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Arkansas Optometric Association Names Matt Burns as Executive Director (Movers & Shakers)

He previously served as the executive director of Arkansas HOSA-Future Health Professionals. read more >
Health Care / Industry / Insurance

2 Hired at Washington Regional Brain & Spine Surgery Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

Madalynn Potter and Rebekah Sanchez are both certified physician assistants. read more >
Education / Health Care / Industry

3 Inductees Chosen for Arkansas Tech University Hall of Distinction (Movers & Shakers)

Don Daily Jr., Lou Nell McCraw Davis & Jayne Jones were added to the ATU Hall of Distinction. read more >
Education / Health Care

UA-PTC Foundation Names Melissa Hendricks Vice Chancellor of Advancement & Executive Director (Movers & Shakers)

She was previously director of the Centers for Youth & Families Foundation. read more >
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

University of the Ozarks Names 4 to Board of Trustees (Movers & Shakers)

Michael Dickerson, Naneida Lazarte-Alcala, David Porter and Shane Werling have been named to the board of trustees. read more >
Health Care

Laura Gillenwater Named Assistant VP of Revenue Cycle at Unity Health (Movers & Shakers)

Laura Gillenwater has been named assistant vice president of revenue cycle at Unity Health. She has more than 13 years of experience in health care finance, reimbursement and advisory.   Kalena […] read more >
Health Care / Insurance

UAMS Surgeon Elected to the Knee Society (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Simon Mears is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at UAMS. read more >
Health Care / Nonprofits

Jefferson Regional Specialty Hospital Names Mary Daggett as CEO (Movers & Shakers)

She served 20 years at Jefferson Regional. read more >
Education / Health Care

Nikesha Nesbitt Named Dean of the University College at ASU (Movers & Shakers)

She had been serving as interim dean since the university’s spring semester. read more >
Health Care / Legal / Nonprofits

Jason Browning Hired as General Counsel at CARTI (Movers & Shakers)

He was previously an attorney at Wright Lindsey Jennings. read more >
Education / Health Care / Insurance

Corey Alderdice Named Board President of the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools (Movers & Shakers)

He is the director of the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts. read more >
Education / Health Care

UAMS Professor to Receive Award from the Radiation Research Society (Movers & Shakers)

Michael Fry Award recognizes an individual early in their career who has made significant contributions in radiation research. read more >
Health Care

Rate Impasse Could Push Conway Regional Out of Insurer’s Network

CEO Matt Troup said UnitedHealthcare is paying Conway Regional about 50% less than hospitals in the market for in-patient procedures “and on the outpatient side, it’s even more dramatic.” read more >
(From left) Dr. Onna Lau and Dr. Nandy Shami
Health Care / Nonprofits

2 Physicians Join UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Onna Lau and Dr. Shami Nandy have joined the Thomas & Lyon Longevity Clinic in the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. read more >
Brent Rosson
Health Care / Nonprofits

Brent Rosson Elected Chief of Staff at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (Movers & Shakers)

Rosson will be responsible for the coordination between medical staff and the hospital’s CEO and board of directors, as well as the enforcement of compliance with professional and ethical standards. read more >
Teresa Hudson
Health Care

Teresa Hudson Named Assistant Dean for Health Services Research at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Hudson is a professor in the school’s Psychiatry Department and co-director of UAMS AR ConnectNOW in the Psychiatric Research Institute. read more >
(From left) Martha Estrada and Wen Chien Hsi
Health Care / Nonprofits

2 Join UAMS Departments of Surgery, Radiation Oncology (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Martha Estrada and Dr. Wen Chien Hsi have joined the staff at UAMS. read more >
Kelley Erstine
Health Care / Insurance

Arkansas Society of Association Executives Elects New President (Movers & Shakers)

Kelley Erstine is the CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents of Arkansas. read more >
Jeff Carrier
Health Care / Insurance

Baptist Health Hires New President of Western Region (Movers & Shakers)

Jeff Carrier will be over Baptist’s hospitals in Fort Smith and Van Buren and more than 40 outpatient locations. read more >