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Welcome

Located on Virginia Commonwealth University’s MCV Campus in Richmond, and in partnership with the VCU Health System, VCU Health Sciences is comprised of five professional schools, the Massey Cancer Center, and numerous centers and institutes. Pictured: Senior Vice President of Health Sciences, Dr. Sheldon Retchin

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Egyptian Building

The Egyptian Building, designed by Philadelphia architect Thomas S. Steward, was completed in 1845. The building was the first permanent home of the Medical Department of Hampden-Sydney College (later the Medical College of Virginia). Originally the building housed medical lecture rooms, a dissecting room, an infirmary and hospital beds for medical and surgical cases.

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Summer Academic Enrichment Program

Fifty-one students from across the country participated this year in VCU’s third annual Summer Academic Enrichment Program hosted by Division for Health Sciences Diversity. (photo: Physical therapy track students work on movement patterns for the lower extremities in VCU's physical therapy lab.) VCU NEWS - July 17, 2014

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Goodwin Research Laboratory

The Goodwin Research Laboratory, home to the VCU Massey Cancer Center, features unique open architecture that provides modern and adaptable space for up to 250 cancer researchers.

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VCU Medical Center has most Beacon award-winning units in the U.S.

VCU NEWS - Nov. 4, 2014

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Dean of School of Pharmacy

Joseph T. DiPiro, Pharm. D., a nationally renowned leader in pharmacy education and research, has been named dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, effective July 1, 2014. VCU NEWS - July 21, 2014

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Dean of School of Nursing

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, a nationally recognized expert in nursing education, curricula and evaluation, has been named dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing effective June 30, 2013. School of Nursing

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VCU Dental Care

January 29, 2014 marks the official rollout of the new brand for VCU’s dental clinics – formerly known as Dentistry@VCU – as VCU Dental Care. The new name will be reflected on the clinic’s website, and the rebranding will help the practice raise awareness in the Richmond area of the wide range of services it offers. VCU NEWS - Jan. 29, 2014

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New Era of Medical Education

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine is opening its doors to a new era of medical education with the $158.6 million James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Medical Education Center. VCU NEWS - April 20, 2013

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Innovations in Education

On the Health Science campus, students work as a team to manage critically ill, simulated patients as part of the programs of the Center for Interprofessional Education.

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Faculty Affairs

The Office of Faculty Affairs is responsible for overseeing and managing promotion and tenure for faculty on the MCV Campus.
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Finance and
Administration

Our team is responsible for providing financial and administrative leadership and assistance to the MCV Campus in the areas of Finance and Budget Administration, Database development...
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Strategic Initiatives and Engagement

Our team is responsible for providing academic leadership and assistance to the MCV Campus in the areas of Academic Program Support, Diversity Planning, Human Resources...
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Office of the Senior Vice President of Health Sciences
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Richmond, Virginia 23298-0549
Updated: 11/21/2014
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