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J. Keith Smith

Executive Vice Chair Professor of Radiology - Neuroradiology


Medical School: Louisiana State University – Shreveport, LA
Residency: University of TX Health Sciences Center – Houston, TX
Fellowship: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Smith served as the Department’s Interim Chair from September 2019 to December 2020. He resumed his role as Executive Vice Chair in January 2021, having served 15 months in this position (April 2018 – September 2019) prior to being named Interim Chair. Dr. Smith’s other prior departmental leadership roles include: Director of Clinical Faculty Development (2018-2019); Vice Chair of Diagnostic Services (2015-2018); Director of Clinical Research (2015-2018); and Vice Chair of Clinical Research (2011-2015).

Dr. Smith completed a two-year Neuroradiology fellowship in 1995 and returned as a faculty member in 1998. He holds a Ph.D. in physiology from Louisiana State University, and his areas of research interest are physiologic imaging and brain tumors. He is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology.


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