Meet Our Staff

The UAMS Office of Continuing Education has a professional staff to assist you in every aspect of continuing education.  Contact us at or call 501-661-7962 and we will be happy to help make your event or activity a success.

Jan Shorey
Jeannette M. Shorey II, M.D., FACP
Associate Provost for Faculty and Continuing Education

Lea Mabry

Lea A. Mabry, M.Ed.

Richelle Thompson

Richelle H. Thompson, Ed.S., CHES®, LSSBB, CAPM

Assistant Director

Director of Education and Quality Initiatives

Cathy Buzbee

Cathy Buzbee, M.H.A., R.N.P., O.C.N.
Director of Accreditation Compliance
Vanessa Jackson
Vanessa Jackson, B.S.
Operations Manager

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Riley Peek, B.S.
Event Coordinator

Karen Fleming

Karen Fleming, B.B.A.
Compliance Specialist


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Courtney Bryant, A.A.
Compliance Specialist


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Sara Strickland
Project Coordinator