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Executive Leadership

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Vice Chancellor
LouAnn Woodward, MD
Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine | Biography
Executive Cabinet
Ralph H. Didlake, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer | Biography
Charles S. O'Mara, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs | Biography
Richard L. Summers, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research | Biography
Alan Jones, MDAlan E. Jones, MD
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs | Biography

Molly Brasfield, MS
Chief Human Resources Officer

Thomas H. Fortner, MBA
Chief Institutional Advancement Officer | Biography
Loretta Jackson-Williams, MD
Vice Dean for Medical Education, School of Medicine | Biography
Brian Rutledge, Chief of StaffBrian Rutledge, PhD
Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice Chancellor | Biography
Juanyce TaylorJuanyce Taylor, PhD
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer | Biography
Smith, William.jpgWilliam Smith III, JD
General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer

Nelson C. Weichold, MHA
Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan WilsonJonathan Wilson, PhD
Chief Administrative Officer | Biography
Academic Officers
Jessica Bailey, PhD
Dean of the School of Health Related Professions
Natalie W. Gaugh, PhD
Interim Dean of the School of Population Health
Joey Granger, PhD
Dean of the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences
David Felton, DMD
Dean of the School of Dentistry
Leigh Ann Ross, PharmD
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, School of Pharmacy
Julie Sanford.jpgJulie Sanford, DNS
Dean of the School of Nursing
Emeriti
Edrie J. George, MSN, EdDDean Emeritus of the School of Nursing
Daniel W. Jones, MDVice Chancellor Emeritus for
Health Affairs and Dean Emeritus of the School of Medicine
James E. Keeton, MDVice Chancellor Emeritus for Health Affairs
Dean Emeritus of the School of Medicine
J. Perry McGinnis, DDSDean Emeritus of the School of Dentistry