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Connie Carter Sunderman

BSN 1950 - Distinguished Alumna



Recognized for her innovative thinking that nurse practitioners needed to be prepared at the master’s level. She strongly supported illness prevention and primary care throughout her career. As a licensed nurse practitioner, she taught clinical courses in critical care units, community health classes, and independent study courses in primary care. She is considered to be an outstanding leader in community health nursing and primary care. Following her retirement from the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences in Little Rock as Associate Professor Emerita, the faculty of the College of Nursing named a scholarship honoring her contributions.

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