UAMS Names Motwani, Davis as Co-Directors of Adult Sickle Cell Clinical Program

By Ben Boulden

In addition to overseeing the program as co-directors, Davis will lead the palliative care part of the clinic, focusing on relieving symptoms and improving quality of life. Motwani will oversee the hematology fellows who will see patients in clinic each week.

Davis received her medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City. She completed residency in internal medicine and pediatrics in 2014 and fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine this year, both at UAMS.

Motwani received her medical degree from Grant Medical College in Mumbai, India. She completed residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Bronx Program in New York City and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology through Tufts University School of Medicine at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,021 students, 789 medical residents and two dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit or Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.