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.


UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven 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, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report named UAMS Medical Center the state's Best Hospital; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide; and named six areas as high performing — cancer, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 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, Arkansas Childrens Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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