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GrandRounds Spine Surgeon Joins Conway Regional Neuroscience Center CONWAY - Conway Regional Health System welcomes Regan S. Gallaher, MD, to its medical staff. Dr. Gallaher, a board certified neurosurgeon who performs neck and back spinal procedures exclusively, will join the Conway Regional Neuroscience Center and Regan S. Gallaher practice alongside Neurologists Tim Freyaldenhoven and Keith Schluterman and Elana Russell, APRN. Dr. Gallaher comes to Conway from Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, where he practiced for the last four years, and Washington Regional Medical Center before that. Dr. Gallaher holds a medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed a residency in Neurosurgery from the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque. Dr. Gallaher also has a bachelor’s degree from Hendrix College.

Dr. Logan Lynch Joins Physicians at St. Bernards Surgical Associates JONESBORO - Dr. G. Logan Lynch has joined physicians at St. Bernards Surgical Associates.

He earned his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and completed an internship and residency in the Department of Surgery at the University of Missis- G. Logan Lynch sippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. During the last year, Lynch served as administrative chief resident of general surgery there. He holds an undergraduate degree in biology from Delta State University in Cleveland, Ms., where he met his wife of eight years. They have two children, Carson, 6, and Juliet, 3. He served as a volunteer at Jackson Free Clinic, providing care to the medically underserved. Lynch joins Drs. John Cook, Jennifer DiCocco, Willie Harper, Joshua Tolleson and Lynn Wiggins at St. Bernards Surgical Associates.

Glaucoma Specialist Christopher Lee, MD, Joins UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute LITTLE ROCK — Christopher Lee, MD, has joined the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He will also serve as an assistant

professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology. Lee specializes in glaucoma. Lee comes to UAMS from the University of Texas Southwestern Christopher Lee Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where he completed his residency and fellowship, following an internship in internal medicine at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A graduate of Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, he earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His clinical interests include medical and surgical glaucoma, cataracts and comprehensive ophthalmology. His research interests focus on the effect of glaucoma on the retina as it pertains to injections for treatment of glaucoma. During his residency, Lee was part of a research team that developed a handheld mobile device to provide home monitoring for patients with diabetic macular edema and macular degeneration.

NARMC Announces Two New Nurse Managers HARRISON - North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) is proud to announce the promotion of two nurses

to its nurse management team, Jessica (Gass) Gutting, BSN, RN and Jenny Harmon, MSN, RN, COI. Gutting has been with NARMC since 2011 and was recently promoted to Nurse Man- Jessica Gutting ager of the Critical Care Unit. She is a 2010 graduate of Arkansas Tech University and has experience in an intensive care unit, emergency room, medical/surgi- Jenny Harmon cal floor, obstetric unit and psychological unit. She has been a charge nurse, clinical supervisor and interim nurse manager during her time at NARMC. Harmon is from the Harrison area and recently moved back to become the Nurse Manager of the Med/Surge unit. She graduated with her LPN and RN from North Arkansas College and went on to receive her BSN from Arkansas Tech University in 2012. She also obtained her MSN from American Sentinel University in 2015. Harmon is currently pursuing her second master’s degree as a Nurse Practitioner at the University of Central Arkansas.

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