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Meet the Audiology/Speech Pathology Team

Faculty and Staff

  • Patti Freemyer Martin, Ph.D.
  • Jennifer Rigsby, Au.D., CCC-A
    Audiology Supervisor
  • Donna Fisher Smiley, Ph.D., CCC-A
    Audiology Supervisor - The EARS Program
  • Tracy B. Pate, M.S. CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
    Speech-Language Pathology Coordinator - The Listening Center
  • Tommy Naylor, M.S., CCC-SLP
    Speech-Language Pathology Supervisor (In-Patient)
  • Brooke Polk, M.S., CCC-SLP
    Speech-Language Pathology Supervisor (Out-Patient)


  • Lauren Anderson, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Rebecca Atcherson, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Shelby Bellew, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Darby Eckl, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Sue Faulkner, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Kate Frazier, M.S., CCC-A
  • Johanna Gillenwater, M.S., CCC-A
  • Jillian Kimberlain, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Jordan King, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Elizabeth Raines, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Anna Serpente, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Rachel Sievers, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Jan Stroud, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Steve Upson, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Julia Webb, Au.D., CCC-A
  • Jessica White, Au.D., CCC-A

Speech Language Pathologists

  • Kristin Appler, M.S., CFY-SLP
  • Shameka Clark, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Allison Crow, M.A., CCC-SLP
  • Lana Eggleston, M.A., CCC-SLP
  • Sarah Ford, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Krisi Gable, M.S., CCC-SLP, CBIS
  • Rachel Glade, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS, Cert. AVT
  • Elizabeth Guyette, M.A, CCC-SLP
  • Lauren Hickey, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Katie Lienhart, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Carrie Lopez, M.A., CCC-SLP
  • Beth Nutt, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Ashley O'Neill, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Amy Sanders, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Amy Schluterman, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Krista Scruggs, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Erika Studer, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Ashlen Thomason, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Allison Thornton, M.S., CCC-SLP

Clinical/Administrative Support Staff

  • Rodney Bradford (Project Coordinator)
  • Natalie Atkins (II)
  • Jen Beckius (II)
  • Nyla Harlen (II)
  • Nancy Mitcham (Audiology Technician)

All Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists are licensed by the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Contact Information

Arkansas Children’s Hospital
1 Children’s Way, Slot #113
Little Rock, AR 72202

Contact Phone: 501-364-4319

For an appointment:
Phone: 501-364-4000
Fax: 501-364-6881

If you would like to contact a member of our staff via email you may do so by e-mailing

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