UAMS East is a seven county, health education outreach of the University of Arkansas for Medical Science, serving Chicot, Crittenden, Desha, Lee, Monroe, Phillips, and St. Francis Counties. This program was designed to increase access to health care by recruiting and retaining health care professionals and to provide health care to the whole family through community based health care and education. The program is headquartered in Helena with offices in Lake Village and West Memphis.
Vision: The vision of the UAMS East is a healthy Delta for all citizens.
Mission: The mission of the UAMS East is to improve the health of the Delta's people through the production of health care professionals and health education of citizens.
UAMS East in Lake Village (Satellite office of UAMS East)
Located in Chicot Memorial Medical Center
UAMS East at Lake Village-- Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and all major holidays
Location: 2729 Highway 65 & 82 South in Lake Village, AR
Mailing address: 2729 Highway 65 & 82 South
Lake Village, AR 71653
Contacts: Leigh Anthony, Director of UAMS East in Lake Village
LAnthony@uams.edu or firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura Potter - Community Health Educator
Phone numbers: 870-265-9291 Leigh
Fax number: 870-265-9294
Current Outreach Programs in Chicot County:
· CMMC/UAMS East Community Outreach Center
· Prescription Assistance Program
· Safety Baby Showers
· Club Scrub
· Child Passenger Safety
· Kids for Health
· Free Exercise Classes
· CPR/First Aid for Consumers and Health Professionals
· Health Fairs/Screenings
· Health Education for Children/Adults
· UAMS Preceptorship for Medical Students
· UAMS Senior Elective Rotations
· “A Day in the Life” Program
· Continuing Education opportunities for Healthcare Professionals
· Safe Sitter Course