Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

Originally printed in The Nashville Leader on Dec. 10, 2008 Dear Editor: I’m the daughter of Roger Fike, the official who collapsed on your football field, Friday, Nov. 21. How do you thank two EMTs or even an entire town? What are the words that are not only...

Trauma System Meets with Approval, Needs Funding

Originally printed in Pine Pluff Commercial. Tuesday, January 6, 2009 By Erin France Jefferson Regional Medical Center, like many other hospitals in Arkansas, already treats victims of trauma. Dr. Charles Mabry, a Jefferson Regional Medical Center general surgeon and...
2009 Legislative Issues

2009 Legislative Issues

The 2009 Legislature is now meeting, and issues that may soon be before them will impact our profession. One of the issues, of course, is the Statewide Trauma System.  This issue was heavily supported in the last session but died without passage primarily due to the...

The Day the Diamond in Arkansas Grew Dim

It has been 10 years since his sudden death and the end of a successful but too short career.  He served his country, loved his state and never lost the passion to see patients restored to health. Dr. Hammons was an Air Force doctor who saw the success of pre-hospital...