Monette Native Leslye McGrath, M.D., Joins UAMS AHEC NE

By David Robinson

McGrath is a native of Monette, a graduate of Buffalo Island Central High School and Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. She received her medical degree from UAMS in 2007 and completed her residency at the AHEC Northeast.

McGrath’s clinical interests are long-term care and care of the elderly.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 540,000-square-foot hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: 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. UAMS has 2,775 students and 748 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 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. Visit or