WRHS Clinics Announce New Providers

Tammy Lusk DNPAmanda Walker APRNWhite River Health System (WRHS) is hosting two community Open Houses, Tuesday, December 16.

An Open House for the Cave City Medical Clinic will be held at the clinic, located at 301 South Main Street, from 4:30 pm until 5:30 pm to introduce the clinic’s new provider Tammy Lusk, DNP, APRN.

Lusk received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arkansas Tech University, and received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Central Arkansas in 2007. In 2013, she obtained a Doctorate of Nursing from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh. She has a diverse nursing background including family medicine, pediatrics, adults and geriatrics. She also has experience in Orthopedic and General Surgeries.

Lusk conducts physical exams, diagnoses, and initiates treatments of acute and chronic illnesses. She is able to prescribe medications, as well as order and interpret lab studies and X-rays. She can also perform minor surgical procedures. She began at Cave City in October.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to provide stable medical care to the residents of Cave City and surrounding areas,” said Lusk.

Lusk has been with WRMC for eight years. She spent many years at WRMC as a float APRN for the rural health clinics, and most recently, was the provider at the Drasco Medical Clinic. Her goal is to provide personal healthcare to individuals in rural communities. She focuses on patient education and wellness for the entire family.  

“Lusk has a heart for healthcare and a heart for her patients,” said Bebow. “She has done an excellent job so far in Cave City, and we look forward to all she will do in the Cave City region.”

Lusk is currently seeing patients at the Cave City Medical Clinic on Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 7:00am to 5:30pm. Appointments can be made by calling (870) 283-5353.

Additionally, an Open House for the Strawberry Medical Clinic will be held from 5:00 to 6:00 at 58 River Drive to introduce the clinic’s new provider, Amanda Walker, APRN.

Walker, a long-time resident of the area, was a graduate of Lynn High School (now Hillcrest). She obtained her LPN from the Black River Technical College in Pocahontas, a Bachelor in Science in Nursing from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati. She began at the Strawberry Medical Clinic in September.  

“I’m am thankful for the opportunity to be a healthcare provider for the residents of this area,” said Walker. “My goal is to provide primary care, including health maintenance and treatment of acute and chronic conditions to patients in these communities.”

“We are proud of Amanda’s commitment for her community and her compassion for healthcare,” said Bebow. “She is a great fit to the area and will be a great provider.”

Walker is currently seeing patients at the Strawberry Medical Clinic on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday between the hours of 7:00am to 5:30pm. Appointments can be made by calling (870) 528-4081.