ARC Gives Back to the Greater Austin Community

Austin Regional Clinic supports health care goals in the Greater Austin Community both by providing health care to individuals, and also by contributing to and participating in programs that focus on improving health conditions for EVERYONE in the ten communities we serve through medical care, screenings, research or education. ARC is proud to support the various local events and organizations listed below.

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ARC Manor rocks Christmas In The Park!

ARC Manor employees Amanda Broderick, Mary Brown, Briana Early and Dr. Jacqueline Champlain, assisted by Erica Jones (MPT OB) and Tahina Lavalliere (South OB) greeted hundreds of Manor residents as sponsors and booth-hosts at the annual Christmas In The Park, December 10 at Jennie Lake Park in Manor.

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ARC Tops 2017 Coats for Kids campaign!

For the second year in a row ARC topped the Coats for Kids Large Business Category. 

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ARC Buda Joins in the Fun at Budafest 2017!

ARC Buda helped sponsor the 38th Annual Budafest on Dec 2-3, 2017 in Buda. Clinic Manager, Victoria Escamilla along with employees Kristen Chavez, Ovidio Castro, Cheri Espitia, and Veni Soto attended the event and spoke with hundreds of residents who were so excited we were in Buda.

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26th Annual Manor Lions Fest

On October 7, the 26th Annual Manor Lions Fest sponsored by the Manor Lions Club was held in…Manor! The staff from ARC Manor joined the fun by offering games and health information at their booth.

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2017 LEEF Mudstacle

On October 14, staff members from ARC Cedar Park and ARC Cedar Park Medical Plaza, joined the fun at the 2017 LEEF Mudstacle & Family Adventure Run. This team of staff members entertained participants with games and prizes. They also offered health information and if needed, first aid.

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Hootenanny on the Hill

On October 14, the ARC Kyle Plum Creek staff was on hand to help out at the Hootenanny on the Hill. This annual event, sponsored by the Plum Creek HOA, is a fall festival for the whole family!

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Pflugerville Pfamily Pfestival

The Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce hosted its 17th Annual Pfamily Pfestival and Expo on October 1 at the Stone Hill Town Center. Austin Regional Clinic was on hand with a booth for event that celebrates family fun and business networking.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dr. Shana Godfred-Cato was recruited to work with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on Zika preparation, due to her work with the National Guard on this issue. She will continue her practice at ARC Kyle Plum Creek on a reduced schedule. This is an exciting opportunity for her and for ARC!

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Teen Heart Screening at ARC Southwest

Championship Hearts Foundation (CHF) provides free heart screenings in Texas for teen athletes, marching band, cheer and drill team members, and any student ages 14 to 18. On July 15, a screening was held at ARC Southwest.

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Dr. Edwards Presents to the International Pediatric Conference

On behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Kimberly Avila Edwards, Pediatrician at ARC Kyle Plum Creek, traveled to the 14th International Pediatric Conference in Monterrey, Mexico. Read more.

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ARC Manor Staff Found this Family Conference Very Engaging

Recently, providers and staff from ARC Manor attended the Family Engagement Conference at Decker Middle School.

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ARC Manor Adds a Splash of Color to Elgin Western Days

ARC Manor providers and staff were thrilled to participate in the 48th Annual Elgin Western Days Festival on June 24.

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Teen Heart Screening at ARC Wilson Parke

Championship Hearts Foundation (CHF) provides free heart screenings in Texas for teen athletes, marching band, cheer and drill team members, and any student ages 14 to 18.

Dr. Jennifer Wu

Light and Salt Association

Dr. Jennifer Wu gave a talk this group, a non-profit community-based organization whose mission is to provide care and services to need Chinese community. Dr. Wu also talked about the clinical research study for osteoarthritis that she is doing at ARC Wilson Parke.

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ARC Helps Austin Blastoff to a Healthy Summer

On June 10, ARC doctors and staff helped Austinites blastoff to a healthy summer at the Summer Fun Launch Party at Whole Foods Lamar. Attendees got a free summer fun checklist for the kids.

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Wise Talk from this ARC Pediatrician

Recently, Dr. Elizabeth Knapp, Pediatrician at ARC Far West, spoke to 100 very wise owls about their futures!

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Kyle Chamber Excellence in Commerce Awards

Drs. Michael de Lota, Reshma Desai, and Conor Hagen represented ARC at this event and, as last year’s winner of the Large Business Award, presented the 2017 award.

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ARC Kyle Plum Creek Doctors and Staff Enjoy Front Porch Days

Front Porch Days is a two-day celebration held in May that brings over 3,000 residents of Kyle and surrounding areas to Plum Creek’s Fergus Park.

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Manor Middle School College & Career Day

Recently Dr. Jacqueline Champlain, Family Medicine physician from ARC Manor, and Mary Brown (ARC Manor Clinic Manager) attended the Manor Middle School College & Career Day.

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Sailors Learn About Careers in Medicine

Recently, Dr. Jennifer Christensen, Pediatrician at ARC South 1st Specialty, spoke to 400 sailors about their futures!

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Kiker Elementary School Career Day

Dr. Marjan Linnell, Pediatrician, ARC Kyle Plum Creek, talked to 5th graders about her career as a pediatrician, and careers in medicine.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at ARC Now Clinic

The new ARC Now Clinic in Cedar Park was officially opened on May 11, 2017, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Big Baby Bash & Family Jam | Prenatal to Preschool Fair

Dr. Alan Rashid, Pediatrician from ARC Round Rock, and Dr. Angelle Oliver and Dr. Ky Nguyen, Pediatricians from ARC Anderson Mill, attended the May 6th Big Baby Bash & Family Jam prenatal-to-preschool fair.

