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