Michele Diedrich has been named as chief nursing officer and vice president of Patient Care for Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock.
Deanne L. King, MD, PhD, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as director of clinical research for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the College of Medicine.
A portion of the ninth floor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute has been transformed into an instructive, collaborative center where ophthalmology residents and UAMS students can learn surgical techniques and procedures outside the confines of an operating room, thanks to a $600,000 donation from the Willard & Pat Walker Charitable Foundation.
CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute electrophysiologists are now seeing patients in Hot Springs. Drs. Tom Wallace, Mangaraju (Raj) Chakka, and Prabhat Hebbar will be consulting with patients who otherwise would have to travel to a Little Rock clinic to receive care from an electrophysiologist.
This expansion of care to CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs makes it easier for patients with heart arrhythmias, like atrial fibrillation (AFib), to be diagnosed and treated close to home.
The public is invited to hear Kayla Harrison, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in judo and childhood sexual abuse survivor, at 6 p.m. on April 4 at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service.
The free lecture is being hosted by the University of Arkansas for Medical Science’s ARBEST (Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma) program and the Clinton School of Public Service in connection with National Child Abuse Prevention Month.