UAMS Names Smith Development Director for College of Health Professions

By Nate Hinkel

Smith brings skills to the college including donor and guest relations, event coordination and strategic planning. She will work closely with the college’s dean, the advisory board, donors, faculty, staff and alumni in support of the college, which has 21 academic programs across professions ranging from audiology to laboratory sciences to respiratory care.

She previously served as associate director of development for the UAMS College of Medicine. Before that she worked in the development office of the UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute.

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,727 students, 822 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit or Find us on FacebookTwitterYouTube or Instagram.