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Washington Regional Medical System Names Lucas Campbell as VP & Chief Transformation Officer (Movers & Shakers)

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Dr. Lucas Campbell has been hired as vice president and chief transformation officer at Washington Regional Medical System of Fayetteville. He previously was president and CEO of Northwest Arkansas Pathology Associates. 

Lanier Nalley, interim head of the Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness at the University of Arkansas, has received the John W. White Outstanding Research Award from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food & Life Sciences. Eunjoo Cho, associate professor of apparel merchandising and product development at the School of Human Environmental Sciences, received the John W. White Outstanding Teaching Award, and the Outstanding Honors Thesis Mentor Award. Amanda Philyaw Perez, associate professor-horticulture, received the John W. White Outstanding Extension State Faculty Award. Terrie James, Hempstead County staff chair, received the John W. White Outstanding Extension Educator Award. Perez was part of the team that won the John W. White Outstanding Team Award, along with Renee Threlfall, research scientist, enology and viticulture; John Robert Swenson, Arkansas Food Innovation Center; Heather Friedrich, Center for Arkansas Farms & Foods; and Rusty Rumpley, senior attorney for the National Agricultural Law Center. Lizzy Herrera, program manager for the Arkansas Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program, and Stephanie Williamson, manager of the Nitrogen Soil Test for Rice lab and interim head of the Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences Department, each received Program Area category honors. Scott Mattke, department fiscal manager for agricultural economics and agribusiness, and Jill Williams, human resources manager for the Division of Agriculture, each received the Division of Agriculture’s Outstanding Support Function award. Phyllis Scurlock, an administrative specialist at the 4-H Center, and Cheryl Nimmo of the Technology Commercialization Office each received the Outstanding Support Staff Award. Adnan Ali Khalad Alrubaye, assistant professor and associate director of the graduate program in cell and molecular biology, received the Outstanding International Education Award. Donia Timby, senior instructor in the School of Human Environmental Sciences, received the Bumpers College Alumni Society Outstanding Advising Award. Nathan Kemper, associate professor, agriculture economics and agribusiness, received the Jack G. Justus Endowment for Teaching Excellence Award. Becky Alverson, scholarships, development and external relations project specialist, received the Bumpers’ College Dean’s Award of Excellence for Professional Staff Support. Daniela Kidd, departmental administrative manager for crop, soil and environmental science, received the Bumpers College Dean’s Award of Excellence for Departmental Professional Staff Support. Michael Popp, professor of agricultural economics and agribusiness, received the Spitze Land Grant University Faculty Award for Excellence.

Rick Dildine, a  Wynne native and Ouachita Baptist University graduate, was named artistic director at Children’s Theatre Co. of Minneapolis. He had been artistic director of the Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. 

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