Susan (Arrowood) Kadlubar
Jeffrey attended medical school at UAMS.
Terry is employed by the Arkansas State Department of Health. He is currently working on a Masters in Public Health at UAMS
Cindy attended medical school at UAMS.
After completing his Ph.D. degree at the University of Arkansas in 1996 Russell held postdoctoral research positions at the University of Hawaii (1996-1998) and the University of Kansas (1998-2000). He then joined Cedra, a pharmaceutical contract research organization based in Austin, TX. In 2004 he moved back home to Greenbrier and is now president of his own CRO business, BerTek, Inc.
Russell and his wife, Timsey, have three children: Kassidy, Brandy and Wesley.
Jill completed a degree in Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State University. She currently teaches in the Marshall Public Schools.
Brett received an M.S. in chemical engineering in 1994. Two years later he applied to medical school and received his M.D. from UAMS in 2000. He completed a residency in orthopedic medicine at the University of Kansas Medical School in 2005. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and practices orthopedic surgery in Indiana.
Brett and his wife, Joanne, have two sons, Evan and Aiden. He says, "All-in-all, it's all worked out okay for me...so far."
Susan Kuzma Kelso
After graduating in May 1992, Susan joined Eastman Kodak Co. in clinical chemistry & sales. She was a diagnostic & laboratory sales representative and sold blood chemistry analyzers to veterinarians, physicians and small hospitals. In August 1994, She married and relocated to NW Arkansas where she worked for the City of Bentonville Wastewater Treatment Plant as laboratory manager before going to Beaver Water District as a laboratory technician. She has since joined the "Wal*Mart Community". Her employer, Design Accents, is a supplier to WalMart. Her job duties have included domestic and import experience, sales & analysis, category management, and brand and product development for our wide assortment of products. She and her husband, Jerry, have two sons, ages 7 & 3 and have just recently moved Sherwood to be closer to family and friends. You can contact Susan at Susan’s e-mail
Upon graduation from UCA Roger took a position with Buckman Laboratories. Buckman Laboratories is a specialty chemical company based out of Memphis, TN with a focus in the pulp and paper industry. His primary chemical focus has been microbiocides and polymers that aid in the papermaking process. His first position in Buckman was as a district sales representative. He is currently the southern sales director over a sales force of 60 people.
Roger and his wife, Michelle live in Greenbrier with their two daughters (Shali and Sofie).
Jonathan completed a Ph.D. in physical chemistry at the University of Missouri at Rolla. He then attended medical school at UAMS.
Becky Weston Edwards
Becky received a Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi in February of 1998 and began work at Eastman Chemical Company, Arkansas site, as an analytical chemist in March 1998 where she is still employed. Becky is married to Matthew Edwards and they have two children: Wendell Adam (July, 1999) and Weston Andrew (April 2004).
At work, I am currently responsible for many of the chromatographic techniques in the analytical lab. Since I have been with Eastman, I have supervised the liquid chromatography lab, but in the last year, I have also gained responsibility for the ion chromatographs, supercritical fluid chromatographs, and the gel permeation chromatographs.
Matt and I have a house on my family's farm in Izard County. Between church, community and farm activities, we stay very busy! At church I play the piano and lead the choir, and Matt teaches Sunday School and serves as a deacon. Matt runs the Mt. Pleasant summer baseball/softball program in addition to coaching two baseball teams. Wendell plays t-ball and soccer, and Weston thinks he should be able to play too. I spend most of my time at the games keeping him off the field! We have also ventured into the cattle business so we get to "rodeo" every now and then when it's time to work the cattle.
Crissy Rhodes (Chaparro)
Crissy completed an MS in chemistry at Duke. After working for a while she returned to graduate school at North Carolina State University where she finished a PHD in biophysical chemistry in 2007. Crissy and her husband, David Chaparro, have two daughters, Isabel and Sofia. They live in Raleigh, NC where he is employed as a construction engineer and Crissy works for a pharmaceutical company.
Tiffny received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from U.C.A. in 2003 and began working for Conway Therapy Services. She has plans to specialize in Women's Health Physical Therapy. She and her husband, Brian, have two children, Sydney Alena and Zachary Aaron. Brian and Tiffny live in Oxford, Mississippi where Brian works as a pharmaceutical sales rep for UCB Pharma and she currently stays at home with the children. They are assisting in the formation of Grace Bible Church of Oxford.
Teddy is currently the Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator for Bryce Corporation in Searcy, Arkansas. His work involves maintaining compliance with various EPA, DOT and OSHA regulations, Radiation Safety, Food Safety and Security. He is married to Linda (Johnston) Townsend, who graduated from UCA in 1997 and teaches Elementary Music at Pangburn Public Schools.
Derek graduated first in his class in medicine at Meharry in Nashville, TN. Following that he did a a 5 -year surgical residency in otolaryngology head and neck surgery followed by fellowship training in Facial plastic and recostructive surgery which covers cosmetic surgery of the face as well as reconstruction of congenital and acquired defects in the head and neck region. Some of the surgeries he performs include repair of cleft lip and palate, distraction osteogenesis (growing new bone by distraction) minimally invasive appraoches to removing tumors of the anterior base of the brain, microvascular tissue transfer (transfering tissue from one part of the body to another with suturing of hair-thin blood vessels and nerves), cosmetic surgery of the aging face etc. His family has grown to 5..his wife Ruth, a daughter and 2 twin boys. He just joined Johns Hopkins Univeristy Hospital as an assistant professor. "Besides my clinical practice, I am active in teaching medical students, residents and Fellows the art and science of facial plastic and reconstructiove surgery. I am also actively involved in tissue engineering research. I recently won the top honors in facial plastic surgery in the country for attaining the highest score in our specialty board exam."
