Gwendolyn Bryant-Smith, M.D. is a native of Arkansas. She is the Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Division Chief of Breast Imaging, the director of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Breast Center, and the Mobile Mammography Program. She is also the Breast Imaging Fellowship Director in the Department of Radiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). A graduate of the UAMS College of Medicine, Bryant-Smith completed her internship at UAMS, followed by a residency in diagnostic radiology and fellowship training in the UAMS Breast Imaging Fellowship program. She is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology.
Bryant-Smith joined the UAMS Department of Radiology in 2006. She served as Director of Breast Imaging in the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) Department of Radiology from July 1, 2008 to February 29, 2016. She was named Division Chief of Breast Imaging at UAMS in the Department of Radiology March 1, 2016.
She is a member of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee, serves on the American College of Radiology Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) committee, has served as chair of the National Veterans Affairs Mammography Advisory Committee, and is a clinical image reviewer for the Arkansas Mammography Accreditation Program. She is vice president, a counselor, and chair of the Women and Diversity committee with the Arkansas Radiological Society, which is the state chapter of the American College of Radiology.
Bryant-Smith has a strong interest in patient advocacy and health policy. She testified before the 2017 Arkansas General Assembly House and Senate Insurance and Commerce Committees in a successful effort to gain insurance coverage for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and Whole Breast Ultrasound for women in the state of Arkansas.
Bryant-Smith is a member of the American College of Radiology, American Association of Women Radiologists, Arkansas Radiological Society, Radiological Society of North America, and the Society of Breast Imaging.
She is married to a lawyer and partner at the Mitchell Williams Law firm, Derrick Smith, and has a twelve year old son, Andrew.
Fun Fact: My colleagues say I have an “infectious laugh.”