Watson Chapel alumna earns doctorate from UAMS


Dr. Heather Nicole Pinckard will be graduating with a Doctorate of Medicine from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Sunday.

Pinckard attended Watson Chapel schools before graduating from the Arkansas School for Math, Sciences and the Arts in Hot Springs in 2004. She was a 2009 honor graduate from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she received a Bachelor’s of Science in neuroscience.

Pinckard is the daughter of Scott and Debbie Pinckard; the granddaughter of Ellis and Betty Pinckard of Pine Bluff and Shirley and the late Ray Goree of Aransas Pass, Texas.

Pinckard will continue her education with a residency position in the UAMS Department of Neurosurgery.