UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Names Three to Board of Advisors

By Marty Trieschmann

The new members are Danyelle Musselman, Aimee Arzoumanian, MHA, and David Rainey, Ed.D.

Musselman is co-chair of the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer Wives and Friends Team and market chair for the Make-A-Wish Foundation Mid-South Region. She is a former anchor of NFL Network’s “Up to the Minute,” Fox Sports Net, ESPN and ESPN News, Yahoo Sports host and FOX Sports sideline reporter. She is married to current University of Arkansas Men’s Basketball coach Eric Musselman.

Arzoumanian is the retired chief operating officer of what was then Sparks Health System, based in Fort Smith, and a former physician assistant for the UAMS Myeloma Center. Arzoumanian began her career at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York, and serves on the Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House Board of Directors and Trinity University Board of Trustees.

Rainey is a retired teacher, superintendent and longtime champion of education initiatives in rural Arkansas. He has served as director of the Arkansas School for Math, Science and the Arts and the Delta Academic Initiative, as well as superintendent of the Dumas School District. He served as a member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from 2005-2011.

 

 


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 recognized UAMS Medical Center as a Best Hospital for 2021-22; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide for the third year; and named five areas as high performing — colon cancer surgery, diabetes, hip replacement, knee replacement and stroke. Forbes magazine ranked UAMS as seventh in the nation on its Best Employers for Diversity list. UAMS also ranked in the top 30% nationwide on Forbes’ Best Employers for Women list and was the only Arkansas employer included. UAMS has 2,876 students, 898 medical residents and six 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, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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