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Rebecca L. Liggin, M.D.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-7524
    Fax: 501-364-3480
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989
  • M.D., University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, 1993


  • Resident, Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics Residency, Methodist Hospital of Indiana, 1993-1998

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Clinical Research, Outcomes Research, International Health

Recent Honors

  • UAMS Dean's List, ACH Patient Satisfaction, UAMS, 2011

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Liggin R. Pearls and Pitfalls to Publications: What to do and what never to do. Polish Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016 Spring-Summer; 9(18):15-17.
  • Journal Article, Liggin R. Does A Restricted Fluid Resuscitation Strategy Decrease Mortality in Trauma Patients?. Annals of Emerg Med 2015
  • Journal Article, Harrison M., Liggin R. Infant botulism manifesting in an exclusively breast-fed patient: A case report. Journal of Pediatric Neurology 2011 9:383-386.
  • Journal Article, Shirm S., Liggin R., Dick R., Graham J. Prehospital preparedness for pediatric mass casualty events. Pediatrics 2007 120 :e756-e761.
  • Journal Article, Graham J., Shirm S., Liggin R., Aitken M., Dick R. Mass casualty events at schools: a national preparedness survey. Pediatrics 2006 January; 117:e8-e15.
  • Journal Article, W L Ward-Begnoche., M E Aitken., R Liggin., et al. Emergency department screening for risk for post-traumatic stress disorder among injured children. Injury Prevention 2006 12:323-326.
  • Journal Article, Abbie Collinsworth., Lawrence Kass., Rebecca Liggin., Berry Brenner. Morbidity and Mortality Rounds: A case of chest and right shoulder pain. Israeli Journal of Emergency Medicine 2006 February; 6(#1)
  • Journal Article, Graham J., Liggin R., Shirm S., Nation B., Dick R. Planning for a Mass Casualty Incident in Arkansas Schools. Journal of School Health 2005 75:327-8.
  • Journal Article, RM Dick., Liggin R., SW Shirm., J Graham. EMS Preparedness for Mass Casualty Events Involving Children. Academic Emergency Medicine 2004 11(5):559.

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