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Wesley Walls, principal at Polk Stanley Wilcox in Little Rock, is the lead architect for the Alice L. Walton School of Medicine, a 154,000-SF medical school planned for a 14-acre site near Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.
Construction / Health Care

Developers Craft a Healing Habitat for Walton’s Medical SchoolLock Icon

Founder Alice Walton’s dream is to remake health care by training prospective doctors to treat patients’ through a “whole health” concept. The marching orders for the medical school’s architecture and landscaping were to complement and emphasize that concept. read more >
A rendering of the wetlands at the Alice L. Walton School of Medicine
Construction / Education / Nonprofits

Alice L. Walton School of Medicine Pioneers a ‘Whole Health’ ApproachLock Icon

The new medical school is set to break ground this spring in Bentonville and will incorporate holistic principles in its teaching. read more >
Northwest Arkansas enjoys a show at the Walmart AMP in Rogers.
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The Vibes Are Free (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Local boosters in northwest Arkansas have been working to ensure that the region offers all the key advantages of choice communities. read more >
Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. The health system has purchased 15 acres of land adjacent to its main campus to expand operations. 
Health Care / Nonprofits

Washington Regional Medical System, Alice L. Walton Foundation Announce Partnership

The partnership will increase access to specialty care services, expand clinical services, train the next generation of health care professionals and more. Expand clinical services. read more >
Alice Walton announces the Whole Health Institute in Bentonville, which aims to address flaws in the U.S. health care system.

Alice Walton, Cleveland Clinic Aim to Bring Specialty Care to Northwest Arkansas

The Alice L. Walton Foundation and the Cleveland Clinic say they’re collaborating on ways to provide access to the academic medical center’s specialty care services in northwest Arkansas. read more >
A rendering depicts a west view of the Whole Health Institute building in Bentonville, which is set for an April groundbreaking.
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Medical Schools Fight Health Care MigrationLock Icon

Arkansas faces a high demand for doctors while medical school residencies remain in short supply. read more >
A rendering depicts a west view of the Whole Health Institute building in Bentonville, which is set for an April groundbreaking.
Nonprofits

Gaudet: Whole Health’s Medical School Will Be ‘First of Its Kind’

The director of Alice Walton's nonprofit Whole Health Institute says its School of Medicine in Bentonville will be the first of its kind, making a holistic approach to health care foundational to the medical school's curriculum. read more >
Alice Walton announces the Whole Health Institute in Bentonville, which aims to address flaws in the U.S. health care system.
Nonprofits

Alice Walton Plans to Build Medical School in Bentonville

Alice Walton's nonprofit Whole Health Institute announces plans to put a new medical school in northwest Arkansas. read more >
A rendering of the Whole Health Institute building set to break ground in Bentonville.
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Alice Walton’s Holistic Dream Set to Rise in BentonvilleLock Icon

Timelines for Whole Health Institute, Alice Walton’s dream of a multimillion-dollar center for holistic wellness Bentonville, have so far proved COVID-resistant. read more >
Alice Walton, founder of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Art Bridges
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Walton’s Whole Health Institute Destined for Crystal Bridges Campus

Alice Walton’s nonprofit Whole Health Institute will be designed by famed Fayetteville architect Marlon Blackwell and will be located on the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. read more >
Alice Walton announces the Whole Health Institute in Bentonville, which aims to address flaws in the U.S. health care system.
Nonprofits / Retail

Alice Walton: New Institute to Address ‘Broken’ Health Care System

Walmart Inc. heiress Alice Walton says the health care system in the United States is broken and, to fix it, she is starting the Whole Health Institute in Bentonville. read more >