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Connie Meeks, M.D.
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Biography
Connie Meeks, MD., offers her professional and technical counsel to existing health plan services and is involved with the planning and development of future services. She earned her undergraduate degree at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at the UAMS Area Health Education Center in Jonesboro and was affiliated with UAMS as a Chief Resident, Assistant Professor, and Associate Program Director for 18 years as she treated patients, educated medical students, and trained family practice residents. Dr. Meeks joined Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield in 2000 as regional medical director in our Northeast Regional Office and was promoted to corporate medical director for Internal Affairs in 2010. During her tenure with the enterprise, she has had the opportunity to work closely with large customers and providers on a number of medical management and wellness related initiatives, serve on many important committees related to appeals, credentialing, and quality improvement and has been accountable for a number of key functions in our Corporate Medical Division. Dr. Meeks has also played a leadership role in the development of our Collaborative Health Initiatives medical management structure and in the Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas Shared Services Organization.