Wyre Named to Architectural Health Board (Movers & Shakers)


Toni Wyre of Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects in Little Rock.
Toni Wyre of Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects in Little Rock.

Toni Wyre was appointed to the Nourishment Concept Advisory by the International WELL Building Institute, a rating system for evaluating the impact of buildings on human health and well-being.

Wyre is a senior associate and interior designer at Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects in Little Rock.


Dr. Subhi J. Al’Aref of UAMS in Little Rock.
Dr. Subhi J. Al’Aref of UAMS in Little Rock.

Dr. Subhi J. Al’Aref has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as a cardiologist with the UAMS Health Heart Center.

Al’Aref sees patients in the UAMS Health Heart Clinic and is an assistant professor of cardiology in the Department of Internal Medicine in the UAMS College of Medicine.


Tiffany Huitt of UAMS in Little Rock.
Tiffany Huitt of UAMS in Little Rock.

Tiffany Huitt has received the Chancellor’s Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Huitt is the director of research and an associate professor in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the UAMS College of Health Professions.

Huitt joined UAMS in 2013 as an adjunct assistant professor while the physician assistant program was under development and became full time in 2015, contributing to accreditation in 2016. She was appointed the program’s first associate program director in 2017.


Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, founding dean of the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University
Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, founding dean of the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, the founding dean of the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, received the Riland Medal from NYIT, as will A-State, the city of Jonesboro, NEA Baptist Health System and St. Bernards Medical Center.

The award is presented to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the enhancement of the health care workforce, medical education, community advocacy, osteopathic philosophy, research, academic leadership and graduate medical education.


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