UAMS Names Mattox to Direct Clinical Operations in Myeloma Institute

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LITTLE ROCK – Sandra Mattox has joined the staff of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as executive director for clinical operations in its Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy.


A registered nurse with nearly 30 years’ experience in patient care at hospitals in Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee, Mattox will be responsible for the daily operations of the outpatient and inpatient areas of the Myeloma Institute. She also will be responsible for the institute’s outpatient infusion area.


Mattox previously served as transplant quality coordinator at St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. She worked at UAMS from 1991 to 2000 at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute in various positions, including nurse practitioner and clinical services manager. Prior to that, she worked as a staff nurse and nursing manager at UAMS affiliate Arkansas Children’s Hospital.


She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from UAMS in 1991. In 1999, she earned a Master of Science in nursing from UAMS with an area of emphasis in nursing administration.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,538 students and 733 medical residents. Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,600 employees, including nearly 1,150 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $5 billion a year. Visit