetteville
Kyle A. Baumunk – Elizabeth
Teegan Deann Baumunk – Elizabeth
Michael Bonilla – Little Rock
Crystal Ann Bratton – Hot Springs
Jeffrey Lee Cassell – Fayetteville
Heather Cathleen Collier – Benton
Mary Katherine Deatherage – Lowell
Amanda Marie Fisler – Rison
Kamarin Elise Fletcher – Greenwood
Leah M. Fruechting – Little Rock
Jonathan Thomas Goodin – Hot Springs
Seth Michael Harris – Stephens
Nicholas Glen Kacena – North Little Rock
Tarra Beth Keathley – Conway
Kwan Ling Karen Li – Glendale Heights, Ill.
Danielle Leanne Long – Lonsdale
Jodye Jahna Lybrand – Texarkana
Robert Blake Manning – Russellville
Parisa Sue Mardanlou – Van Buren
Elizabeth Ann Mendyk – Green Forest
Megan Elise Millican – Fort Smith
Leslee Ann Morris – Bryant
Felicia Lachet Myers – Fayetteville
Harriet K. Nabawanuka – Little Rock
Kelly Jean Otwell – Texarkana, Texas
Sharon Elizabeth Rhodes – Hot Springs
Yin Wang – Little Rock
Antoinette Welch – Hot Springs
Christine Carol Wellman – Alexander
LaShervia Nykee Williams – Pine Bluff
Erica Lana Woods – Pine Bluff
Jessica Lynn Jeanette Yarbrough – Amity
Leah Nicole York – Bonnerdale
Imelda Aguirre Zaldivar – Prescott

Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Imaging Sciences
Erin Briana Auld – Little Rock
Kelley M. Brown – Austin
Dorrance Edward Cullison – Tyler, Texas
Joshua Aaron Gibson – Searcy
Poorvi C. Patel – Clinton
Heather Dawn Phillips – Clarksville
Lauren Danielle Poag – Etowah
Elizabeth Carol Resinger – Pine Bluff
Kendall Mechelle Roberts – Cleveland, Miss.
Kelly Kristine Styron – Cameron, La.
Nancy Meshelle Vickers – Crockett, Texas
Leslie Renae Williams – Eufaula, Okla.

Bachelor of Science in Ophthalmic Medical Technology
Ariel Khrystyne Bailey – Little Rock
Meagan Elizabeth Chastain – Conway
Amy Jean Hischier – Washington, Mo.

Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy
Robin Danielle Horton – Marshall
Haylee S. O’Kelley – Vilonia

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Imaging Sciences
Laci Jaye Barnes – Monticello
Noah Allen Birlson – Bradford
Misty Lynn Carnahan – Ulm
Shirley Ann Cooper – London
Mallory Lynn Gilbert – Texarkana
Crystal Ann Godsey – Cabot
Jessica L. Heard – Rogers
Andrew Byron Hollinger – Little Rock
Samantha Gayle Jones – Lockesburg
Kimberly Allison Keeter – Harrison
Elizabeth Diane Kelley – Conway
Peter F. Kennedy – Springdale
Tracey Renee Litton – Ogden
Amanda Lauren Melvin – Benton
Amanda Lynette Milholland – Atkins
Muntriel DeVon Phillips – Little Rock
Tessa R. Ramsey – Huntsville
Savannah Leigh Smith – Yellville
Shannon Marie Still – Texarkana, Texas
Reginald Lee Tucker – Little Rock
Necon A. Warrior – Maumelle
Roger Glenn Wells – Royal
Jennifer L. Wright – Fayetteville

