Lou Ann Eads, M.D.: Dr. Eads serves as the Program Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Residency. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UAMS Department of Psychiatry. As the Program Director, Dr. Eads is responsible for the oversight and organization of all educational activities within the Geriatric Psychiatry program and the monitoring of the progress of each resident.
Dr. Eads received her medical degree from UAMS in 1996. She completed a residency in General Psychiatry at UAMS, in 2000 and a residency/fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Saint Louis University, in Saint Louis Missouri, in 2001. Dr. Eads is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in General Psychiatry. Additionally, she has added qualifications/ subspecialty certification in Geriatric Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine.
Dr. Eads runs the inpatient geriatric psychiatry unit at UAMS PRI and sees outpatients at UAMS/RIOA-SHC, with a specialty in dementia.
Assistant Program Director
Lewis Krain, M.D.: Dr. Krain serves as the Assistant Program Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Residency. He is a clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UAMS and is a staff psychiatrist at CAVHS. Additionally, he serves as an Associate Residency Director for the UAMS General Psychiatry Program. Dr. Krain is boarded in General Psychiatry.
Dr. Krain completed a residency in General Psychiatry at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and completed a two year fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry from the University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Key Teaching Faculty
Joshua Woolley, M.D.: Dr. Woolley is part of the teaching facility of the Geriatric Psychiatry Program. He has been a staff psychiatrist with CAVHS since 2011. Also, he holds an appointment in the UAMS Department of Psychiatry, as an adjunct professor.
Dr. Woolley completed medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He completed his four year residency and his geriatric psychiatry fellowship at UAMS. Dr. Woolley is board eligible by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in both General and Geriatric Psychiatry.
Dinesh Mittal, M.D.: Dr. Mittal is a full time staff psychiatrist at CAVHS. Additionally, he holds a position with the UAMS Department of Psychiatry, as an Associate Professor. Prior to coming to CAVHS/UAMS in 2004, Dr. Mittal served as the Medical Director of Geropsychiatry and Outpatient Clinic for the VA in Jackson, Mississippi. Additionally, he held an Associate Professor slot with the Department of Psychiatry for the University of Mississippi School Of Medicine. Dr. Mittal will primarily supervise research and scholarly activity of the resident and assist with didactics.
Dr. Mittal completed a MBBS/M.D. medical degree in 1980 from the University of Rohtak, in India. In 1984 he completed an Orthopedics residency in India. In 1992, he completed a residency in Psychiatry from the University of Mississippi. In 2003, he completed a geriatric psychiatry research program, sponsored by the University California, in San Diego, California. Dr. Mittal is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in Psychiatry and also has added qualifications / subspecialty certification in Geriatric Psychiatry.
Robert Ebert, M.D.: Dr. Ebert is a Research Instructor for the UAMS Department of Geriatrics. He is also a staff psychiatrist for CAVHS. Dr. Elbert is boarded in General Psychiatry.
Dr. Elbert completed his General Psychiatry Residency at the University of Oklahoma, Tulsa. He completed a fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry from Duke University.
John Spollen, M.D.: Dr. Spollen is a staff psychiatrist for CAVHS for the Consult Liason Service. Additionally, he holds a position with the UAMS Department of Psychiatry, as the Vice Chair for Education. Dr. Spollen is ABPN boarded in General Psychiatry.
Dr. Spollen completed a General Psychiatry residency from the Medical University of South Carolina. He is board certified in Psychosomatic Medicine and General Psychiatry.