Executive Leadership – Chancellor’s Cabinet

Cam Patterson, M.D., M.B.A.


Christopher T. Westfall, M.D.
Executive Vice Chancellor for  and Dean, College of Medicine

Patricia Cowan, Ph.D., R.N.
Dean, College of Nursing

Keith M. Olsen, Pharm. D.
Dean, College of Pharmacy

Robert McGehee, Jr., Ph.D.
Dean, Graduate School

Susan Long, Ed.D.
Dean, College of Health Related Professions

James M. Raczynski, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Public Health

Institute Directors

Pedro Delgado, M.D.
Director, Psychiatric Research Institute

Laura Hutchins, M.D.
Interim Director, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Laura James, M.D.
Director, Translational Research Institute

T. Glenn Pait, M.D.
Director, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute

Jeanne Wei, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging

Chris Westfall, M.D.
Director, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute


Bob Bishop, J.D.
Vice Chancellor, Institutional Compliance

William Bowes, M.S.
Senior Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Brigitte Grant
Interim Vice Chancellor, Institutional Advancement

Christina L. Clark, M.B.A.
Chief of Staff

Larry Cornett, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor, Research

Stephanie Gardner, Pharm.D., Ed.D.
Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

Mark Hagemeier, J.D.
Chief General Counsel

Rhonda Jorden
Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

Pearl McElfish, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.S.
Associate Vice Chancellor, Northwest Regional Campus

Sterling Moore
Vice Chancellor, Regional Campuses

Maurice Rigsby
Vice Chancellor, Institutional Relations

Jeff Risinger, M.B.A.
Vice Chancellor, Human Resources

Leslie Taylor
Vice Chancellor, Communications and Marketing

Billy Thomas, M.D., M.P.H.
Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion

Richard Turnage. M.D.
Senior Vice Chancellor for Clinical Programs and Chief Executive Officer, UAMS Medical Center