February 10, 2019

Ambassadors from the White Hall Chamber of Commerce and community supporters welcomed the new Arkansas Surgical Hospital Orthopedic Clinic with an official ribbon cutting on Feb. 7.

The clinic, located at 7250 Sheridan Road, is led by orthopedic surgeon Brent M. Lawrence, MD, and is one of three Arkansas Surgical Hospital affiliates. The other affiliations include ASH Urgent Care in North Little Rock and a new orthopedic clinic in Conway.

February 10, 2019

The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in cooperation with North Metro Family Medical Center will hold a free family caregiver workshop Feb. 21 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

February 10, 2019

Dr. Billy Reid McBay, a family practice doctor, has joined Conway Medical Group, a Conway Regional primary care clinic.

McBay has more than 29 years of experience as a family medicine specialist. He is currently in practice alongside Drs. Laura Massey and Jarrett Lea.

February 10, 2019

A group to help children cope with a parent’s cancer diagnosis is set to begin March 5 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

CLIMB, which stands for Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery, will be offered from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays from March 5-April 16 at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

There is no cost to participate, and pre-registration is required. To register, call Carrie Calhoon, LCSW, at (501) 603-1612.

February 10, 2019

Two financial officers have been promoted recently at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Amanda George, CPA, has been named vice chancellor for finance and chief financial officer of UAMS. George previously served as associate vice chancellor for clinical finance and CFO of the integrated clinical enterprise.