Kathy W. Smith, MD

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
Associate Professor, Educator Scholar Track
Vice Chair, Education

Dr. Kathy W. Smith is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.  She is Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Psychiatry and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs in the College of Medicine.

Dr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Arizona State University and a Medical Degree from the University of Arizona.  She completed her residency training in psychiatry and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Arizona, and joined the faculty in 2006.  She has additional specialized training in the assessment and treatment of perinatal mood disorders and in working with transgender and gender nonconforming youth.

Dr. Smith provides clinical care and teaches medical students and residents at Banner University Medical Center and the Crisis Response Center.

Degrees
  • MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine, 2001
  • BS: Arizona State University, Microbiology, 1996
Honors and Awards
  • Child Fellows' Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Education, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, Department of Psychiatry, 2015
  • Endless Possibilities Award 2015, Banner - University Medical Group, 2015
  • Member, The American College of Psychiatrists, 2014 -
  • Training Director's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Residency Education, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, Department of Psychiatry, 2013-2014
  • Best Doctors in America, 2011 -
  • Junior Residents' Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Education, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 2011-2012
  • Senior Residents' Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Education, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 2007-2008
Residency
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine, Psychiatry, 2001-2004
Fellowship
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2004-2006
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2010
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008