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Fort Smith Regional Healthcare Foundation

An artist’s rendering of the planned Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith. The school has more than $100 million in assets and expects to have 150 students in each class year.
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2 New Osteopathic Med Schools Hope to Fill Need

Groundwork has already started on the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith, which will include a 100,000-SF main building and several other buildings with an expected price tag of approximately $32 million. Arkansas State University at Jonesboro is building a College of Osteopathic Medicine with its partner, the New York Institute of Technology. read more >
Kenneth A. Heiles, D.O.
Education / Health Care

Kenneth Heiles Named Dean of Proposed Fort Smith Osteopathic Medical School

The proposed osteopathic medical school in Fort Smith now has a dean. Kenneth A. Heiles was named dean of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education and the proposed Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith. read more >
Kyle D. Parker, past Fort Smith Regional Healthcare Foundation board chairman, has been named president and CEO of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education and the proposed Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith. 
 
Health Care

Kyle Parker Named CEO of Planned Osteopathic School in Fort Smith

Kyle D. Parker has been named president and CEO of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education and the proposed Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith. read more >
Education / Health Care

NYIT Votes to Put Osteopathic School in Jonesboro

The New York Institute of Technology on Friday approved a resolution to establish a second site of its College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University's campus in Jonesboro. read more >
Education / Health Care

Arkansas State Board Approves Partnership for Osteopathic School

The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees approves a resolution allowing it to partner with the New York Institute of Technology for the development of an osteopathic medical school at the Jonesboro campus. read more >
Education / Health Care / Real Estate

Fort Chaffee Donates Land to Osteopathic Medical School in Fort Smith

The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority on Tuesday donated 200 acres to a project that aims to open an osteopathic medical school there by fall 2017. read more >
Tim Hudson, chancellor of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.
Education / Health Care

ASU Says Study Confirms Need for Osteopathic School

The Arkansas State University System says that a study it commissioned found that an osteopathic medical school at its Jonesboro campus would help meet a demand for primary-care physicians in the Delta and inject $70 million into the region. read more >
Frazier Edwards
Education / Health Care

Another Osteopathic Medical School for Arkansas Under Consideration

The Fort Smith Regional Healthcare Foundation has been added to the list of organizations that want to open an osteopathic medical school in Arkansas. Arkansas State University at Jonesboro also has announced its intention of opening a school. read more >
Education / Health Care

Fort Smith Foundation Considers Osteopathic Medical School

The Fort Smith Regional Healthcare Foundation is looking into creating an osteopathic medical school in Fort Smith. read more >