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Bennett Named Chief Nurse at Baptist Health-Conway (Movers & Shakers)

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Health Movers 133382 April Bennett
April Bennett of Baptist Health in Conway ()

April Bennett has joined Baptist Health in Conway as chief nursing officer.

Bennett most recently served as vice president of nursing services at Freeman Health System in Joplin, Missouri, for the past seven years. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Missouri Southern University and her master’s in nursing from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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Clockwise from top left: Rebecca Farrow, Jane Rogers, Robert Fincher, Peggy Clark, Sally Sedelow and Kathleen Brown ()

Rebecca Farrow, Jane Rogers, Robert Fincher, Peggy Clark, Sally Sedelow and Kathleen Brown have joined the advisory board of the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Farrow is a former real estate agent and former social worker at the Ozark Guidance Center in Springdale and at Protective Services for Children & the Elderly in DeRidder, Louisiana.

Rogers is a former member of the University of Arkansas board of trustees and of the board of Chi Omega’s national organization and former national Chi Omega Foundation president.

Fincher is a radiologist and a former U.S. Navy physician, medical director of Baptist Breast Center, director of breast imaging at UAMS and medical director of the UAMS Breast Center.

Clark is the owner of Clark Timberlands LLLP in Arkadelphia, as well as a member of several state and local forestry organizations. She has also been recognized by Arkansas Business as one of the Top 100 Women in Arkansas.

Sedelow is a former research scientist for System Development Corp. and contributed to one of the world’s first major initiatives in artificial intelligence. She also worked in computer science and linguistics and joined the National Science Foundation, where she founded its efforts in intelligent systems.

Brown received her law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville and is licensed in New York. She also worked for the Arnold Grobmyer & Haley law firm, the National Broadcasting Co. in New York City as a network sales legal counsel and the Dover & Dixon law firm.

Miranda Phillips has been hired as senior medical specialist as CTEH in North Little Rock. Phillips has more than 20 years of medical experience. She previously held the positions of an emergency room nurse, flight nurse, nursing instructor, paramedic and clinic training coordinator.

See more of this week’s Movers & Shakers, and submit your own announcement at ArkansasBusiness.com/Movers.

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