PGY-4 Chief Residents

 

Laura Battle Laura Battle, M.D.

Dr. Battle is from East End, Arkansas and is a 2014 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where she received the “White Coat” award.  She is a 2010 graduate of Rhodes College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology where she was given the “Outstanding Achievement in Biochemistry” award.

 

 

 

Jacie Guthrie Jacey Guthrie, M.D.

Dr. Guthrie is from Houma, Louisiana and is a 2014 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She attended  Nicholls State University of Thibodaux, Louisiana where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

 

 

 

Kevin Kim

Kevin Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Kim is from San Bruno, California, and is a 2013 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas.  He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, California.  In 2010, Kevin received his Ph.D. from UAMS in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences for his work on developing immunotherapy for HPV-related diseases.  He is the recipient of the M.D./Ph.D. scholarship and the Calvin J. Dillaha award for excellence in Dermatology.

 

 

PGY-3 Residents

L. McCasslinLauren McCaslin, M.D.

Dr. McCaslin is from Jonesboro, Arkansas and is a 2015 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha and was the recipient of the Roberts Key Award, the Barton Foundation Scholarship, and the Betsy Ledbetter Askew Scholarship.

 

 

 

N. PatelNikesh Patel, M.D.

Dr. Patel is from Charleston, South Carolina and is a 2015 graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina where he received the James B. Edward Scholarship, Suzann Pershing Achievement Award and was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. In 2011, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and a minor in Philosophy.

 

 

 

E. Willilamson Betsy Williamson, M.D.

Dr. Williamson is from Lafayette, Louisiana and is a 2015 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience from Tulane University in 2011. She is a recipient of the Utopian Award, the Human Fund Endowment,  and the Louisiana Legislative Scholarship.

 

 

PGY-2 Residents

kayla-mohr-compressedKayla Mohr, M.D.

Dr. Mohr is from San Antonio, Texas and is a 2016 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.  She was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha and was awarded the Barton Foundation Scholarship and the Betsy Ledbetter Askew Scholarship.  She received her Bachelor Degree in Biology from the University of Central Arkansas.

 

 

 

 

 

Tara OetkenTara Oetken, M.D.

Dr. Oetken is from Texas. She is a graduate of Baylor University and Baylor College of Medicine.

 

 

 

 

 

2601J. Logan Rush, M.D.

Dr. Rush is a native of Meridian, Mississippi and a 2016 graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Psychology from the University of Mississippi in Oxford. He is the recipient of the Academic and Leadership Excellence scholarship.

 

 

 

 

Interns (PGY-1)

Malan KernMalan Kern, M.D.

Dr. Kern is from Little Rock, Arkansas and is a 2017 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha and graduated with Honors in Research from UAMS where his research focused on Merkel cell carcinoma. He was the recipient of the Barton Foundation Scholarship and the A. T. and Gladys Walker Scholarship.​

 

 

Hugh Nymeyer

Hugh Nymeyer, M.D.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsey WilsonKelsey Wilson, M.D.

Dr. Wilson is from Greenville, SC and is a 2017 graduate from the Medical University of South Carolina. She was named the South Carolina Medical Association Alliance Presidential Scholar, received the Henry Tracy Ivy Award as the first honor graduate of her class, and was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. In 2013, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Genetics and a Minor in History and received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.