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Henry C. Farrar, M.D.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Pharmacology and Toxicology


  • Pharmacology/Toxicology

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-1874
    Fax: 501-364-3196
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • B.S., Harding University, 1982
  • M.D., University Of Arkansas System, 1986
  • Certificat de francais parle, Alliance Francaise, 1982


  • Resident, Pediatrics, University Of Arkansas System, 1986-1989
  • Fellow, Pharmacology/Toxicology and Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, 1989-1991
  • Fellow, Pharmacology and Emergency Medicine, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, 1991-1993

Recent Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, elected as faculty member, 2011
  • "The Best Doctors in America" for Clinical Pharmacology, Woodward & White Inc, 2011
  • Educator of the Year, UAMS Department of Pediatrics, 2012
  • Dean's Educational Excellence Award, UAMS College of Medicine, 2012
  • Red Sash Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Patil S., Bass LD., Farrar HC., Blaszak RT., Boateng BA. A Novel approach to end of rotation evaluation of residents using a rubric: The faculty team evaluation method. MedEDPORTAL 2013
  • Journal Article, Farrar H., Grayham T., Bolden B., Vyas D., Graham J., James LP. The use and tolerability of crotalidae polyvalent immune FAB (ovine) in pediatric envenomations. Clinical Pediatrics 2012 51:941-945.
  • Journal Article, Farrar H., Sullivan JE. Fever, fecer, fever: clinical report addresses educating parents to reduce 'fever phobia' . AAP News 2011 32(3):8-9.
  • Journal Article, Sullivan JE., Farrar HC. Clinical Report: Antipyretic Use in Children. Pediatrics 2011 127:580-87.
  • Journal Article, Fussell JJ., Farrar H., Blaszak RT., Sisterhen LL. Incorporating the ACGME educational comptetencies into morbidity and mortality review conferences. Teach Learn Med 2009 Jul; 21(3):233-9.
  • Journal Article, Boateng BA., Bass LD., Blaszak RT., Farrar HC. Development of a competency based assessment rubric to measure resident milestones. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 2009 1(1):45-8.
  • Journal Article, Sisterhen LL., Stowe CD., Farrar HC., Blaszak CK., Blaszak RT. Disposition of ceftazidime after intraperitoneal administration in adolescent patients receiving continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis. Am J Kidney Dis 2006 Mar; 47(3):503 - 508.
  • Journal Article, James LP., Simpson PM., Farrar HC., Kearns GL., Wasserman GS., Blumer JL., Reed MD., Sullivan JE., Hinson JA. Cytokines and toxicity in acetaminophen overdose. J Clin Pharmacol 2005 Oct; 45(10):1165 - 1171.
  • Journal Article, Maples HD, Farrar HC. Case Studies Show Principles of Pediatric Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: Part 2. Clinical and Forensic Toxicology News 2004 January; :3-5.
  • Journal Article, Maples HD, Farrar HC. Case Studies Show Principles of Pediatric Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: Part 1. Clinical and Forensic Toxicology News 2003 December; :3-4.

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