Board of Directors


About our Board

The Arkansas AFP Board of Directors is made up of medical doctors from all over Arkansas. Board Members are elected every other year, and meet quarterly to discuss Arkansas medical news, legislative happenings, and membership-related items. We are proud to note that our board regularly consists of some of the most influential and seasoned medical professionals in the state.

Current Arkansas AFP Officers


Matthew Nix, M.D.
Texarkana, AR


Appathurai Balamurrgan, M.D.
Little Rock, AR


Eddy Hord, M.D.
Stuttgart, AR


Leslye McGrath, M.D.
Paragould, AR

Immediate Past President

Scott Dickson, M.D.
Jonesboro, AR


Julea Garner, M.D.
Hardy, AR


Dennis Yelvington, M.D.
Stuttgart, AR

Alternate Delegate

Lonnie Robinson, M.D.
Mountain Home, AR

Alternate Delegate

Jeff Mayfield, M.D.
Bryant, AR

Current Board Members

  • Brian Bowlin, M.D.
  • Hunter Carrington, M.D.
  • Amy Daniel, M.D.
  • Nicole Lawson-Rounds, M.D.
  • Chesley Murphy
  • W. Matthew Peckat, M.D.
  • Kimberly Reynolds, M.D.
  • Joseph Shotts, M.D.
  • Charles E. Smith, M.D.
  • Tasha Starks, M.D.
  • Garry Stewart, M.D.
  • J.P. Wornock, M.D.