Christian, Daughter/Sister/Aunt “Memem”, Friend, Worship Leader, Pediatrician, ISFJ, Enneagram type 2
Likes: Singing, kids, coffee, candles, cheesy movies, helping people, audio books, puzzles, organization, ice-skating/roller-blading, my 2 dogs
Dislikes: Traffic, tangled hangers, sleeping in socks, inefficiency, mushrooms, complaining
Emily is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics for UAMS College of Medicine where she teaches and trains medical students and pediatric residents. Her clinical practice is a blend of outpatient care as a General Pediatrician and inpatient care as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. In this role, she has seen the effects of unmet social, emotional and physical needs on children’s health. She is committed to addressing Arkansas’ foster care crisis by working to retain and support foster homes through Little Rock Angels.
Emily grew up in Little Rock, graduating from Little Rock Central High School in 2004. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Ouachita Baptist University and her Medical Doctorate from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in 2015.
Emily credits her parents for her interest in Little Rock Angels as they have modeled service to non-profit organizations supporting foster care and victims of AIDS. Emily also serves as a worship leader at Fellowship Bible Church. She is the proud aunt “Memem” of 4 nephews and is dog mom to 2 rescue pups, Tucker and Remy.