Linda M. McGhee, M.D. Family Medicine Physician
- Area of Expertise
- Primary Care
- Patient Types
- Children and Adolescents
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Primary Appointment Location
Family Medical Center — Fayetteville
1125 N. College Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72703
- Appointment Phone Number
- (479) 521-8260
About Dr. McGhee
Dr. Linda McGhee graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1971. She is double-boarded in Pediatrics and Family Medicine. She began working at UAMS Northwest in 1978.
Dr. McGhee has developed a keen interest in the treatment of HIV/AIDS patients and serves on several community, county and statewide boards related to this concern. Since 1992 she has been the Medical Director of the Washington County HIV Clinic, the first county HIV Clinic in the state of Arkansas. She was a past president of the Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians and has served on the Arkansas State Board of Health and the Arkansas State Medical Board. She previously served as vice chair of the Arkansas Minority Health Commission.
Dr. McGhee was born in Malvern, Arkansas. She lives in the country outside of Fayetteville and has two children and two grandchildren. Some of Dr. McGhee’s other interests include independent studies, traveling, community service, reading and gardening.
Dr. McGhee's Academic Background
- Family and Preventive Medicine
- Associate Professor
- Medical School
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
- American Board of Family Medicine
- American Board of Pediatrics
Dr. McGhee's Research
“Marshallese COFA Migrants in Northwest Arkansas,” poster presentation, Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians (August 3-5, 2017)
“The Power of Plants to Heal the Healer: Using Biophilia in a Residency Program,” poster presentation, AAFP PDW-RPS Conference (March 23-27, 2018); Annual UAMS Statewide Research & Teaching Innovations Symposium (May 10, 2018)
“Health Disparities in Northwest Arkansas,” January 17, 2019, Jones Center for Families, Springdale (Arkansas Minority Health Commission)
“Caring for the Marshallese Migrants,” March 14, 2019 (UAMS Regional Programs Faculty Development Series)
“Crafting Away the Winter Blues: How a Winter Activity Workshop Helped with Resident Well-being Goals,” poster presentation at UAMS Northwest Student Research Day (March 12, 2019); UAMS Regional Programs Statewide Research Colloquium & Teaching Innovations Symposium, Little Rock (May 2, 2019)
Research InterestsThe Marshallese in Northwest Arkansas; Health Disparities; Minority Health; HIV and AIDS; Hansen's Disease
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