Gwendolyn Bryant-Smith, M.D., Named Director of Breast Imaging at UAMS

By Susan Van Dusen

Bryant-Smith

Gwendolyn Bryant-Smith, M.D.

Bryant-Smith has been an assistant professor in the UAMS Department of Radiology since 2006 and served as director of breast imaging in the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) Department of Radiology/Imaging and Therapeutic Service since 2008.

A graduate of the UAMS College of Medicine, Bryant-Smith completed her internship at UAMS, followed by a residency in diagnostic radiology and fellowship training in the UAMS Breast Imaging Fellowship program.

She has served as chair of the National Veterans Affairs Mammography Advisory Committee, clinical image reviewer for the Arkansas Mammography Accreditation Program, and member of the CAVHS Women Veterans Advisory Committee, among other appointments.

She is a member of the Radiological Society of North America and the Society of Breast Imaging.


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