Lauren Reeves, M.S.N., Joins UAMS Family Medical Center in Helena-West Helena

By Ben Boulden

Reeves is a lifelong resident of Phillips County where she has chosen to practice. She has served the population of the rural delta as a registered nurse for nine years. She has experience in various health care settings, including hospital nursing, case management services and outpatient care in a hemodialysis clinic.

Lauren Reeves, M.S.N.

Lauren Reeves, M.S.N.

Reeves completed her master’s degree in nursing in May at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2014 at UAMS. She has certifications in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support from the American Heart Association and Basic Disaster Life Support from the Disaster Life Support Foundation.

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS’ clinical enterprise including its hospital, regional clinics and clinics it operates or staffs in cooperation with other providers. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report named UAMS Medical Center the state’s Best Hospital; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide; and named six areas as high performing — cancer, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit or Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.