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Dietetics and Nutrition
Maggie Bishawn Bell – North Little Rock
Amy Suzanne Berry – Little Rock
Brooke Giaccio Chandler – Little Rock
Julie Brooke Hall – Fayetteville
Avigael Rhodes Hereford – Little Rock
Sarah Kathleen Hull-Ryde – Grapevine, Texas
Jennifer Lynn Keifer – Washington, DC
Elizabeth Marie Mannon – Concord, Calif.
Holly Nicole Murry – Cabot
Alexander Matthew Radovich – Crystal Lake, Ill.
Pearline G. Saucier – Conway
Jordan Alaine Teeple – Little Rock
Moly Daniels Wagman – Danville, Calif.
Nakia Renae Westbrook – Round Rock, Texas

Master of Imaging Sciences
Nuclear Medicine Advanced Associate
Elizabeth Lasher Albritton – Amarillo, Texas
Judith Ellen Burke – Cuba, Mo.
Julie Wicker Eberting – Amarillo, Texas
Vicki Lynn LaRue – Arvada, Colo.

Master of Imaging Sciences
Radiologist Assistant
Michael Douglas Bortone – Atlanta, Ind.
Kathy Ann Kane – Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Theresa Marie Ray – Latrobe, Pa.
Caitlin Rose Schaumberg – Greenwood, Ind.

Doctor of Audiology
Matthew Cliff Brown – Benton
Barry L. Deese – Harrisburg, Pa.
Darby Lynn Eckl – North Little Rock
Amanda Jane Hartz – North Little Rock
Melissa Ann Robertson – Benton
Kelly Rae Zimmerman – Greenbrier


UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

The following graduates are listed by degree program.

Doctor of Public Health
Victoria Leigh Evans – Bryant
Michael Kent Stracener - Heber Springs
Lisa Washburn – Hot Springs

Master of Public Health
Martha Layne Baxter – Little Rock
Kristina Lee Bondurant - Bryant
Josh Callaway – Russellville
Constance Michele Carroll – Conway
Patrick Michael Fleeman – Morrilton
Wesley Barrett Garner – Fayetteville
Coedy Tim Hadden – Little Rock
Tiffany Antionette Hall – Little Rock
Cassandra Rochell Hunter – Pine Bluff
Sonal Jagasia – Greenwood, Ind.
Victoria J. Land – Little Rock
Randy D. Lee – Little Rock
Nakita Nicole Lovelady – Helena-West Helena
Heather Naomie Malveaux – Marrero, La.
Suzette Renee McLaurin – Little Rock
Sarah Elizabeth Norman – Benton
April D. Moore – Helena-West Helena
Shelly D. Quick – Little Rock
Hillary Marie Rivera – Sherwood
Brandi Louise Roberts – Palatka, Fla.
Alicia Schock – Elgin, Ill.
Sarah Tamo – Alexander
Master of Public Health
Morgan Lee Conine Uchtman – Arkadelphia
Shelby Vadjunec – Little Rock
Marylou Wallace – St. Ann, Mo.
Tasha Wilbert-Starks – Little Rock

Master of Health Services Administration
James Powell Cheek – Little Rock
Brian M. Cherry – Maumelle
Naranath Chintala - Hyderabad, India
Phillip Carl Farmer – Monticello
Jonathan J. Flannery – Gallup, N.M.
Valerie Aileen Lumpkins – Flower Mound, Texas
Drew Speer – North Little Rock
Swetha Reddy Veeravalli – Hyderabad, India
Jessica R. Wallace – Arkadelphia
William Paul Watson – Conway
Lauren Nicole Williams – North Little Rock

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Public Health
John Coleman Gocio – Bentonville
Stephanie Kay Johnson – Little Rock
James Terry Paul – Rison