Jody did graduate work at UALR and is currently on the faculty at Northeast Oklahoma in Talequah.
Darrin currently teaches chemistry at Greenbriar High School. He has done graduate work in chemistry at UALR.
Trey went to graduate school at the University of Illinois where he graduated with an M.S. Degree in chemistry. He is currently working in the St. Louis area.
Brian completed a PhD from the University of Tennesse in computational/physical chemistry in 2000. His doctoral research focused on theoretical investigations of rotationally inelastic He + LiH collisions; these collisions may have played an important role in the colling processes that allowed primordial molecular clouds in the early universe to condense and form stars. While at Tennessee Brian received the Chemistry Department's Outstanding Teaching Award in 1998, a Departmental Research Merit award in 1999, and the Eugene John Barber Fellowship in Chemistry in 1999. In 1999 he was also selected as the Outstanding Teaching Assistant by the Student Affiliate Chapter. While completing his dissertation, he gained teaching experience at Maryville College.
He became a tenured Associate Professor of Chemistry at The University of Texas at Tyler teaching General Chemistry and Physical Chemistry and maintaining a research group involving undergraduate students. He also served as faculty advisor for the UT-Tyler Student Affiliates Chapter, which has received several national citations for excellence. In 2005, Brian received the University of Texas Chancellor's Council Teaching Award, the highest recognition for outstanding undergraduate teaching available to faculty serving in the UT system.
Brian and his wife, who he met at UCA, have two boys. Brian was found dead in his home on November 3, 2008.
Chris graduated from Southern College of Optometry in May of 2001. After briefly practicing in Conway he purchased a private practice in Mtn.View, AR and has been in solo private practice since. His office is on the courthouse square in Mtn. Chris and his wife, Kalah, have two children, Eli Gibson and Mabry Grace.
Alex completed an MS in Chemistry at the University of Missouri - Columbia and is pursuing a doctorate in education there.
Patrick completed his Ph.D. in chemistry at Texas A & M. He is currently employed with a laboratory in North Carolina.
Philip is employed as a chemist by Georgia Pacific Resins in Crossett, AR.
Kevin completed a degree in chemical engineering at the University of Arkansas and is currently employed by Tokusen in Conway."
Neal received an MS in Environmental Science from the University of Colorado. He has been employed as an environmental chemist for Colorado Springs Utilities since 1997. He works in the inorganic section and has completed method development for low level mercury detection using cold-vapor atomic fluorescence. He has two beautiful daughters, Katarina and Isabella.
Rusty received an M.A. in inorganic/polymer chemistry in 2000 from the University of Virginia. He began work with Ana-Lab Corp, an environmental testing company, in Kilgore, TX doing pH/conductivity measurement, and similar tests; what most environmental labs call "classical chemistry". In 2001, while still at Ana-Lab, he moved to the metals analysis group where he analyzed water and soil samples that had been digested with acids and heat. The digested samples were usually analyzed for mineral and/or heavy metal content using ICP-AES and ICP-MS. In 2003 he became Special Projects/Classical Chemistry Supervisor at Ana-Lab. This job involved assisting lab technicians with problem solving and training new techs and examining methods in the literature and converting them to laboratory SOPs. In addition he helped customers develop new methods to suit their needs or to modify existing methods in the literature.
In 2006 Rusty moved to Siemens Corporation in Bartlesville OK. Siemens manufactures process gas chromatographs in Bartlesville and he currently works in the methods development group determining what types of columns or applications will meet customer needs. Rusty met his wife, Heather, (UCA Biology) in an organic chemistry lab. They have two sons, Charlie and Calvin.
Sheri went to medical school at UAMS. She is currently working as a physician in Alabama and is expecting her first child.
Lea completed an M.S. degree at Emory University. She is currently teaching and serving as Assistant to the Chair in the Biology Department at UCA.
Chris worked with Young Life after graduation and then went to medical school at UAMS.
Jason has completed his medical training at UAMS and is now employed as an ER physician at Conway Regional Hospital.
Donnie enrolled in culinary school in Charlotte, North Carolina. He married Missy Snodgrass. They are currently at California State University, Fresno where Donnie is employed by the University.
Missy Snodgrass Golden
Missy married another 1998 alum, Donnie Golden, that same year. She completed her Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry under Marcetta Darensbourg at Texas A&M. She spent two years working with Prof. Bernadette Donovan-Merkert at UNC Charlotte, as an NSF-funded teaching/postdoctoral appointment. In Fall 2006 she began a position as tenured-track assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at California State University, Fresno.
Ronnie completed an MS in Chemistry at Youngstown State University.
After receiving his Ph.D. from Texas A&M Michael held one year teaching positions first at Univ. of Arkansas-Fort Smith and then at Cal. State - Stanislaus. He is currently (2008) in a two year position at Rhodes College in Memphis where he will be teaching organic and directing undergraduate research. Michael and his wife are expecting their second child in January of 2009.
After working for a time at the Arkansas State Crime Lab, Lori entered Pharmacy School.
Suat-Nee returned to China where she was employed as a chemist. She returned to school there and completed an MBA degree.
Brittnaie is currently a graduate student in chemistry at the University of South Carolina. She previously taught high school chemistry in Dallas.
Tony went to medical school at UAMS
Aaron received his M.D. from UAMS and then completed a residency in internal medicine. He is currently practicing in Pine Bluff.
I've been working at the Arkansas Regional Laboratory (on the NCTR campus) for seven years now. I currently work in food sanitation and decomposition, performing fluorometric analysis for histamine. My wife and I are currently living in North Little Rock.