Amanda George Named CFO for UAMS Clinical Programs

By Ben Boulden

Amanda George

Amanda George

“Amanda is uniquely qualified to serve in this role,” said Richard H. Turnage, M.D., senior vice chancellor for clinical programs and CEO for UAMS Medical Center. “Her experience in the College of Medicine and at the service line level, as well as her work at other institutions, provides insight into the budgeting process required to achieve our financial goals and support a balanced budget for the institution.”

George previously served as service line administrator for the Medical Specialties service line and as administrator for the Department of Internal Medicine. Before joining UAMS, she served as controller for ambulatory services for the East/Southeast division of Catholic Health Initiatives in Little Rock and assistant controller for St. Vincent Health System hospitals in North Little Rock and Morrilton.

She is a certified public accountant and has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Central Arkansas and a master’s in health services administration from UAMS.

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