Dr. Armagan Soomro has been hired as an interventional cardiologist at Arkansas Heart Hospital of Little Rock.
Soomro graduated with special honors from Dow Medical College of Karachi, Pakistan, obtained his postgraduate training in internal medicine and clinical cardiology at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell at Staten Island University Hospital and recently completed his clinical fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Birch Tree Communities Inc. of Benton has announced the following promotions: Turner James, chief operations officer, and Christie Owen, chief clinical officer.
Dr. Shree Nallur has been hired as a primary care physician at CHI St. Vincent Primary Care Clinic in Sherwood.
Nallur attended medical school at Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College in Karnataka, India, and completed her residency in family medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
Dr. Kevin Raney, professor and chair of the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals.
Brandy Haley, dean and associate professor of nursing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been selected to serve as the university’s representative on the South Arkansas Nursing Task Force, which is part of the Arkansas Rural Health Partnership.
Haley earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Excelsior College in Albany, New York, and has a Ph.D. in nursing science from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
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