College of Health Sciences
Dr. Smith earned an undergraduate degree in nursing (BSN) from Auburn University of Montgomery and a Master in Science in Healthcare Administration (MSHA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). After earning his MSHA in 1998, he served in an administrative residency program at a large healthcare system in Mobile, Alabama and later worked for that same health system as a manager in the oncology service line. From 2001 – 2016, Dr. Smith worked for UAB and served in a number of administrative leadership positions, mostly within UAB’s School of Medicine. In his last position at UAB, Dr. Smith was the administrative director for the UAB Montgomery-Selma Regional Medical Campus, which included numerous residency programs and clinics, as well as a complement of 3rd and 4th year medical students. Dr. Smith currently serves as a full-time assistant professor at he University of Alabama and as a contributing faculty member at Walden University.