Will Tommey has been promoted to director of operations at Mercy Hospital and Mercy Clinic in northwest Arkansas. Tommey most recently was the manager of business surgical services at Mercy. He earned a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Arkansas and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in health care administration.
Vanessa Harper was promoted to vice president of operations at Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas in Rogers. Harper has more than 25 years of health care experience, including 18 years in human resources. She most recently was executive director of strategic initiatives at Mercy.
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 earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and completed a three-year residency in family practice medicine at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport and internship in obstetrics and gynecology at LSU Medical Center.
Dr. Safwan Sakr has joined the team of rheumatologists at the CHI St. Vincent Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic.
Sakr founded the Baxter Rheumatology Clinic in Mountain Home, where he spent for the past 15 years.
He attended medical school at the University of Damascus Medical School in Damascus, Syria, and completed his residency with the Tesheren Military Academic Hospital in Damascus and his fellowship training in rheumatology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
Dylan Hawf and Kimberly Morgan have earned Certified Hospice & Palliative Care Nursing designation. Hawf and Morgan are nurses at Washington Regional Hospice in Fayetteville.
Hawf received an associate degree in nursing from Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel, Illinois, and has been with Washington Regional for two years.
Morgan, who has worked for Washington Regional for five years, earned an associate degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.
Chris Collier has been selected as the new executive director of the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation in Little Rock.
Collier takes over the leadership of the foundation with 30 years of experience in business, education and nonprofit administration. He previously was director of organization development with the Arkansas Teachers Corps of the University of Arkansas.
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