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 A. Mabry, M.Ed.

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

Assistant Director

Director of Education and Quality Initiatives

Cathy Buzbee, M.H.A., R.N.P., O.C.N.
Director of Accreditation Compliance

Vanessa Jackson, B.S.
Operations Manager

Mary Jo Sikkema, M.P.A., L.L.M., CPHQ
Program Administrator of Education and Quality Initiatives

Karen Fleming, B.B.A.
Compliance Specialist


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Courtney Bryant, A.A.
Compliance Specialist

Sara Strickland
Project Coordinator