Investiture Ceremony Honoring Dr. Rick Barr

Chairman of the UAMS Department of Pediatrics and pediatrician-in-chief for Arkansas Children’s Hospital Dr. Rick Barr was honored at this dinner event as the new recipient and steward of the Robert H. Fiser, Jr., M.D. Endowed Chair in Pediatrics. The designation of Dr. Barr as an endowed chair is the highest academic honor a university can bestow on its faculty. Dr. Barr, a pediatric critical care specialist, also serves as associate dean for child health in the UAMS College of Medicine. At the June 12 investiture ceremony, friends and colleagues enjoyed a fine dinner honoring Dr. Barr at the home Sharon and Johnny Bale.

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