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 sisham@baxterregional.org.

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, Golden Girls' Day Out, 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:

  • Car Seat Installation Check
  • Medela Breast Pump Rental
  • Lady Fitness Class
  • Fibromyalgia Support
  • Heart Health Support
  • Women, Newborn & Infant Support
  • Nursing/Medical Scholarships
  • Safe Sitter Classes

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 BRMC Community Paramedics, across Hospital Drive from the BRMC 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
  • Danielle Sanders
  • Josee Schliemann
  • Kristen Speer
  • Amanda Thornton, APRN
  • Stacy White
  • Stefany Isham - SCWHE Coordinator
  • Cindy Costa, CFRE - Foundation Advisor