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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

2014-2015 Graduate Council Voting Members

2011-2015
Dr. Helen Benes, Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
Dr. Howard Hendrickson, Pharmaceutical Sciences

2012-2016
Dr. Tina Crook, Clinical Nutrition
Dr. Sam Atcherson, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Dr. Paul Prather, Pharmacology

2013-2017
Dr. Mari Davidson, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dr. Barbara Fuhrman, Epidemiology
Dr. Seongkum Heo, Nursing Science
Dr. Patty Wight, Cellular Physiology and Molecular Biophysics

2014-2018
Dr. Gunnar Boysen, Occupational and Environmental Health
Dr. Dan Voth, Microbiology and Immunology
Dr. Eric Peterson, Interdisciplinary Toxicology
Dr. Holly Felix, Health Systems Research
Dr. Andrew James, Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Leavonne Pulley, Health Promotion and Prevention Reserarh
Ms. Tiffany Lepard, Genetic Counseling

2014-2015 Graduate Council Committee Members

Faculty Committee 

Dr. Holly Felix
Dr. Tina Crook
Dr. Gunnar Boysen
Dr. Seongkum Heo
Dr. Patty Wight
Dr. Mari Davidson
Dr. Paul Prather

Curriculum Committee 

Dr. Andy James
Dr. Dan Voth
Dr. Barabar Fuhrman
Dr. Eric Peterson
Dr. Leavonne Pulley
Dr. Howard Hendrickson
Ms. Tiffany Lepard