Please join us in welcoming these recent additions to the College of Medicine faculty.
Rania Elkhateb, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the Department of Anesthesiology as a research faculty member and Instructor. Dr. Elkhateb will lead the Anesthesia Clinical Research Committee, providing mentorship to faculty and residents as the department grows its scholarly activities. She received her medical degree and completed her residency in anesthesiology at Kasr Alainy Medical School at Cairo University in Egypt. Dr. Elkhateb also earned a Master’s Degree in Anesthesia and a Clinical Ph.D. at Cairo University.
Jaleesa Jackson, M.D., has joined the Department of Anesthesiology as an Assistant Professor in the Chronic Pain Division. Dr. Jackson received her medical degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. She completed her residency in anesthesiology and her fellowship in chronic pain medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Jackson’s clinical interests include holistic, patient-centered care and treatment for cancer-associated pain, low-back and joint pain, and chronic pain from sickle cell disease.
Benjamin Stronach, M.D., has joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as an Associate Professor specializing in hip and knee arthroplasty. Dr. Stronach comes to UAMS from the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, where he had practiced since 2011. He received his medical degree and completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Stronach continued his training with a fellowship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Read more in the UAMS Newsroom.