///Meet the Palliative Care Team
Meet the Palliative Care Team 2018-10-31T12:24:59+00:00

Meet the Palliative Care Team

Our team of palliative care specialists in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute and the Reynolds Institute on Aging are here to help you and your family. Learn more about each team member.

Dr. Harrington is the Medical Director of the UAMS Palliative Care Program and practices at UAMS, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System. She received her M.D. at UAMS and completed her residency and fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She is Program Director of the UAMS Palliative Medicine fellowship program. Her special interests include cancer pain management, end-of-life care, and medical ethics. Read more.

Dr. Elizabeth Rogers graduated from UAMS and completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.  After serving as a primary care physician for many years, Dr. Rogers completed a Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship at UAMS and is board-certified in that specialty.  She practices Palliative Medicine in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Palliative Care Clinic and in the hospital as part of the UAMS Palliative Care Team.  Dr. Rogers’ interests include hospice and palliative care, cancer pain and symptom management and caregiver support. Read more.

Dr. James Fletcher received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. Commissioned in the US Navy, he completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. After a tour as Chief of Residents, he completed a fellowship in Nephrology at the National Capital Consortium. He served as a nephrologist and hospitalist for several years before completing a Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. His interests include end of life care, cancer pain and symptom management, and end stage renal disease. Read more.

James Fletcher

Dr. Carrie Hyde received her medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock in 2009 and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at UAMS in 2013.  She held multiple leadership positions including membership in the Residency Development Council and Graduate Medical Education Council.  Dr. Hyde followed her residency training with a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at UAMS.  She is board certified in Internal Medicine.  She currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program and practices in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, as both an outpatient and inpatient provider.  Her interests include hospice and palliative care, cancer pain, and symptom management.  She also volunteers at Harmony Health Clinic, which provides care to uninsured patients.  She is proud to be a life-long Arkansan and enjoys providing the best quality of life with those suffering with life limiting illness at UAMS. Read more.

Carrie Hyde

Dr. Heather Moore graduated from UAMS and completed a residency in Internal Medicine, where she served as chief resident. Dr. Moore completed a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at UAMS, and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Moore practices at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Palliative Care clinic, and serves in both the UAMS Hospital and the Central Arkansas Healthcare System Palliative Care teams. Her interests include hospice and palliative care, cancer pain and symptom management, Veterans’ needs at the end of life, and caregiver support. Read more.

Margaret Love, APN

Margaret Love, APRN, is a hospice and palliative medicine certified nurse practitioner on the Palliative Care Team.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Nursing Science in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program in the UAMS College of Nursing.  Ms. Love has extensive experience with geriatric palliative care, and hospice and palliative care in the assisted living and nursing home settings.

Arnetta Williams, APRN

Arnetta Williams, APRN, has worked in nursing for over 13 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from UALR College of Nursing and her Master of Nursing Science in Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Central Arkansas. Arnetta previously worked in the Critical Care setting prior to receiving her APRN degree. Arnetta work in the Palliative Care Clinic and occasionally round in the hospital as a member of the Palliative Care Team.

Marie Sullivant, RN

Marie Sullivant, RN has worked in nursing for over 20 years, with the last 15 at UAMS. She is ELNEC certified and has worked extensively with both cancer and palliative care patients. Marie works directly with patients and families as part of the Palliative Care Team, and is passionate about improving patients’ quality of life, supporting families, and making personal connections. She follows patients after discharge to assure a smooth transition from the hospital. Marie also works as a palliative care educator for hospital staff and community partners.

Dianne Campbell, LCSW

Dianne graduated from the University of Colorado (Boulder) in 1983 with a BA in Psychology. She then attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Social Work and graduated in 1986. Diane has experience in outpatient medicine, surgical oncology, critical care and dialysis. She has been at UAMS since 2001, and is the Palliative Care social worker for the team. Dianne’s special interests include advance care planning, adult cystic fibrosis, grief and bereavement care.

Libby Grobmyer, Chaplain

Libby Grobmyer serves as the Clinical Chaplain for the Palliative Care Service and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Libby is available to assist patients and their loved ones as they deal with the difficult issues surrounding a new diagnosis, cope with a chronic illness or resulting hospitalization. Libby provides direction to Chaplain Residents and Interns who attend Palliative care patients. At UAMS our care begins by recognizing the dignity and worth of each individual and a commitment to treat each of our patients and their loved ones with respect and compassion. We respect the faith traditions of our patients and, when requested, our staff will contact a patient’s pastor or representative of their faith community. A Chaplain is available in house 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Cathy Shaneyfelt, Palliative Care Volunteer

Cathy Shaneyfelt, Palliative Care Volunteer, is a former UAMS College of Nursing graduate. Cathy’s practice areas included neurological/neurosurgical and rehabilitation nursing. Cathy began volunteering with the UAMS Palliative Care program in 2013 and functions to add an extra layer of support to the palliative care team professionals. As well, Cathy sees patients and provides a listening ear, them with an extra layer of care and support. Active at the grass-roots level as an advocate for advance care planning conversations by way of hosting Death Over Dinner, National Health Care Decisions Day, and education about Palliative Care.