A five-story, 56,000-square-foot addition to the Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute was completed in early 2006.
The new addition was named for Pat Walker, the Springdale philanthropist and longtime UAMS supporter whose $15 million gift made the addition possible.
Walker has carried on the tradition of philanthropy she started with her husband, the late Willard J. Walker. The couple’s previous support helped to fund the Pat & Willard Walker Eye Research Center at Jones Eye Institute.
The Walker Tower includes:
This expansion to the building added 55,301 square feet to patient care, education and research, bringing the total of this building to 122,062 square feet.