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Faculty

Laura L. Sisterhen, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Sections

  • Hospitalist

Specialties

  • General Pediatrics

Contact Information

  • Email: SisterhenLauraL@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-364-4366
    Fax: 501-364-3404
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Education

  • B.S., University of Memphis, 1997
  • M.P.H., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2008
  • M.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2001

Training

  • Resident, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2001-2004
  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2004-2005
  • Angel Flight Transport-Resident Team Member, Pediatrics, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2003-2004

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Education Research, Tobacco, familiy-centered care

Recent Honors

  • Red Sash Award, Senior Class, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences , 2010
  • Best Faculty Teacher 2011-2012, Junior Medical Students, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2011
  • Crossing the Creek (CROSSING THE CREEK - Speaks to exceeding expectations; going above and beyond; the "extra mile") , Arkansas Children's Hospiatal presented by Vice President of Patient Care, 2012
  • Respect Victory Vison Pin (RESPECT - Treating the patients, families and each other with care, love and hope), Arkansas Children's Hospital, presented by Vice President of Patient Care, 2012
  • Compassion Victory Pin (COMPASSION is the standard which speaks to the personal/human side of what we do; it encompasses courtesy, dignity, respect and language-verbal and nonverbal), Arkansas Children's Hospital, presented by Vice President of Patient Care, 2012
  • Red Sash Award, 2012, Senior Class, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences , 2012
  • Drs. Joanna and Robert Seibert Award (An award of distinction conferred on a member of the active medical staff who consistently displays teamwork and who has made significant and continuous contributions to excellence in healthcare and to ACH.), Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2013
  • Red Sash Award, 2014, Senior Class, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014
  • Best Pediatrician 2014, AY Magazine, 2014
  • 2016 UAMS Phenomenal Woman, UAMS, 2016

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Liquid Nicotine and Children. J Ark Med Soc 2015 September; 112(5):53.
  • Journal Article, L.L. Sisterhen. "A Time for Renewal". J Ark Med Soc 2014 September; 111(4):54.
  • Journal Article, L.L. Sisterhen. "Team Work in Medicine". JAMS 2014 March; 110(10):198.
  • Journal Article, L.L. Sisterhen. "The Sleep Sack Innovation". J Ark Med Soc 2013 September; 110(4):54.
  • Journal Article, Kuo, D.Z., Sisterhen, L.L., Sigrest, T., Aitken, M. "Family Experiences and Pediatric Health Services Use Associated With Family-Centered Rounds". Pediatrics 2012 August; 130(2):299-305.
  • Journal Article, Sisterhen LL. "Prevention is the Best Prescription". J Ark Med Soc 2012 September; 109(4):54.
  • Journal Article, L.L. Sisterhen. "The Built Environment". J. Ark Med Soc 2012 March; 108(10):206.
  • Journal Article, Sisterhen LL. Global Climate Change and Our Health. J ARK Med Soc 2011 March; 107(10):194.
  • Journal Article, L.L. Sisterhen. Children and Secondhand Smoke Exposure. J Ark Med Soc 2010 September; 107(4):53.
  • Journal Article, Sisterhen LL. Cultivating Mindfulness. J Ark Med Soc 2010 March; 106(9):197.

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