Nathaniel Smith, M.D., M.P.H

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology,
College of Public Health


Other Academic/Research/Policy AffiliationsC O P H Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Nathaniel Smith, M D, M P H

Interim Director and State Health Officer, Arkansas Department of Health
Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine

Contact Information

Office: Arkansas Department of Health
Phone: 501-661-2400


1998 – Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
1997 – Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine
1996 – Master of Public Health, University of Texas School of Public Health
1994 – General Internal Medicine Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
1991 – Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
1991 – Master of Arts, Biblical Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary
1986 – Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry, Rice University

Research Interests

HIV, infectious disease epidemiology, global medicine

Recent Publications

Billingsley KM, Smith N, Shirley R, Achieng L, Keiser P. A quality assessment tool for tuberculosis control activities in resource limited settings. Tuberculosis 2011;91,suppl 1:S49-S53.

Haselow D, Saccente M, Vyas K, Bariola R, Safi H, Bradsher R, Smith N, Phillips J. Geographic distribution of endemic fungal infections among older persons, United States [letter]. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2012 Feb.

Achieng L, Musangi H, Ong’uti S, Ombegoh E, Bryant L, Mwiindi J, Smith N, Keiser P. (2012) An observational cohort comparison of facilitators of retention in care and adherence to anti-retroviral therapy at an HIV treatment center in Kenya. PLoS ONE 7(3): e32727.

Keiser P, Achieng L, Musangi H, Ong’uti S, Ombegoh E, Jones LB, Billingsley KM, Mwiindi J, Smith N. The use of pill counts as a facilitator of adherence with antiretroviral therapy in resource limited settings [manuscript submitted to PLoS ONE].