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Schliemann Center for Women's Health Education

Health Classes and Support Groups for Women in Baxter County

For more information, call the Schliemann Center for Women's Health Education at (870) 508-2345, or email Stefany Isham, SCWHE Coordinator, at

The SCWHE is part of Baxter Regional Medical Center's effort to provide superior healthcare for women at all stages of their lives. At the Schliemann Center for Women's Health Education, our goals are:

  • To help women choose a pathway for complete wellness and balance in everyday life
  • To inspire and motivate women to make positive changes
  • To support women in all phases of life and health
  • To serve as a resource in our community for comprehensive women's health

Classes and support groups offered at the center focus on such topics as babysitting, breastfeeding, childbirth, menopause, nutrition, wellness and heart health. Programs offered throughout the year include Girls' Night Out, Teen Girls Go To College, Tell Your Mom, Working Women in the Know, and Schliemann Learning Sessions. Please visit Upcoming Programs for a complete list of events, classes and support groups currently offered.

Other services provided include:

  • Mommy & Me Support
  • Medela Breast Pump Rental
  • Fibromyalgia Support
  • Women, Newborn & Infant Support
  • Safe Sitter Classes
  • Scholarships
  • Women's Heart Health Support

Nutrition Consults with a Dietitian

Appointments are available Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., at the Schliemann Center for Women’s Health Education. Cost is $80 per hour for the initial consult and $40 for follow up visits. Cash, check, or Health Savings Account cards are accepted as payment.

To set an appointment, please call 870-508-7534.

Tai Chi Classes

Tai Chi classes take place twice a week in front of the Schliemann Center for Women’s Health Education:

Tuesday, 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Thursday, 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Dress casually and comfortably and enjoy learning the ancient Chinese techniques of bone marrow washing and tai chi. Classes are led by Clifford Liu and James Babcock, MD, PhD. Cost is $10 per session or $80 for 10 sessions; cash or check are accepted as payment.

If the weather is rainy, classes meet in the basement of the building that houses the Baxter Regional Community Paramedics, across Hospital Drive from the Baxter Regional Main Entrance and between the Fairlamb Senior Health Clinic and the Schliemann Center for Women's Education.

SCWHE Advisory Board

  • Andrea Bounds, MD - Medical Director
  • Laney McConnell – Chair
  • Allison Booth, MD
  • Kelli Camp, DNP
  • Cara Coleman
  • April Fowler
  • Alison Garman
  • Corinne Hiser, APRN
  • Katrina Neis
  • Janie Robbins
  • Josee Schliemann
  • Kristen Speer
  • Amanda Thornton, APRN
  • Stacy White
  • Stefany Isham - SCWHE Coordinator
  • Cindy Costa, CFRE - Foundation Advisor

Meet the Coordinator

Stefany IshamStefany Isham

Before joining the SCWHE staff, Stefany was the Coordinator for the BRMC Breast Imaging Center and Mobile Mammography Unit, bringing with her a passion for women’s health. Stefany also brings many years of experience working in public relations, community outreach, and event planning after 15 years on The Baxter Bulletin staff.

Raised in Southern California, Stefany moved to the Twin Lakes area in 1996 and resides in Mountain Home with her husband, David, their Chihuahua, Pokey, and daughter, Olivia. She is a graduate of Arkansas State University – Mountain Home, and in her spare time enjoys relaxing with the family, spending time outdoors, and being creative around the home.

Contact Stefany at (870) 508-2345 or

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