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InCharge HEALTHCARE 2019 Practice Executives. He previously served as treasurer and president of Arkansas Medical Group Management Association, treasurer for Susan G. Komen-Ozark Affiliate, board member for Arkansas Community Foundation and on the United Way Audit Committee. He is a current member of the Arkansas Hospital Association Board of Directors and a State Delegate to the Regional Policy Board for the American Hospital Association.

Greg Sharp, MD Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer Arkansas Children’s Hospital 1 Children’s Way Little Rock, AR 72202 501-364-1100 sharpg@archildrens. org Sharp is senior vice president/chief medical officer of Arkansas Children’s Hospital. He also serves as a professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine. Dr. Sharp has been board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Competence in Child Neurology, and Added Qualification in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy. He also holds the John H. Bornhofen, MD Endowed Chair in Child Neurology and serves as co-medical director of the ACH Neuroscience Center, Neuroscience Inpatient Unit and Neurofibromatosis Clinic. Dr. Sharp earned his medical degree at UAMS, completed his residency in Pediatrics at UAMS and ACH, and completed a residency/fellowship in Child Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. with specialized training in clinical neurophysiology.

John Sharp Market Chief Financial Officer Northwest Health 609 W Maple Avenue Springdale, AR 72764 479-751-5711 www.northwest health.com Sharp is the market chief financial officer for Northwest Health. He came to Northwest Health in 2019 from

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Laredo Medical Center, where he had served as CFO since 2014. With more than 20 years of financial leadership experience, Sharp previously served as CFO for Seton Medical Center Harker Heights in Harker Heights, Texas; St. Mary’s Health System in Waterbury, Connecticut; and Brownwood Regional Medical Center in Brownwood, Texas. Prior experience includes work as a controller, senior staff accountant and staff accountant. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, focusing on accounting and finance, from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas.

Daya Seymore Shipman Vice President of Internal Audit and Corporate Compliance Officer St. Bernards Healthcare 225 East Jackson Avenue Jonesboro AR 72401 870-207-4422 dshipman@sbrmc.org www.stbernards.info/ Shipman is responsible for corporate compliance and oversight of the internal audit function. She serves as the HIPAA Privacy Officer and is responsible for ongoing education for all employees in compliance-related subjects, working to ensure adherence to patient privacy laws as well as various other laws pertaining to healthcare providers and businesses in general.

Angie Smith Nurse Executive/Vice President of Nursing St. Bernards Medical Center 225 East Jackson Avenue Jonesboro AR 72401 870-207-4283 asmith@sbrmc.org www.stbernards.info/ Smith received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 1994 from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. She received her Master of Science in Nursing degree in 2005 and her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree

in 2017, both from Arkansas State. In her role as Vice President of Nursing, Smith directs all nursing activities at St. Bernards Medical Center, including education, recruitment, leadership and quality. Smith, licensed as both a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Arkansas, holds the following certifications: Certified Nurse Educator from the National League of Nurses, Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and Critical Care Nurse from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

H. Scott Smith, JD Director of Governmental Affairs Arkansas Medical Society 10 Corporate Hill Drive, Suite 300 Little Rock, AR 72205 501-224-8967 www.arkmed.org Smith is from Fort Smith. He graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville in 1991. Smith then served as law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Jon McCalla and then clerked for Chief U.S. District Court Judge Odell Horton in Memphis. Later, he was appointed Deputy General Counsel and Legislative Liaison for the Tennessee Department of Health by Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist. In 1997, he began serving as Director of Governmental Affairs for the Tennessee Medical Association in Nashville. Smith assumed his current position in 2004, after leading Tennessee Medical Association’s lobbying efforts for seven sessions.

Lori Smith Vice President of Human Resources St. Bernards Healthcare 225 East Jackson Avenue Jonesboro AR 72401 870-207-4328 ljsmith@sbrmc.org www.stbernards.info/ Smith, who holds degrees from Arkansas State University and William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri, is responsible for the strategic planning, administration and

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