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Mayo en Manor

Dr. Jacqueline Champlain (Family Medicine), Mary Brown (ARC Manor Clinic Manager), Evelyn Carter (ARC Operations Director), Virginia Renteria (ARC South OB Business Office Supervisor), and Brianna Early (ARC Manor Senior Patient Services Coordinator) recently attended the College and Community Awareness Fair at Manor High School.

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Texas Orthopedic Association Meeting

Dr. Jeffrey Padalecki was invited as a speaker for the Texas Orthopedic Association Meeting on May5 - 6, 2017.

Dr. Mike Ward

Ann Richards School Band Color Run

Dr. Mike Ward coordinated this year’s Ann Richards School Band Color Run, a 5K that brings people together for good health, as a fundraiser for the school.

Dr. Vanessa Ven Huizen

Round Rock Christian Academy

Dr. Vanessa Ven Huizen gave a talk to 2nd graders about good health habits at the Round Rock Christian Academy.

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Kyle Chamber Business Expo

On May 4, Dr. Shana Godfred-Cato, Pediatrician, and Rachel Aquilar, Clinic Manager, both from ARC Kyle Plum Creek, joined the Kyle Chamber of Commerce Business Expo.

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Let’s Flamingle Moms Night Out

ARC was happy to have a booth at this very fun event on May 3. The Austin Moms Blog Spring Mom’s Night Out, FLAMINGLE at Mercury Hall! Several ARC Pediatricians attended this May 3 event, giving out great information and swag to these moms.

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Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce Spring Fest

Lake Travis SpringFest is the premier event in the South Lake Travis area. Created and coordinated by the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce, this festival is the perfect community and family fun event on a perfect spring weekend in Lake Travis.

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Manor Heritage Festival

ARC Manor recently participated in the Manor Heritage Festival in Manor, Texas. Organized by the Manor Chamber of Commerce, this event drew approximately 1200 to downtown Manor on April 29.

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Healthy Kids Day

On Saturday, April 29, the YMCA of Greater Williamson County invited all kids and parents throughout Central Texas to come to the Y and get ready for summer and beyond by committing to being active every day.

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Forever Fabulous

Seton Northwest Hospital and Ignite Women's Health presented 'Forever Fabulous,' an event to celebrate a lifetime of real health and wellness for real women on April 27.

Dr. Omerine Aseh

Community Health Fair, Houston, TX

Dr. Omerine Aseh provided advice on women’s issues at a community health fair. Dr. Aseh is also on the Programs Committee for the organization and the Chair of the Physician Ladies sessions on Balance & Burnout. The event was sponsored by the Association of Cameroonian Physicians in the Americas.

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AAFP Partner Summit, Overland, KS

Dr. Anas Daghestani, ARC CEO & President, participated in the 2017 Texas Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Summit. This year’s focus was Diabetes, and Dr. Dahgestani spoke about ARC’s experience with the IRIS retinal screening program.

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UT McCombs School of Business

Dr. Anas Daghestani, ARC CEO & President, and Patti Parker, Population Health VP, spoke to graduate students about ARC’s experience in participating in ACOs.

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American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Webinar Series

Dr. Shana Godfred-Cato, Pediatrician, was a guest speaker on Zika Virus Syndrome at the American Academy of Pediatrics Webinar Series. She discussed new data coming out of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Zika Pregnancy Registry.

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Texas State Legislature

Dr. Anas Daghestani, ARC CEO & President, testified to the Texas Senate, in support of HB 3124, regarding the sharing of dynamic cost for physician-led ACOs.

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Spring Husky Carnival

ARC Leander’s Naomi McFarlin, ARC Leander Patient Services Team Lead and Amy Martin, ARC Leander Senior Patient Services Coordinator, were on hand to educate students, staff, and the Leander community about healthy choices at the Pleasant Hill Elementary Spring Carnival on April 8.

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Texas Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. Donald Brode, Family Medicine, ARC South 1st, addressed the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, and talked about Pre-Exposure Phrophylaxis (PrEP).

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UT McCombs School of Business/Dell Medical School Symposium

Dr. Manish Naik, and Patti Parker, Population Health VP, participated in a panel discussion on the ARC Medical Home Journey on April 6.

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Grandview Hills Elem Spring Fling

ARC Wilson Parke staff hosted a booth at the Grandview Hills Elementary Spring Fling, sponsored by the Grandview Hills Estate HOA on March 31.

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New Austin Regional Clinic Manor Cuts the Ribbon

Manor families are now enjoying a new choice for accessing primary care as with the newly-opened ARC Manor, ARC’s first clinic in the area. 

Manor Chamber Meeting

Manor welcomes ARC!

ARC Manor was the business focus during this welcoming luncheon in Manor, Texas.

Seton Ignite Women’s Healthy Day

Fitness, Inspiration and Fun!

Our Pflugerville staff had a fantastic day focused on balanced living and wellness at the Seton Medical Center Williamson.

Negley’s Elementary

Negley’s Elementary Rainy Race

Negley’s 5k race was held on March 4th, through the neighborhood of Plum Creek.

Living Leander Carnival

ARC Leander Brings Smiles to Living Leander Carnival

ARC Leander’s Dr. Swapna Manthena, Leander Patient Services Team Lead Naomi McFarlin, and Patient Services Representative Ann Jeffcoat were happy to educate families about healthy choices at the Leander Chamber of Commerce’s Living Leander carnival.

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