Gary Paxson, President & CEO of White River Health System (WRHS), and the WRHS Foundation (WRHSF) Board of Trustees, recently honored Dick Bernard, President of the WRHS Foundation Board of Trustees, with a plaque for his 20 years of service.
White River Health System (WRHS) recently wrapped up the annual WRMC Highway to Health 5K Run/Walk. While the event was held virtually this year due to COVID-19, the community support remained strong. The event brought 133 virtual runners and raised over $11,000 to support local schools’ food pantries.
White River Health System (WRHS) was one of fourteen organizations from across the state to be recognized with an Arkansas Governor’s Quality Award during the 26th Annual Awards Celebration Tuesday, October 6 in Little Rock. Governor Asa Hutchinson (left) presented the award to Stephanie Welch, Director of Quality at WRHS (right) at a small luncheon. Attendance was limited to comply with social distancing protocols.
Wood Family of Dealerships Donates to Paint the Town Pink
Stanley Wood Chevrolet Buick GMC dealership and Scott Wood Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership recently made a donation toward White River Health System (WRHS) Foundation project: Paint the Town Pink (PTTP).
Entergy Independence Plant Donates to WRHS Foundation Crisis Fund
Entergy Independence Plant recently donated to the White River Health System (WRHS) Foundation Crisis Fund. The fund is designed to provide assistance for the medical community as needs continue to be identified during the COVID-19 crisis.
Dr. Philip T. Sobash is a second-year resident physician at the White River Medical Center. He completed his medical training at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. When not working he enjoys spending time with his black lab Dakota.
Dr. Krishna Vedala is a third-year resident physician at the White River Medical Center, specializing in Internal Medicine. He is from Oklahoma and received his MD and Masters in Public Health from the University of Oklahoma.
Dr. Shiyu Wang is from Southampton, Pennsylvania and graduated from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. He is a current second year internal medicine resident at White River Health System. He enjoys sports, especially rugby.
Dr. Philip T. Sobash completed his medical training at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He is a second year internal medicine resident at WRHS. When not working he enjoys spending time with his black lab Dakota.
“We are proud to have leaders in our organization who are passionate about improving quality of care and helping our staff provide the best care possible to our patients,” said Gary Paxson, President & CEO of White River Health System.