February 26, 2019

New Faculty – February 2019

Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Larry QuangLarry Quang, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as Professor and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Quang received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine. He completed his pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and went on to complete fellowships in medical toxicology and pediatric emergency medicine at Children’s Hospital of Boston and Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron.

Before his recruitment to UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Dr. Quang was an Associate Professor and attending physician in pediatric emergency medicine at Children’s Hospital at Oklahoma University Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where he was also a CMRI/Express Employment Professionals Endowed Research Chair in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Mara WoodMara Wood, Ph.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor at the Schmieding Developmental Center in Lowell in Northwest Arkansas. Dr. Wood received her doctorate in school psychology at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. As part of her doctoral program, she completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Schmieding Developmental Center. She went on to work as a school psychology specialist with the Rogers School District before returning to the Schmieding Developmental Center in January.