Charles Cranford, DDS, MPA

Professor, Health Policy and Management


Other Academic/Research/Policy Affiliations

Director, UAMS Center for Dental Education
Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Dental Education Initiatives

Contact Information

Office: Administration West Building, 2nd floor, Room 1.204C
Phone: 501-686-8090


1972, MPA (Public Affairs), University of Texas/Austin; Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) School of Public Affairs
1958, DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery), University of Tennessee – College of Dentistry
1955, Pre-Dental, Bethel College, Tennessee

Current Research Projects

  • Develop the UAMS Center for Dental Education)
  • Establish an Oral Health Clinic at UAMS
  • Initiate postgraduate dental program (residency) at UAMS
  • Build an academic and clinical base for a future UAMS College of Dentistry