Fact

Seventy-five percent of visits to doctors’ offices concern stress-related ailments. (APA, 2004)

Medical Services

Ozark Guidance provides a comprehensive approach to the treatment of mental health issues. Our multi-disciplinary medical team includes a staff of psychiatric physicians and nurses, who are experts in these medical conditions and the management of medications, and their supporting staff. Our Psychiatrists have received medical degrees and then gone on to complete residencies in general psychiatry and in many cases fellowships specializing in areas such as child and adolescent psychiatry, consultation/liaison psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, addiction psychiatry and pediatrics.

Randy Staley, M.D. Chief Medical Officer

Randy StaleyDr. Staley is board eligible in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatrics. He earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine in Little Rock. He completed his residency training in Pediatrics, Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He served as chief resident in his final year of training. Dr. Staley is professionally affiliated with the American Medical Association and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Travis Jenkins, M.D. Chief Medical Officer Emeritus

Travis JenkinsDr. Jenkins is Board Certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is an adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, and an adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas psychology department in Fayetteville.

Dr. Jenkins is professionally affiliated with the American Psychiatric Association, Arkansas Psychiatric Society and the American College of Physician Executives. He is also associated with the Area Health Education Center in Fayetteville.

He was the recipient of an Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.  In April 1999 the American Board of Forensic Medicine awarded Dr. Jenkins Diplomat status.

Jarrod Adkisson, M.D.

Jarrod AdkissonDr. Adkisson graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where he earned the Joe Purcell Memorial Leadership award. He earned his medical degree from the U of A for Medical Sciences. He completed his General Psychiatry Residency at the University of Arkansas where he was honored for his involvement in community activities by receiving the Pfizer Community Leadership award. He completed his Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is professionally affiliated with the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Edwin Jones, M.D.

Edwin Jones, M.D.Dr. Jones is Board Certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he also completed his internship and residency. Dr. Jones has extensive experience working with serious and persistent mental disorders. He has served patients and their families in Northwest Arkansas for more then 25 years.

Dr. Jones has received the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. He is professionally affiliated with the American Psychiatric Association and the Arkansas Psychiatric Society.

Ester Salvador, M.D.

Ester Salvador, M.D.Dr. Salvador earned a Masters of Public Health degree from the University of Texas in Houston and graduated from the University of Stanto Tomas in Manila, Philippines. She completed her internship and residency in general psychiatry at Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas. Dr. Salvaldor is a board eligible staff psychiatrist.

Dr. Salvador is professionally affiliated with the American Psychiatric Association, Arkansas Psychiatric Society and the American Medical Association.

 

David R. Massey, M.D.

David R. MasseyDr. Massey was trained in General Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh’s Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. He has specific interest in substance abuse, behavioral addictions, eating disorders, and other compulsive behaviors.

Diane Lyddon, Advance Nurse Practitioner

DLyddonDiane Lyddon earned her nursing degree at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and received her Advanced Practice Nursing certification in 1995 through the University of Arkansas Medical School College of Nursing. She works closely with our Ozark Guidance psychiatrists serving adults, children and families.

She is nationally certified by the American Nursing Credentialing Center.   

Michelle R. Hausheer, M.D.

edmonsonDr. Hausheer is Board Eligible in General Psychiatry and also in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. She earned her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed her General Psychiatry Residency in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Washington University Medical School where she completed a fellowship in child psychiatry including infant and pre-school.

Dr. Hausheer is professionally affiliated with the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Jennifer Penne, APN

edmonsonJennifer Penne is an Advance Practice Nurse. She earned her associate’s degree at St. Luke's College of Nursing and Allied Health, and completed her Bachelor’s at South Dakota State University. Her Master’s in Nursing was received from the University of Missouri at Columbia. She is Board Certified by the American Nursing Credentialing Center as a Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Arin Moser, Director of Nursing

edmonsonArin is our new Director of Nursing. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, in 1998 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing; she also attained her Master’s in Healthcare Administration , in 2003 from Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska. She has been in practice for over 14 years with a background in Maternal-Child Nursing and Management. Her career started as a Labor and Delivery nurse with progression to Chief Nursing Officer at a local hospital. She then moved into a management role in an acute care hospital as the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer, which then led to her managing physician’s clinics in an administrative role Chief of Clinical Operations.

Robin L. Ross, M.D.

Dr. Ross serves as a consultant to Ozark Guidance in forensic psychiatry. She obtained her medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed her psychiatric residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey. She has completed two fellowships including one in Psychosomatic Medicine at Georgetown University. She is board certified in General Psychiatry and has had added qualification certifications in Forensic Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine.

Dr. Ross is professionally affiliated with the AR Psychiatric Society (as past president) and the American Psychiatric Association.