Event Title

Morning Allied Health Panel

Presenter Educational Level

graduate

Department

Allied Health

Presentation Type

Panel Discussion

Start Date

20-3-2021 10:20 AM

Abstract

Join this panel to hear about women in allied health fields! This panel represents a broad range of careers in speech pathology, nursing, and dietetics.

Biography

Sarah Attwood graduated from OBU in 2017 with a communication science and disorders degree with a minor in Spanish. She was an active participant in the EEE social club and also cheered for 2.5 years. Sarah went on to Louisiana Tech University to earn her Masters in speech pathology and got married the summer following graduation. Her first job was at a skilled nursing facility and she now works at Pediatrics Plus in Sherwood, AR.

Sarah Reyna, APRN lives in Bismarck, Arkansas with her husband and 2 children, as well as a host of farm animals. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Microbiology from the University of Arkansas in 2005, then a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas in 2008. She practiced as a registered nurse for 8 years before obtaining her Master’s of Nursing Science from UAMS in 2015. She has now been a nurse practitioner for 5 years, most of which was spent being the primary provider at the Saline Memorial Wound Center. She just recently accepted a position at South Arkansas Cardiology.

Shelby Roberson is a proud alumni of Ouachita Baptist University where she completed her Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics/Nutrition. After college, Shelby went on to complete her Dietetic Internship and Master's degree at the University of Central Arkansas. After graduation and passing the RD exam, Shelby found a love for diabetes care and education while working at the Arkansas Heart Hospital. While working in the endocrinology clinic at the Heart Hospital, she gained experience in diabetes technology, including insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitor, which she now utilizes in her current practice serving rural communities of Arkansas through family practice and working with primary care providers. Shelby is 1 of 5 Certified Diabetes Educator at ARcare and leads the diabetes technology program within ARcare. On her off days, Shelby is an insulin pump trainer for Tandem Diabetes Care. She and her new husband, Brandon, live in Conway and enjoy cooking, going on breakfast dates, and taking their dogs Piper and Bella to the farmer's market on Saturdays.

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Mar 20th, 10:20 AM

Morning Allied Health Panel

Join this panel to hear about women in allied health fields! This panel represents a broad range of careers in speech pathology, nursing, and dietetics.