Top Marshallese Physician Joining
UAMS’ Northwest Campus
Sheldon Riklon, M.D., one of only two Marshallese physicians in the world who was trained in the United States, is joining the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Aug. 1. Riklon will serve as an associate professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and as the inaugural holder of a Distinguished Professorship for Health Disparities. He will be based at UAMS’ northwest Arkansas campus in Fayetteville.