Mrs. Petray is a clinical social worker. She graduated from Hendrix College in Conway with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She then attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where she completed her Master’s degree in Social Work in 1993.
Mrs. Petray joined UAMS West in 1995. She trains residents in mental health issues and coordinates education planning sessions for each resident bi-annually. She also coordinates with the ARCare program, which assists patients in the state with HIV. She assesses all of our obstetrical patients for social stress and provides counseling to our general patient population upon referral by resident or faculty doctors. She also assists low-income patients in receiving medications from pharmaceutical companies. As part of PCMH, she teacher smoking cessation classes free of charge for our patient population using the American Cancer Society Freshstart Program.
Mrs. Petray is married and has two sons. She enjoys fitness and running 5ks.