Our Team

Kenneth Hensley, PhD

Program Director, Master of Science in Biomedicine

7000 Chad Colley Boulevard
Fort Smith, AR 72916
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Dr. Hensley is Professor of Biochemistry and a founding faculty member at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hensley received undergraduate degrees in Biology and Chemistry (1992) and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky (1992). Over the next twenty-five years Dr. Hensley researched in the fields of neurodegeneration and experimental therapeutics. He has taught and mentored undergraduate, graduate and medical students at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation; The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and the University of Toledo Health Science Campus. He has over 160 scientific publications and five U.S. and international patents.

Savanna Robison

Program Coordinator, Master of Science in Biomedicine

7000 Chad Colley Boulevard
Fort Smith, AR  72916
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Savanna Robison is the Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Biomedicine. Savanna believes in the importance of a holistic approach to student success. Savanna has worked as program coordinator and assistant director at a high school center for career and technical education for 7 years. Savanna has a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a master’s degree in College Student Personnel, both from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas. She enjoys serving the community, traveling, and spending time with family.

  • BS Chemistry, BS Biology University of KY 1988
  • PhD Chemistry, University of KY 1993
  • Pos-Doctoral Research, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 1996-2000
  • Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication with a minor in Journalism (Print and Public Relations), Arkansas Tech University
  • Master of Science in College Student Personnel, Arkansas Tech University
Areas of Expertise/Interest
  • Student Success
  • Advising
  • Career Coaching
  • Student Relation