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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
Alan JonesAlan E. Jones, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs | Biography
Richard L. Summers, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research | Biography

Molly Brasfield, MS
Chief Human Resources Officer

Britt CrewseBritt H. Crewse, MBA, MHS, CPA
Chief Executive Officer, Adult Hospitals
Guy GieseckeGuy B. Giesecke, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer, Children’s of Mississippi 
Dodie McElmurrayDodie T. McElmurray, RN, BSN, MSN/MBA, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer, Community Hospitals
Marc RolphMarc Rolph
Executive Director, Office of Communications and Marketing
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
Sreenivas Koka, DMDSreenivas Koka, DDS, MS, PhD, MBA
Dean of the School of Dentistry
Natalie GaughfNatalie W. Gaughf, PhD
Interim Dean of the School of Population Health
Joey Granger, PhD
Dean of the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences
Loretta Jackson-Williams, MD
Vice Dean for Medical Education, School of Medicine | Biography
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
Buford Gilbert, DMDDean Emeritus of the School of Dentistry
Willie Hill, DDS, MSDean Emeritus of the School of Dentistry
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
Gary Reeves, DMDDean Emeritus of the School of Dentistry