Staff & Board

Arkansas Chapter American Acadmey of Pediatrics

Dedicated to the health of all children


Executive Director

Anna Strong, MPS, MPH

Project Manager

Katie Clark, MPS, MPH

ARAAP Board, July 2023 – June 2025

Board of Directors

Michele Moss, MD, President

Pediatric Cardiology and Critical Care, UAMS/Arkansas Children’s

Meghan Repp, MD, Vice-President

General Pediatrics, Central Arkansas Pediatric Clinic

Gwen White, MD, Treasurer

General Pediatrics/Neonatal Hospitalist, UAMS/Arkansas Children’s

Sarah Bone, MD, Secretary

General Pediatrics, Arkansas Pediatric Clinic

Susan Averitt, MD, Past President

General Pediatrics, Best Start Pediatric Clinic

James Atkins, MD

General Pediatrics, SEARK Children’s Clinic

Heather Bullard-Manbeck, DO

General Pediatrics, UAMS/Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Natalie Burr, MD

General Pediatrics, Little Rock Pediatric Clinic

Whit Hall, MD

Neonatology, UAMS/Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Kristyn Jeffries, MD

Hospitalist, UAMS/Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Hakeem Whittington-Brooks, MD

Resident physician, UAMS/Arkansas Children’s Hospital