Aaron Carson, MD, Brian Mooney, MD Join UAMS Northwest Arkansas Behavioral Health Clinic

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Aaron Carson, MD, (left) and Brian Mooney, MD have joined UAMS’ Northwestern Arkansas Behavioral Clinic in Fayetteville as psychiatrists.

The Fayetteville Clinic offers outpatient mental health services to adults 18 years of age and older. The clinic, which moved to 3425 North Futrall Drive in January, is also home to the Employee Assistance Program, which contracts with local businesses to provide a variety of social and mental health services to employees.

Both are assistant professors in the Department of Psychiatry at the UAMS College of Medicine.

Carson joined UAMS after serving as Associate Chief of Staff, Mental Health, for the Ozarks Veterans Health Care System in Fayetteville. A graduate of Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, he graduated from the UAMS College of Medicine in 2012 and completed a psychiatry residency at UAMS in 2016, serving as chief resident at the Northeast Regional Campus. west of UAMS his senior year.

A former chief psychiatrist for the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks Trauma Recovery Program, Mooney graduated from UAMS College of Medicine in 2001. He graduated from Rhodes College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1996. and completed a residency in psychiatry. at the University of Oklahoma at Tulsa.


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