Graduate Council

The Graduate Council acts on behalf of the Graduate Faculty on routine matters of policy interpretation, curriculum and course review, and review of applications for Graduate Faculty status. The operating procedures of the Graduate Council are defined by the Bylaws of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Graduate School.Photo Suva Mazur Chambers

The Graduate Council consists of a voting faculty representative from each of the graduate programs.  Representatives are elected for non-consecutive, four-year terms.  Members of the Graduate Council elect a chair from their membership for a two year term.

Meetings are scheduled once a month, generally on the third Thursday unless members are notified otherwise by the Graduate School office.

Graduate Council Minutes

2013-2014 Graduate Council Voting Members


Dr. Alesia Ferguson, Occupational and Environmental Health
Dr. Wayne Gray, Microbiology and Immunology
Dr. Alexei Basnakian, Interdisciplinary Toxicology
Dr. J. Mick Tilford, Health Systems Research
Dr. Steven Post, Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Paul Greene for Dr. Rebecca Krukowski, Health Promotion and Prevention Reserarh
Ms. Becky Butler, Genetic Counseling

Dr. Helen Benes, Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
Dr. Howard Hendrickson, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr. Tina Crook, Clinical Nutrition
Dr. Sam Atcherson, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Dr. Paul Prather, Pharmacology

Dr. Mari Davidson, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dr. Barbara Fuhrman, Epidemiology
Dr. Seongkum Heo, Nursing Science
Dr. Patty Wight, Cellular Physiology and Molecular Biophysics
Dr. Barbara Fuhrman, Epidemiology

2013-2014 Graduate Council Committee Members

Faculty Committee

Dr. Tina Crook, Chair
Dr. Mari Davidson
Dr. Paul Greene
Dr. Mick Tilford
Dr. Steven Post
Dr. Seongkum Heo
Dr. Paul Prather
Dr. Patty Wight
Dr. Dwight Pierce

Curriculum Committee

Dr. Wayne Gray, Chair
Dr. Samuel Atcherson
Dr. Barbara Fuhrman
Ms. Becky Butler
Dr. Alexei Basnakian
Dr. Helen Benes
Dr. Howard Hendrickson