Dr. Phillip Doerner recently joined Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville as a hospitalist.
Doerner earned his medical degree at the Oklahoma State College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Michael Manley has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest Regional Campus as director of clinical integration. Manley earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the UAMS College of Nursing in 1990 and a Master of Science in Nursing Administration from the UAMS College of Nursing in 2009. He previously spent three years in the UAMS Strategy Office and 13 years as outreach director for the UAMS Center for Distance Health.
Dr. Hunter Gibbs has joined UAMS in Little Rock as medical director of adult inpatient units at the Psychiatric Research Institute. Gibbs is also an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the UAMS College of Medicine. He earned a bachelor’s in biology from Hendrix College in 2007 and completed his medical degree and residency at UAMS. He recently completed a three-year stint as an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.
Dr. Jennifer L. Hunt, chair of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Services in the College of Medicine at UAMS, has been chosen to receive the 2019 Emerging Leader Award from the American Association of Medical Colleges Group on Women in Medicine & Science Division. The award, only given to one woman each year, will be presented at the organization’s annual meeting in November.
Clare Brown, an assistant professor in the Health Policy & Management Department of the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, was recently named a Fellow at the Institute for Medicaid Innovation, a nonpartisan research organization in Washington, D.C., that provides independent information and analysis of the Medicaid program.
Dr. Erika Petersen, a neurosurgeon and researcher at UAMS, has been named by Nevro Corp. of Redwood City, California, as lead investigator for a major national clinical trial exploring a treatment for a chronic diabetic foot condition.
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