CHCS Credentials Committee

The CHCS Credentialing Committee is a standing committee that reviews applications for initial credentialing and recredentialing to determine if the applicants meet CHCS membership eligibility criteria as defined in the CHCS Credentialing Policy. The Credentialing Committee has sole and final responsibility for all CHCS credentialing decisions.

CHCS Committee Members – Back row left to right: Cindy Holland, Nick Long, PHD, Tim Martin, MD, Carrie Brown, MD and Beth Petlak. Front row left to right: Susan Henson, Becky Foor, RN, Eileen Ellis, MD and Amanda Hatfield (former committee member). Not pictured: Charles James, MD

CHCS Commitee Members (*Click on the physicians name below to be directed to the Physicians Bio on the Arkansas Children's Hospital website.)

 

Eileen Ellis, MD (Nephrology) – Chair

Dr. Eileen Ellis has been an active member of the CHCS Credentials Committee for sixteen (16) years.

 

Carrie Brown, MD (Neonatology – Pallative Care) – Active Member

Dr. Carrie Brown has been an active member of the CHCS Credentials Committee for six (6) years.

 

Nick Long, PhD (Pediatric Psychology) – Active Member

Dr. Nick Long has been an active member of the CHCS Credentials Committee for eighteen (18) years.

 

Cindy Holland (VP of Clinical Services) – Active Member

Cindy Holland, VP has been an active member of the CHCS Credentials Committee for ten (10) years.

Cindy Holland, Vice President of Clinical Services at ACH, received her Master of Health Services Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1984. She began her career with Arkansas Children's Hospital in 1990 as Administrative Director of the Clinical Laboratory. Ms. Holland became a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and was promoted to her current position in 1998.

 

Becky Foor, RN, BBA, CPMSM (Medical Staff Administration Director) – Active Member

Becky has been an active member of the CHCS Credentials Committee for 14 (fourteen) years.

Becky Foor holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree graduating Summa Cum Laude and an Associate of Science in Nursing Degree. She is a Certified Professional in Medical Staff Management, a licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Arkansas and a member of Sigma Beta Delta, the National Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration. She is currently the Medical Staff Administration Director for Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Becky's work experience includes 16 years working in the healthcare environment including 15 years at Arkansas Children's Hospital and 20 years of experience with the US Air Force and US Army including preparing reports and presentations for special mission requirements for Presidential and Vice-Presidential missions.

 

Charles James, MD (Radiology) – Active Member

Dr. Charles James became an active member of the CHCS Credentials Committee in 2014.

 

Richard Jackson, MD (Surgery) – Active Member

Dr. Richard Jackson became an active member of the CHCS Credentials Committee in 2015.