Alyssa Higgins

Undergraduate: University of Missouri

Medical School:  A. T. Still University – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite Aspects of Pathology: Dermatopathology, paleopathology

Outside of Medicine: I love being active:  rock climbing, yoga, biking and hiking.  I also enjoy reading, gardening, and watching movies.

Why I Like UAMS Pathology: because of the opportunities for personal and professional growth within a well-established program combined with the exposure to a variety of practice settings and diverse patient populations.  UAMS’s residency program has a robust history, clinical, and research experiences coupled with an enriched and enjoyable residency program.

Favorite Activity in Arkansas:   exploring state parks and new restaurants

Favorite Restaurant in Little Rock: Ristorante Capeo or Kimuri

If I weren’t a pathologist, I would be: A Dentist