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Provost announces new dean of pharmacy

April 6, 2016 | Pharmacy | Provost Larry Long announced Dr. Jeff Mercer as the new dean of the College of Pharmacy. Mercer will replace Dr. Julie Hixson-Wallace, current dean, effective June 1. As assistant dean for experiential education since 2006, Mercer was charged with leading the development of practice placements for pharmacy students. Mercer earned his Pharm.D. from Auburn University in 2000, after studying at
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Pharmacy professor publishes breast cancer research on drug and gene interaction

March 31, 2016 | Pharmacy | The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology recently accepted and published a research manuscript by Dr. Landry Kamdem, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Harding University, and his team. In this research, titled “Impact of UGT2B17 Gene Deletion on the Pharmacokinetics of 17-hydroexemestane in Healthy Volunteers,” Kamdem studied how a drug prescribed for breast cancer patients reacted in people with a
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Two administrative promotions announced

March 9, 2016 | Academics | President Bruce McLarty today announced that Dr. Marty Spears will become the school’s new provost, and Dr. Julie Hixson-Wallace will become vice provost for accreditation. Both appointments will take effect June 1. Spears will succeed Dr. Larry Long, the current provost, who is retiring at the end of the 2015-16 school year. Long has been an administrator and faculty
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Psychology professor discusses research on NPR

February 9, 2016 | Psychology | On Tuesday, Feb. 2, Dr. Jeremiah Sullins, assistant professor of behavioral sciences at Harding University, spoke on UALR Public Radio, the Arkansas branch of National Public Radio, about research that he and his students are doing on human perception of political figures. In the interview segment, titled “The Psychology of Voters Deciding Who to Support for President,” Sullins discussed
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Public safety officers receive ASIS appointments

January 8, 2016 | Public Safety | Two officers in Harding’s department of public safety received appointments by the American Society for Industrial Security. Craig Russell, director of public safety, was appointed a senior regional vice president of the Western Hemisphere Southern Group, and Kevin Davis, assistant director of public safety, was appointed 2nd vice chairman of the School of Safety and Security Council. ASIS
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Dr. Kaci Bohn appointed to Arkansas Board of Nursing

December 3, 2015 | Pharmacy Dr. Kaci Bohn, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, was appointed to the Arkansas Board of Nursing by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in November 2015. She received a bachelor’s degree from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas, and a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Amarillo, Texas. “I am extremely honored to have been chosen
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Harding to host leadership institute for educators

September 21, 2015 | Faculty Harding University is hosting a National Board Certified Teacher Leadership Institute with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), and the Arkansas Teachers for National Board Certification on Saturday, Sept. 26 at Heifer Village in Little Rock, Arkansas. This event was designed to share information with teachers and administrators and build skills and knowledge for educators in teacher leadership
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Former dean of Carr College of Nursing retires

September 4, 2015 | Nursing Dr. Cathleen Shultz, former dean of the Carr College of Nursing, has announced her decision to retire effective Sept. 1. Shultz has been a member of the Harding faculty since 1976. In 1977 she was named chairperson of the department of nursing, and then in 1980 she became the founding dean of Carr College of Nursing. She led the program through numerous
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HU welcomes new faculty

August 25, 2015 | Faculty New faculty welcomed to HU At the annual pre-session faculty and staff dinner Aug. 18, 19 new faculty members were welcomed to campus for the 2015-16 school year. College of Allied Health Greg Mock, medical director, physician assistant program Laura Mulvany, instructor, communication sciences and disorders David Smith, assistant professor, physical therapy College of Bible and Ministry Alan and Rachel
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Center for Student Success announces two appointments

August 7, 2015 | Dr. Kevin Kehl, dean of the Center for Student Success, has announced two appointments within the center. Tiffany Byers has been named director of multicultural student services, and Stephanie O’Brian has been named director of academic resource services. Byers will assist students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds to connect and engage with people and services that will help lead to students’
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