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InCharge HEALTHCARE 2019 lowship at West Virginia University. His fellowship was in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. As the Chief of Medicine at VHSO, Dr. Mehta had program and practice responsibilities for the Emergency Department, Specialty Clinics, Inpatient, Cardio Pulmonary, Sleep Lab, Palliative Care, and Physical Therapy services.

Stephen Mette, MD Chief Clinical Officer University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 4301 W. Markham Little Rock AR 72205 501-686-7000 www.uams.edu Mette joined UAMS in April 2015. As Chief Clinical Officer, Mette coordinates quality management functions and ensures patient satisfaction and cost-effective care. He most recently served as chief of the Department of Critical Care at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. Mette received his MD from Cornell University Medical College in New York.

Brenda Million Vice President of Women’s and Children’s Services, Dialysis and Perioperative Services St. Bernards Medical Center 225 East Jackson Avenue Jonesboro AR 72401 870-207-4269 bmillion@sbrmc.org www.stbernards.info/ Million oversees a number of medical center departments. Those include Women and Children’s Services, Surgery, Sterile Processing, Anesthesia, Emergency Department, Trauma Program, GI Lab, Outpatient Wound Centers and Inpatient and Outpatient Dialysis Centers. She serves as Market Board Chair for March of Dimes and serves on the St. Bernards Advocates Board, St. Bernards Women’s Council Board and ASU Technical Board. Million is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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Trisha Montague, MS, RN, NEA-BC Senior Vice President, Chief Administrator Arkansas Children’s Northwest 2601 Gene George Boulevard Springdale, AR 72762 479-725-6800 montaguepa@ archildrens.org Montague joined Arkansas Children’s in November 2015, specifically to oversee the design, build and operations of the new Arkansas Children’s Northwest (ACNW) hospital in Springdale. Prior to joining ACNW, she served as an executive nursing leader in children’s hospitals in New Jersey and Texas. She has dedicated her career to the care of sick children and families and has served on several child and family advocacy boards. Montague received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Loretto Heights College in Denver, Colorado. She continued her formal nursing education with a Master of Science Degree in Nursing Administration from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Sterling Moore Vice Chancellor for Regional Programs University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 4301 W. Markham Little Rock AR 72205 501-686-5264 MooreSterlingL@ uams.edu Moore was named UAMS Vice Chancellor for Regional Campuses in 2017. He directs the UAMS network of eight campuses statewide that provides education of family medicine residents and continuing education for health care professionals while increasing access to health care and health education in rural communities. He was previously assistant vice chancellor for administration for Regional Campuses. Moore came to UAMS in 1991 and began as a clinic manager. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and accounting from Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana. He graduated with honors with an executive master’s degree in business

administration at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

LeAnn Morrow Assistant Vice President of Continuum of Care St. Bernards Healthcare 225 East Jackson Avenue Jonesboro AR 72401 870-972-4372 lmorrow@sbrmc.org www.stbernards.info Morrow provides administrative support and coordination for a number of inpatient and outpatient ancillary departments including Pharmacy, Laboratory and Imaging Services. In addition, she oversees Nutritional Services and Environmental Services. She holds a fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Bruce E. Murphy, MD, PhD Chief Executive Officer Arkansas Heart Hospital 1701 S. Shackleford Road Little Rock, AR 72211 501-219-7480 www.arheart.com Dr. Murphy is Chief Executive Officer and founder of Arkansas Heart Hospital, one of America’s premiere subspecialty cardiology hospitals recognized worldwide for their exceptional standard of care, procedure volumes, management efficiencies and financial success. Born in El Dorado, Murphy graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1980 with a PhD in pharmacology and competed his interventional cardiology training in 1986. He has had intensive interventional training experience with world-renowned cardiologists and has authored and contributed work to many medical publications. He is an invited speaker at international cardiology meetings on topics of coronary disease, peripheral vascular disease and world health.

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