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  • Leadership

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    Jeffrey S. Vitter, PhD
    Chancellor | biography

    Vice Chancellor


    LouAnn Woodward, MD
    Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine | biography

    Executive Officers

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    Ralph H. Didlake, MD, MA
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer

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    Charles S. O'Mara, MD
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs

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    Richard L. Summers, MD
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Research

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    Claude Brunson, MD
    Senior Advisor to the Vice Chancellor, External Affairs

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    Kevin Cook, MSBA
    Health System Chief Executive Officer

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    Brian Rutledge, PhD
    Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice Chancellor

    Taylor, Juanyce

    Juanyce Taylor, PhD
    Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

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    Paul Veregge, MD
    Chief Information Officer
    and Chief Medical Information Officer

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    Jeffrey A. Walker, JD
    Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel

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    Jonathan Wilson, RN, MSN
    Chief Administrative Officer

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    Academic Officers

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    Jessica Bailey, PhD
    Dean of the School of Health Related Professions


    Bettina M. Beech, DrPH
    Dean of the School of Population Health

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    Joey Granger, PhD
    Dean of the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences

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    Kim Hoover, PhD, RN
    Dean of the School of Nursing

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    Loretta Jackson-Williams, MD
    Vice Dean for Medical Education, School of Medicine


    David Felton, DMD
    Dean of the School of Dentistry

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    Leigh Ann Ross, PhD
    Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, School of Pharmacy


    Edrie J. George,
    MSN, EdD

    Dean Emeritus of the School of Nursing

    J. Perry McGinnis,

    Dean Emeritus of the School of Dentistry