Executive Leadership – Chancellor’s Cabinet

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


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

Schwanda Flowers, Pharm. D.
Interim Dean, College of Pharmacy

Jay Gandy, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, College of Public Health

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

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

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

Institute Directors

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

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

Curtis Lowery, M.D.
Director, Institue for Digital Health & Healthcare Innovation

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

Rick Smith, M.D.
Director, Psychiatric Research 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

Christina L. Clark, M.B.A.
Vice Chancellor for Institutional Support Services and Chief Operating Officer

Larry Cornett, Ph.D.
Interim Vice Chancellor, Research

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

Amanda George, MHSA, CPA
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Mark Hagemeier, J.D.
Managing Associate General Counsel

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

Sterling Moore
Vice Chancellor, Regional Campuses

Maurice Rigsby
Vice Chancellor, Institutional Relations

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

Amy Wenger, MHSA
Chief of Staff

Anglea Wimmer
Vice Chancellor, Institutional Advancement