Newman Regional Health

Administration & Board of Trustees


Robert Wright, MBA, CPA, Chief Executive Officer

Holly French, CPA, Chief Financial Officer  

Julia Pyle, RN, MSN, Chief Operating Officer


Art Palafox, Chairperson

Michael Argabright, Ed.D, Vice Chair

Richard Duncan, Treasurer/Secretary

Larry Bucklinger, Member

W. Brock Kretsinger, D.O., Member

Deanne Korsak, Member

Sarah Tidwell, Member

Tom Thompson, Member

Nancy Wells, Member

Bryce Heitman, D.O., Chief of Staff (ex officio)


Address Correspondence to the Board of Trustees to:
Newman Regional Health
c/o Administration Office
1201 W. 12th Avenue
Emporia, KS 66801


Way to Go NRH!!! Rated a Top 10 Hospital in Kansas and Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the Country!

Check out NRH on FaceBook.

NRH is a "High 5 for Mom & Baby" hospital!

20th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic is Saturday, April 8th 9:30-1:00 at the Flint Hills Mall 

Free Diabetes Community Health Fair is April 20th 4:30-6:00 pm at the Anderson Building 





Newman Regional Health
Newman Regional Health (Hospital)
1201 W. 12th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas 66801
Phone: (620) 343-6800
Newman Medical Plaza
1301 W. 12th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas 66801