Medicine-Pediatrics Trained Faculty

Alice P. Alexander, M.D. (Associate Professor): Program Director, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, UAMS/ACH Director, Internal Medicine Continuity Clinic, UAMS.  Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Robert Hopkins Jr., M.D. (Professor): Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (Director, Division of General Internal Medicine). UAMS/ACH.  Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics 1993 Medical School: Medical College of Georgia- 1989

Karol Anderson, M.D. (Assistant Professor): Section Chief, Internal Medicine – Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System. Residency: University of Mississippi: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics – 2001 Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences- 1997

Megan Davis, M.D. (Assistant Professor): Palliative Care (Director, Adult Sickle Cell Program).  Fellowship:  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Palliative Care, 2016.  Residency:  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 2015.  Medical School:  University of Oklahoma, 2011.

Courtney Edgar-Zarate, M.D. (Assistant Professor, Pediatrics & Internal Medicine): Associate Program Director, UAMS Pediatric Residency Program.  Pediatric Hospitalist Residency: University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics – 2010 Medical School: East Carolina University School of Medicine – 2006

Karen Farst, M.D. (Associate Professor): Team For Children at Risk ( TCAR) Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital: Child Abuse – 2004 Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics – 2009 Medical School: Texas Tech University – 1995

Heather Young Highsmith, M.D.  (Assistant Professor): Pediatrics (Infectious Disease)  Fellowship:  Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2017.  Residency:  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 2014.  Medical School:  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2010.

Joshua Kennedy, M.D.  (Assistant Professor): Allergy/Immunology Fellowship: University of Virginia: Allergy/Immunology – 2012 Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics – 2010 Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – 2006

Michelle Lisko, M.D.  (Assistant Professor): Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics – 2013 Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – 2009

Steven McKee, M.D.  (Assistant Professor, Pediatrics & Internal Medicine): Hospitalist.  Residency:  University of Pennsylvania/Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2017.  Medical school:  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2013

Nikhil Meena, M.D. (Assistant Professor): Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Pulmonary/Critical Care – 2012 Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics – 2009 Medical School: All India Institute of Medical Sciences- 2001

Tamara T. Perry, M.D. (Associate Professor): Allergy/Immunology Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University Hospital: Allergy/ Immunology- 2004 Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics – 2001 Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – 1997

Elizabeth Rogers, M.D. (Assistant Professor): Fellowship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Palliative Care – 2015 Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics – 2010 Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – 2006

Steve Schexnayder, M.D. (Assistant Professor): Section Chief Pediatric Critical Care Medicine – Arkansas Children’s Hospital Vice Chair for Education, UAMS Department of Pediatrics Fellowship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine – 1994 Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics – 1991 Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – 1987

Tonya M. Thompson, M.D. (Professor): Program Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine – Arkansas Children’s Hospital Fellowship: University of Tennessee: Pediatric Emergency Medicine – 2003 Residency: University of Tennessee: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics – 2000 Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch – 1996

Tobias J. Vancil, M.D. (Associate Professor): Internal Medicine Junior Medical Clerkship Director Medical Director of Clinical Simulation Center Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – 2004