The Office of the Provost

Dr. Stephanie Gardner is the Provost and Chief Academic Officer of UAMS. She provides leadership to coordinate academic programs in partnership with the Deans and other campus officials. Dr. Gardner oversees a number of departments and programs that promote academic excellence and enrich the campus’ intellectual environment, including  Academic Services, Arkansas Commission on Child Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence, Campus Life and Student Support Services, Center for Health Literacy, Centers for Simulation Education, Continuing Education, Educational Development, a Faculty Center, Interprofessional Education, Office of the University Registrar, the Library, and Institutional Research, Policy, and Accreditation. Dr. Gardner serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for UAMS and leads the Office of Strategy in implementing, executing, and monitoring UAMS’ ten-year strategic plan, Vision 2029.

The Provost

Stephanie Gardner , Pharm.D., Ed.D.
Provost, Chief Academic Officer, and Chief Strategy Officer
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 West Markham, Slot 541
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-686-5689 (office)
501-686-8137 (fax)




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