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INCHARGE HEALTHCARE 2019 David Hunton, MD, FACS Chief Medical Officer Mercy Hospital Fort Smith 7301 Rogers Avenue Fort Smith, AR 72903 479-314-6307 david.hunton@ mercy.net Dr. Hunton was named chief medical officer of Mercy Fort Smith in September 2012. As CMO, Hunton’s focus is on the quality and safety of medical care. He is a board-certified general surgeon who has practiced are Mercy Hospital for more than 30 years. He has held other leadership roles including chief of staff. Hunton continues to practice on a part-time basis as a general surgeon with Mercy Clinic. Hunton completed medical school and residency at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is board certified in health care quality management.

Laura Hutchins, MD Interim Director Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 4301 W. Markham #623 Little Rock AR 72205 501-526-2272 cancer.uams.edu Hutchens, a hematologist oncologist at UAMS, has spent many years researching and treating patients with cancer. She was appointed interim director of the Rockefeller Cancer Institute in June 2018. Hutchens previously served as director of clinical research at the Cancer Institute since 1998. She has been a co-investigator on numerous National Institutes of Health grants. She has published more than 200 journal articles, book chapters and abstracts, and has presented numerous lectures at courses, symposia, workshops and other events in Arkansas and across the country.

Amy Huycke, RN, MS Associate Director Patient Care Services Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks 1100 N. College Ave Fayetteville, AR 72703 479-443-4301 www.fayettevillear. va.gov Huycke, RN, MS, is the Associate Director Patient Care Services at Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks. Huycke was the ADPCS at the Alexandria VA Health Care System in Alexandria, Louisiana, prior to this appointment. She has program and practice responsibility for nurses throughout the medical center, across all services and locations. Nursing, Chaplain Service, Voluntary Service & Sterile Processing Services are in her line. Huycke received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois and a Master of Science in Nursing at the Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A native of the state of Illinois, she has worked for the VA for 34 years, beginning as a graduate

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