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GrahamMDJames.JPG (16645 bytes) C. James Graham, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Associate Medical Director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Arkansas Children's Hospital

Education: AOA graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (1984)

Residency: Arkansas Children's Hospital

Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Oklahoma

Board-certification: General Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Dr. Graham has been a member of the faculty since 1988, he received the Red Sash Teaching Award in 1997 and the Department of Pediatrics Educator of the Year award in 1999. He has been an Introduction to Clinical Medicine course director since 1999.


Sara G. Tariq, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Education: Medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (1998)

Residency: Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI

Chief Residency: Brown University School of Medicine

Continuing Education : Completed the UAMS Teaching Scholars curriculum; currently studying for an MPH degree.

Board-certification: Internal Medicine

Dr. Tariq joined the faculty in 2002. She has a special interest in clinical skills development of medical students and housestaff. She also has an interest in preventive medicine and women's health.


WilsonKay1.jpg (22000 bytes) Kay Wilson
Course Coordinator for ICM I

Ms. Wilson has lived in Upstate New York, Rhode Island and Virginia. She attended massage therapy school in Worcester, MA, and after graduation devoted much of her practice giving comfort and relaxation to people who were HIV+ and who had AIDS. In Providence, RI, she was very involved with helping people with AIDS live as healthfully as possible by giving suggestions for adjunctive health practices and ways of living in a monthly AIDS newletter that was circulated to many states and several countries. Ms. Wilson attended weekly AIDS support groups and facilitated a bi-monthly support group devoted to creative healing. She was also a hospice volunteer.



>Jennifer VanEcko
Course Coordinator for ICM II

Prior to joining ICM, Mrs. VanEcko coordinated activities for Continuing Medical Education and Partners in Behavioral Health Sciences in the UAMS Department of Family & Community Medicine and for the St. Vincent Infirmary Medical System Center for Health Education.