Natalie Rockefeller Named to UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation Board

Natalie Rockefeller is the newest member of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation board of directors.

Natalie Rockefeller is the newest member of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation board of directors.

LITTLE ROCK – Natalie Rockefeller of Little Rock has been named a member of the board of directors for the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

A graduate of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Rockefeller completed an internship for former Congressman Marion Berry in Washington, D.C., prior to serving on the campaign staff of former Congressman Vic Snyder and working for the Arkansas House of Representatives.

Rockefeller is an active volunteer in many nonprofit organizations and has served on the board of the Envoys, an advocacy group of the UAMS Cancer Institute Foundation. She and her husband, Win Rockefeller, chaired the 2013 Envoys-sponsored event RockStar Lounge, which raises funds for research at the Cancer Institute.

After giving birth in 2013 to twin boys who spent 51 days in the UAMS neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), Rockefeller saw the need to assist other families whose babies were experiencing extensive hospital stays. She and her husband have since served as sponsors for Tiny Hands Monster Bash, a Halloween fundraiser for the UAMS NICU and Family Home, a nonprofit facility that provides low-cost housing for parents of babies in the NICU and UAMS cancer patients.

She serves on the Arkansas Children’s Tumor Foundation Board and previously has been a board member of Arkansas Repertory Theatre and committee member for philanthropic events, including Easterseals Arkansas Fashion Event and Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Opus Ball.

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Myeloma Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,834 students, 822 medical residents and six dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.