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.