Education Briefs


Published Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Among the graduates earning the Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy on Saturday, May 17, were the following Faulkner county residents:

Natasha Lawson Adkins is the daughter of Billy and Renee Lawson and is married to Chris Adkins, all of Greenbrier. At the College of Pharmacy Senior Honors Convocation, Natasha was honored with the Mylan Pharmaceuticals Excellence in Pharmacy Award. She received a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Central Arkansas prior to attending the College of Pharmacy.

Bernice S. Amoakohene is the daughter of Lydia Amoakohene of Conway and the late James Amoakohene. She received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, prior to attending the College of Pharmacy.

Brenna Lowery Martin is the daughter of Doug and Donna Lowery of Greenbrier and is married to Rocky Martin of Pettigrew. Brenna attended Arkansas Tech University in Russellville prior entering to the College of Pharmacy.

Rebecca Burks Mitchell is the daughter of Robert and Sandy Burks of Conway and is married to Brian Mitchell of Maumelle. She attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville prior to entering the College of Pharmacy. In recognition of Rebecca's academic achievements, she was selected for Rho Chi National Honor Society and earned the Doctor of Pharmacy degree with Honors.

Danielle Jevicky Moore is the daughter of Frank Jevicky of Greenbrier and Judith Purdy of Haleyville, Ala. She is married to Alexander Moore of Fort Smith. Prior to attending the College of Pharmacy, Danielle attended the University of Central Arkansas. In recognition of her academic achievements, Danielle was selected for Rho Chi National Honor Society and earned the Doctor of Pharmacy degree with Honors.

Richard Bret Yarbro is the son of Charles and Peggy Yarbro of Blytheville and is married to Amanda Moyer Yarbro of Forrest City. Bret graduated from Hendrix College in Conway with a bachelor's degree in chemistry. In recognition of his academic achievements, Bret was selected for Rho Chi National Honor Society and earned the Doctor of Pharmacy degree with High Honors.

College of Medicine

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences awarded certificates and degrees today to 827 graduates of its five colleges and graduate school during its commencement ceremony at Barton Coliseum. William Alexander Freeman of Conway was included in the College of Medicine ceremony.

College of Health Related Professions

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences awarded certificates and degrees today to 827 graduates of its five colleges and graduate school during its commencement ceremony at Barton Coliseum. Joseph M. Laughlin and Leslie Roshelle Suddeth of Conway and Sara R. Rayner of Vilonia earned their certificates in emergency medical sciences; Tiesha Marie Moore of Conway earned her Bachelor of Science in cardio-respiratory care; Lisa M. Wells of Conway earned her Bachelor of Science degree in medical dosimetry; Alisha M. Eady and Jennifer N. Thorpe of Conway earned their Bachelor of Science degrees in medical technology; Jill A. Glessner of Greenbrier earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nuclear medicine imaging sciences; Heather C. Graham of Conway earned her Bachelor of Science degree in radiologic imaging sciences; and Kristina Lane of Greenbrier and Megan E. Wagner of Conway earned their post baccalaureate certificates in dietetics and nutrition.



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