UAMS Graduate School

The following graduates are listed by degree program.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Pamela Riggs Ashcraft – Little Rock
Jennifer Leigh Ann Atchison – Texarkana, Texas
Susan C. Ball – Canada
Stamatela Balou – Greece
Tommy Mac Bird – Prattsville
Stefania Cane’ – Italy
Shubhra Chauduri – India
Cody Chase Cook – Bryant
Steven M. Cooper – Searcy
Rebecca Jane Gilbride – Frederick, Md.
Joy Eldona Good – Stuttgart
Kristie Blackwell Hadden – Little Rock
Hamdan Hamdan – Lebanon
Joseph Hunter Holthoff – Gould
Nebojsa Kezunovic – Montenegro
Sujay V. Kharade – India
Kyongmin Kim – Prattsville
Juan Liu – China
Melanie Matthews Lowry – Temple, Texas
Melda Onal – Turkey
Elina Pathak – India
Lakshmi Prasad Potluri – India
Shannon P. Rose – Searcy
Laura Lynn Shotts – Paragould
Christian Dupre Simmons – Osceola
Christen Dana Simon – Little Rock
Sherri Kay Smart – Batesville
Steven Eugene Smith – Frisco, Texas
Zhen Wang – China
Jinhu Xiong – China
Endrit Ziu – Little Rock

Master of Science
Mir Murtuza Ali – Little Rock
Carlea Jana Angeles – Little Rock
Kylie Megan Austin – Dover
Erin Marie Berry – Ozark
Jason B. Callahan – Mountain Home
Albert Carey – White Hall
Jessica Carney – DeWitt
Kali Nicole Chatham – Louisville, Ky.
Shameka Leann Clark – Yukon, Okla.
Mary Candace Depper-Sellers – El Dorado
Elizabeth Drake – Santa Rosa, Calif.
Erin Lynn Dykes – Oxford, Miss.
Katelin May Estes – Cabot
Brandon Charles Fontenelle – Terrytown, La.
Shay Mikel Garner – Arkadelphia
Mugdha N. Gokhale – India
Robin Rebecca Gould – Huntsville, Ala.
Hannah Elizabeth Goyne – Vilonia
Terri Lynn Graves – Searcy
Courtney Renee Hays – Little Rock
Ashley Renee Hilborn – Benton
John Freeland Jayroe – Heber Springs
Jenna Lea Jones – Mount Ida
Heidi Nicole Judkins – Monticello
Arpit Kashyap – India
Julie Anna Kaylor – Conway
Nasim Ahmed Khan – India
Matthew Kovak – Maynard
Carrie Elizabeth Lamb – Little Rock
Lascelles Ewen Lyn-Cook, Jr. – Little Rock
Jennifer Michele Marks – Little Rock
Letha G. McGarity – Benton
Katie Ann McGlone – Arkadelphia
Jennifer M. Mills – Searcy
Erin Elizabeth Moore – Arkadelphia
Laura Sanders Norman – North Little Rock
Devon Jermaine O’Guinn – El Dorado
Julie C. Plunkett – Little Rock
Mary Cathryn Reeves – Searcy
Matthew Taylor Reynolds – Bentonville
Laura Jill Richmond – Poplar Grove
Bridgette Veronica Rooney – Jacksonville
Dumitru Rotaru – Romania
Hamida Saba – Little Rock
Bennett Warren Schmidt – Little Rock
Jeanine C. Schulze – Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Lindsay Alexis Shotzman – Fort Smith
Bethany Lynn Splawn – Mount Ida
William Andrew Stevenson – Siloam Springs
Sara Emily Tucker – Monticello
Sarah Catherine Vick – Conway
Mary Kathryn Williams – Winchester, Tenn.

Certificate in Clinical and
Translational Science
Ahmed M. AlWbari – Little Rock
Konstantinos Arnaoutakis – Little Rock
Anu Batra – Little Rock
Samuel A. Burns – Fort Smith
Amy Lynn Cleveland – Little Rock
Vijay Kumar Kannam – India
Reshma Khetpal – Little Rock
Fade a. Mahmoud – Little Rock
Jaya Nair – Little Rock
Sara Ellen Peeples – Little Rock
Bobbie S. Rhodes-Clark – Augusta

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. Named best Little Rock metropolitan area hospital by U.S. News & World Report, it is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has more than 2,800 students and 775 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com.








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