Providers and Staff

Meet our team at Harvey Pediatrics! Please take a few moments to learn about our skilled practitioners and our friendly, nurturing staff.

At Harvey Pediatrics, we consider it both a great joy and responsibility to care for children. Most of us are parents ourselves, so we strive to be understanding and available to the families we are privileged to serve. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide you and your family.

A vital part of our service to children begins with our outstanding staff who works hard to manage and maintain a professional, caring and supportive environment for our patients in a timely manner. Our doctors are lifelong learners. Not only have they received advanced medical training in pediatrics, they continually pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest in child health care.

Your child's health is as important to us as it is to you. We look forward to providing you with excellent medical care your child deserves.


 

Dr. Harvey 

Dr. Harvey has been a pediatrician since 1991. Residing in Rogers, AR after moving from Conway in 2007, he is the father of 3 children: Jacob , Emily  and Rachel. He has a passion for family, music, art, reading, photography, medicine and research.

Dr. Harvey founded ChiRP in the fall of 2008, where he keeps his passion for medicine and research going through clinical trials.

 

Dr. Pollard

Dr. Pollard is originally from Blytheville, AR.  After 14 years as a computer programmer, Dr. Pollard went back to fulfill her life long dream of becoming a pediatrician.  She graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.  After working in Texas for a couple of years, she decided to move closer to her family in Arkansas.  Dr. Pollard loves to travel.  In her free time, she loves patchwork quiliting and spending time with her cats.

 

Dr. Cantwell

Dr. Cantwell grew up in Ft. Smith, AR.  She met her husband, Chris, while attending the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.  After completing medical school and her pediatric training in Little Rock, she and her family moved to Rogers in 1994 where she has been practicing pediatrics ever since.  Dr. Cantwell and her husband have two adult daughters, Whitney and Kirstie, 3 horses, 2 dogs and 1 cat.  When not at work, you will find Dr. Cantwell and Chris in the woods trail running, trail riding their horses, hiking or just enjoying the outdoors.  Dr. Cantwell has a passion for a healthy, active lifestyle and enjoys encouraging others to do the same.  

 

 

 

Marilou Shreve, DNP, APRN

Marilou is a native of Northwest Arkansas and currently makes her home in downtown Bentonville. She has 25 years of Pediatric experience, 11 years as a Nurse Practitioner. Her passion is helping children and families learn to eat healthy and to live a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys outdoor activities, working in garden, and reading. When not biking or running in Northwest Arkansas she can be found hiking across England/Scotland or white water rafting in the Back country of Montana.

 

 

Tonya Trucks, APRN

Tonya Trucks APRN moved to Northwest Arkansas in 2012. She has a strong background in nursing education and began her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner practice in 2014. Tonya graduated with her Master’s of Nursing Science degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock. She truly loves caring for the children of Northwest Arkansas and promoting optimal growth, development and health through education. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two boys, extended family and friends in the outdoors hiking, camping, canoeing and boating.

 

 

Shakira Eakins, LCSW

 

Shakira  has a masters degree in Social Work from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and has been a licensed therapist  for more than 6 years. Shakira has worked with children of all ages.  She specializes in anxiety, ADHD,  and depression, but has had clients with a number of challenges including early childhood oppositional behavior and sexual identity. Shakira is currently working toward certifications in both play therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Shakira has also received Conscious Discipline training, which is used in some of our schools and daycare centers in NWA.

Shakira is very excited to be a part of the Harvey Pediatrics Care Team, and is passionate about being a support for children and their families. When not at the clinic she enjoys spending time with her husband Tony and her four children Gabe, Charlee, Alex, and Allie Haze.

 

Rita Cruz-Collins, LCSW

 

 

Rita is a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW), and obtained her Masters in Social Work from the University of Arkansas in 2014. Rita has worked with children and families in different capacities for more than 12 years. She has worked with children, adults, couples and families in a therapeutic setting for more than 4 years. Working with children and families is her passion and her specialty. When working with children, she believes the family has an important role to play and will work to empower families to help their children be successful. When she is not in the clinic she enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons and their dogs, Weber and Sadie.

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