Survivor Stories

April 7, 2022

April All Sites Presentation 04/07/2022


February 23, 2022


Women’s Quiz

June 2, 2021

Nurse Facilitator and Stroke Program Staff Registration

October 3, 2019

Stroke Survivor Stories

Survivor Story by Tara Wright Survivor Story by Stanley Hill Survivor Story by Robert Bellinger Survivor Story by Randy Bellinger Survivor Story by Alveno Smith Survivor Story by Timothy Raines Survivor Story by Melinda Denton Survivor Story by Freda Dodd Survivor Story by Lanetta Cothern Survivor Story by Eddie Rowland Survivor Story by Harry Seamans

May 10, 2018


AR SAVES Finalist for the 2019 Hearst Health Prize!   AR SAVES won the RAISE award in 2017!  It was a close race and thanks to the hard work of our extended AR SAVES network,AR SAVES took home the prize! AR SAVES received the UAMS Team Impact Award in 2018!

November 29, 2016

Physician Becomes Stroke Patient Thankful for AR SAVES

By Ben Boulden When Michael Pafford, M.D., served on a committee to decide whether Saline Memorial Hospital should join Arkansas SAVES, he had no idea how profoundly that decision would affect him several years later. Saline Memorial Hospital, where Pafford serves as a hospitalist and medical director of inpatient specialty, chose to join the telemedicine…

With Help from AR SAVES, Stroke Survivor Dances His Way to Recovery

By Ben Boulden On a Friday in May, a stroke felled George Crocker and made him unable to even roll over on the floor of his garage. By Sunday, he was dancing on the floor of his patient room in the UAMS Medical Center, thanks to quick treatment through the AR SAVES network. A retired…

November 22, 2016

Stroke Survivor Goes On to Work as Emergency Nurse

By Ben Boulden Shannon Coles didn’t know why her pills were on the floor of the physician’s office where she worked next door to the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She had reached into her purse, and the next thing she knew, they were on the floor. Coles didn’t remember grabbing them or getting…