Stephanie F. Gardner, Pharm.D., Ed.D.
Interim Chancellor, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Dr. Stephanie Gardner is interim chancellor of UAMS, leading Arkansas’ only academic health sciences center, which encompasses patient care, education, research and outreach resources at locations across the state. She has served in that role since Aug. 1 and will continue until the arrival of a new chancellor.
She also is the senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost for UAMS. In this role, she provides leadership and coordinates resources for the UAMS education mission that includes five colleges and a graduate school, 73 degree and certificate programs, 1,522 faculty members, 3,021 students, 789 resident physicians and six dental residents.
She’s been at UAMS for 25 years, serving 12 years as dean for the UAMS College of Pharmacy before becoming provost in 2015.