G. Richard Smith, M.D.
Interim Dean, College of Medicine
Interim Executive Vice Chancellor, UAMS
Dr. Smith served in many leadership roles during 40 years on the faculty, including dean and executive vice chancellor in 2013-2015. He returned to serve as interim dean in January 2023 following the death of Dr. Susan Smyth.
Contact Dr. Smith: SmithGRichard@uams.eduFull Bio
James Graham, M.D.
Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Dr. Graham brings extensive experience in medical education leadership to his role as executive associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Medicine, where he is also a professor of pediatrics and has served for more than 30 years.
Contact Dr. Graham: 501-686-8499 | GrahamJames@uams.eduFull Bio
Molly M. Gathright, M.D.
Executive Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Dr. Gathright is an award-winning educator who has been active in graduate medical education since joining the faculty in 2008. She has led the college’s GME programs since 2019.
Contact Dr. Gathright: 501-686-8158 | GathrightMollyM@uams.eduFull Bio
Jessica Snowden, M.D., M.S., MHPTT
Executive Associate Dean for Research
Dr. Snowden supports faculty scientists in their mission to develop biomedical knowledge that leads to improved health care. A professor of pediatrics and chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, she has served as executive associate dean for research since July 2022.
Contact Dr. Snowden: 501-364-1416 |JSnowden@uams.eduFull Bio