Healthy Connections is excited to announce some changes to our schedule that will enhance the care you will receive in the Tri-Lakes Area of Garland, Hot Spring and Clark counties.

Melanie Newman, APRN, will move from the MalvernSchool Based Health Center to the Healthy Connections Hot Springs Central location (3604 Central Ave.), and will work with Dr. Jeremy Porter in the pediatrics clinic. This will enable Healthy Connections to see more of our youngestpatients in a timely manner.

 Trisha Willis, LCSW, is also joining the Hot SpringsCentral location as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She is available fortherapy sessions through the clinic, which also features Dr. Anne Murphy (family practice, joint injections), Dr. Fred Heinemann (Cardiology) andChris Gillenwater, APRN (Cardiology).

Family practice patients can also be seen at the Hot SpringsChippewa location (102 Chippewa Ct.), across from National Park Medical Center.Dr. Sarah Sullivan, Mindy Gallegos, APRN DNP, and Laura Pumphrey, APRN, see patients of all ages.

Rachel Scrimshire, APRN, will move from the Arkadelphia clinic to the Malvern School Based Health Center (1517 South Main St.). Scrimshire is a graduate of Malvern High School and has previously worked with Healthy Connections in Malvern. She will work alongside Dr. Larry Brashears.

Tisha Jenkins, LCSW, has also joined the Malvernclinic as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is seeing patients there and atCollege of the Ouachitas in Malvern.

Healthy Connections welcomes Veronica Cannon, APRN,to the Arkadelphia location (3034A Pine St.). Cannon comes to HealthyConnections from north Arkansas.

Please see the updated list of providers below. All are currently accepting new patients. Please call the clinic phone number below to schedule or visit our website at for more information. Healthy Connections is confident in our ability to take care of all your medical needs throughout this transition.


102 Chippewa Court

Hot Springs, AR 71913


Providers: Sarah Sullivan, MD; Mindy Gallegos, DNP, APRN; Laura Pumphrey, APRN


3604 Central Avenue Suite D

Hot Springs AR 71953

501-463-4074 (Adult)

Providers: Anne Murphy, DO, Fred Heinemann, MD (Cardiology); Chris Gillenwater, APRN (Cardiology); Trisha Willis, LCSW (Behavioral Health).

501-463-4233 (Pediatrics)

Providers: Jeremy Porter, MD; Melanie Newman, APRN


1517 South Main St.

Malvern, AR 72104


Providers: Larry Brashears, MD; Rachel Scrimshire, APRN; Tisha Jenkins, LCSW; Jeremy Porter, MD (Pediatrics, part-time)


3034A Pine St.

Arkadelphia, AR 71923


Providers: Veronica Cannon, APRN; Tisha Jenkins, LCSW