Congratulations to our Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinics in Central Arkansas. They were recently awarded the American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) service. The Association’s Education Recognition Certificate assures that educational services meet the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support. Services that achieve recognition status… View Full Post
Congratulations to Dr. Leslie Anderson, family physician at the Lonoke Primary Care Clinic, who recently celebrated his 75th birthday. Dr. Anderson has practiced family medicine for more than 47 years, including the past 39 years caring for our patients in Lonoke.
The following story was featured in the Spring 2019 issue of the OneSpirit Magazine. Rhonda Dixon, nurse practitioner at Conway Interfaith Clinic, has made caring for others her life’s work. Her mother was ill while she was child and passed away when Rhonda was 28 years old. She knew that she wanted to be in… View Full Post
To better serve patients, Dr. Shelly Gibbs, Dr. Heather Owens and Dr. Ananth Ranganathan, OB/GYN physicians in Central Arkansas, will move to the Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic in March. Drs. Gibbs and Owens will move March 4, followed by Dr. Ranganathan on March 11. The new office will be closer to Baptist Health, which will provide labor and… View Full Post
Safwan Sakr, MD, a rheumatologist in Arkansas since 2003, has joined the team of 10 rheumatology experts at CHI St. Vincent Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic, 10001 Lile Drive in Little Rock. Dr. Sakr previously served the Mountain Home community at the Baxter Rheumatology Clinic. He completed his fellowship training in Rheumatology at University of Arkansas… View Full Post
Both CHI St. Vincent Primary Care clinics in Jacksonville have welcomed new providers to their locations. Ashley Poppy, APRN, joined the Braden Street office. Poppy has a Family Nurse Practitioner specialty and sees patients age 18 and older. Prior to completing her advanced education, she worked in a variety of nursing roles at CHI St.… View Full Post
Welcome Ashley Poppy, APRN, a new member of the medical team at our Primary Care – Jacksonville, Braden Street clinic. She has a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with Family Nurse Practitioner focus. She completed training at Chamberlain College of Nursing. Ashley is a long-time coworker at CHI St. Vincent having served as a registered nurse, charge… View Full Post
Welcome Christopher Vinson, a new member of the medical team at our Primary and Convenient Care – University clinic. He has a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with Family Nurse Practitioner focus. He completed his training at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Prior to joining CHI St. Vincent, Christopher worked at Merit Health Medical Group… View Full Post