Dr. DePalo is boarded in Emergency Medicine and has completed training in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine in Key Largo, FL. She obtained her undergraduate degrees in Biology and Animal Sciences at the University of Delaware in 1981. She worked at University Hospital as a Respiratory Therapist a er completing a registry program from the California College of Respiratory Therapy. Dr. DePalo received her medical degree from the UAMS College of Medicine in 1990; she completed her Residency in Emergency Medicine at UAMS in 1994. Dr. DePalo is a Senior Partner with Medical Emergency and Trauma Associates. She currently serves as the Medical Director of the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center and is Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Arkansas Heart Hospital.