Rhonda Jorden has been named vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Jorden has spent 22 years of her 27-year career in information technology at UAMS, including the last 12 years as director of technical operations and chief technology officer.
"Throughout her career, Rhonda has demonstrated her commitment to teamwork, customer service and to the mission of UAMS," Dr. Dan Rahn, UAMS chancellor, said in a news release. "She is an effective leader and has led multiple projects at UAMS including the information technology infrastructure for the hospital patient tower, the expansion of Arkansas e-Link, and construction of a new UAMS primary data center."
Jorden earned her bachelor's in computer information systems and a Master of Business Administration from Arkansas State University.
"I look forward to continuing to work collaboratively with everyone as we fulfill UAMS' mission of education, research and patient care," Jorden said in the release.