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Billy Thomas, MD, MPH UAMS Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Professor, College of Medicine

Billy R. Thomas, MD, MPH

Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Admin West 1.345
(501) 686-7299
thomasbillyr@uams.edu

Biography (Arkansas Children’s Hospital)
Biography (UAMS)

Center Staff

Odette B WoodsOdette B. Woods, JD, MDiv

Senior Director, Diversity Affairs
Admin West 1.344
(501) 686-5358
OBWoods@uams.edu

Biography

BlannKimberlynKimberlyn Blann-Anderson, MEd

Director, Outreach Programs
Admin West 1.232A
(501) 686-7358
blannkimberlynl@uams.edu

Focus: Outreach education programs for high school and undergraduate students. Student recruitment.

PettusNick-2011Nicholas A. Pettus, BBA

Senior Diversity Specialist
Admin West 1.232B
(501) 686-8952
napettus@uams.edu

Focus: Outreach education programs for high school and undergraduate students. Student recruitment.

Amber BoothAmber N. Booth, BA

Senior Diversity Specialist
Admin West 1.342
(501) 686-8675
anbooth@uams.edu

Focus: Outreach education programs for K through grade 6. Publication of Diversitas in print.

Biography

 

Candace RuffinCandace J. Taylor-Ruffin, BA

Executive Administrative Assistant
Admin West 1.338
(501) 686-7299
cjtaylor@uams.edu

Adjunct Faculty and Staff

Michael PrestonMichael A. Preston, PhD, MPH

Director, Health Policy and Faculty Diversity
Assistant Professor, Division of Breast Oncology

(501) 526-7101
prestonmichaela@uams.edu

Biography

Sylvia SmithS. Carmelita Smith, MEd

Manager for Diversity, Human Resources
Admin West 1.346
(501) 686-7299
smithsylviac@uams.edu

Biography

Tsungyen Chen

Tsungyen Chen, MD

Program Analyst & Webmaster
Research Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology
Admin West 1.341

Focus: Outreach event program curricula and education program research.

Part-Time Staff

00433209Marshall Gray, BS

Project SEARCH Intern