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Faculty for Geriatrics and LTC Update

Zubair Ahmed, MD, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Cardiology
UAMS College of Medicine

Elizabeth Allen, LCSW, ACM
Geriatric Social Worker
Reynolds Institute on Aging

Appathurai Balamurugan, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Branch
Associate Director for Science, Center for Health Advancement
Arkansas Department of Health
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
UAMS College of Public Health

Thaddeus Bartter, MD
Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
UAMS College of Medicine

Tisha Barzyk, DNP, RN, APN, AGACNP-BC, CWS, PLNC
Adjucnt Faculty, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Donald Bodenner, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Geriatrics
Director, Thyroid Center and Chief of Endocrine Oncology
UAMS College of Medicine

Delbra Caradine, MD
Assistant Professor of Geriatrics
Director, HouseCall Program
UAMS College of Medicine

Ronni Chernoff, PhD, RD, LD, FADA
Director, Arkansas Geriatric Education Center
Professor of Geriatrics
UAMS College of Medicine
Associate Director for Education/Evaluation
Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System

Kimberly Curseen, MD
Assistant Professor of Geriatrics
Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging
UAMS College of Medicine

Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD
Professor in Translational Research in Aging & Longevity
Department of Health & Kinesiology
Texas A&M University

Patricia Dubbert, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
GRECC Investigator
UAMS College of Medicine

Lou Ann Eads, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Thomas and Lyon Longevity Clinic
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Peter Goulden, MD, FRCP
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Director, UAMS Diabetes Program
UAMS College of Medicine

Reza Hakkak, PhD
Professor
Dept. of Dietetics and Nutrition, Dept. of Pediatrics, and College of Public Health
Chairman, Dept. of Dietetics and Nutrition

Sarah Beth Harrington, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
UAMS College of Medicine

Lisa Hutchison, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, FCCP
Associate Professor
UAMS College of Pharmacy

Larry E. Johnson, MD
Associate Professor of Geriatrics
Reynolds Institute on Aging
UAMS College of Medicine

Robert Lavender, MD, FACP
Professor of Internal Medicine
UAMS College of Medicine

Issam Makhoul, MD
Associate Professor of Hematology and Oncology
UAMS College of Medicine

Robin McAtee, PhD, RN, MHSA, FACHE
Associate Director, Arkansas Aging Initiative
Reynolds Institute on Aging
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Mollie Meek, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
UAMS College of Medicine

Priya  Mendiratta, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Geriatrics
Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging
UAMS College of Medicine

David Nelsen, Jr, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Family and Preventive Medicine
Associate Chief Medical Officer for Clinical Informatics
UAMS College of Medicine

Prasad Padala, MD, MS
Associate Director for Clinical Programs
Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System

Mark  Pippenger, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
UAMS College of Medicine

Gloria Richard-Davis, MD, FACOG
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
UAMS College of Medicine

Ann Riggs, MD
Associate Professor of Geriatrics
Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging
UAMS College of Medicine

Michele Saunders, DDS, MS, MPH
Director, South, West, and Central Consortium on Geriatric Education Centers
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

John Selig
Director, Arkansas Department of Human Services

Alisa Spellman, APN
Instructor; Advanced Practice Nurse
Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging

Dennis Sullivan, MD
Professor of Geriatrics
Director, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
Vice Chair for Clinical Research
Reynolds Department of Geriatrics
UAMS College of Medicine

M. Dale Terrell, MD
Director, South Central Center on Aging
Pine Bluff, AR

Jeanne Wei, MD, PhD
Professor of Geriatrics
Chair, Department of Geriatrics
Director, Reynolds Institute of Aging
UAMS College of Medicine

Larry Wright, MD
Associate Professor of Geriatrics
Executive Director, Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education
UAMS College of Medicine