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. Devan serves as a physician in the Internal Medicine Department, Division of Hematology/ Oncology. She received her M.D. at UAMS, and completed her Internal Medicine residency and Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship here. Her clinical interests include sickle cell disease, cystic fibrosis, HIV and cancer. Dr. Devan is specifically interested in addresses health care disparities across Arkansas and in improving advance care planning, symptom management and end of life care. Read more.
Dr. Elizabeth Rogers completed her medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas in 2006. She then completed her residency in Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics and her fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine from UAMS. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Read more.
Dr. Lehmberg serves as a physician in the Internal Medicine Department, Division of Hematology/ Oncology. Dr. Lehmberg was originally trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery and had a successful career in Arkansas within this discipline. He is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and practices at UAMS, the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System His special interests include cancer pain management, wound care, and end of life care. Read more.
Margaret Love, A.P.N.
Margaret Love, A.P.N., is an Instructor in hospice and palliative care medicine for the UAMS Department of Internal Medicine Division of Hematology/Oncology. 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 previously was with the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging as a geriatric/palliative care nurse practitioner. She has extensive experience providing care in the hospice skilled nursing facility, assisted living, & ambulatory settings.
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.