40 Nurse Leaders under 40

CONGRATULATIONS to our UAMS nurses named to the 7th annual ‘40 Nurse Leaders Under 40’ program that celebrates exceptional nurse leaders under the age of 40 by the Arkansas Center of Nursing (ACN).

Selection criteria was based on  commitment to excellence, service and outreach within the community; leadership qualities; contributions to the advancement of the nursing profession and the promise to grow in leadership toward advancing the profession of nursing and improving health care for those in Arkansas.

Recipients will be honored on Monday, October 11 at the Benton Event Center. Due to social distancing, this event will be closed to public but will be broadcast “LIVE” on the ACN Face Book at 3PM!

UAMS Health (* denotes selected recipient)  

Mallory Brown, RN* Cancer Institute – Clinical Services Manager
Taylor Chapman, RN* Infusion B
Ashley Connors, RN Institute of Digital Health/Innovation – Nurse Educator
Sara Damron, APRN* Neurosciences – Mid-level Provider
Sarah Goodhart, RN* Emergency Department
Rachel Hicks (Givens), RN Emergency Department
Sarah Presley (Holland), RN* Neonatal ICU
Patrick Howser, RN Periop Services – Assist. Director of Nursing
Crystal Huddelson, RN Cancer Institute – Clinical Services Manager
Deborah Hutts, RN * Regional Programs – Assist. Director of Nursing
Crystal Marcussen, APRN Women’s Center
Shamirra Matthews, RN Main Operating Room
Richard Milam, RN Main Operating Room
Dustin Moore, RN Main Operating Room
Jaeda Oliver, RN Cardiology Clinic
Tiffany Parsons, RN Cardiology Clinic
Sarah Renee Pearson, RN Main Operating Room
Terry Prowse, RN Medical Specialties – Clinical Services Manager
Sherrie Searcy, RN* Institute of Digital Health/Innovation – Assist. Director of Nursing
Melissa Tillman, RN Neurosciences – Clinical Services Manager
Candice Tingle, RN Main Operating Room
Katelin Whiddon, APRN* Institute of Digital Health/Innovation

College of Nursing (* denotes selected recipient)

Colton McCance, RN* Clinical Instructor

40-Under-40 for 10-2021