Category: Health

We want everyone to have better access to health care; to find the causes and cures of insidious diseases; and to ensure that future of health care is collaborative, compassionate and cutting-edge.

VCU Massey 25 for 25: Health Equity and Justice campaign

Logo for the 25 for 25 Health Equity and Justice Campaign.

We all imagine a world without cancer, and I’m proud that VCU Massey Cancer Center is hard at work making this a reality. Did you know that African Americans make up 13 percent of the U.S. population but have a higher cancer mortality rate than other ethnic and racial groups in the country? Today, the […]

VCU Covid-19 Dashboard and Safe Behavior

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Dear members of the VCU Community, We want to express how happy we are to begin another academic year and to thank you for taking important steps to protect yourselves and other members of the community as you return to campus. VCU is committed to doing all we reasonably can to promote a safe and […]

Our Health, Safety, and Well-Being

Dear VCU and VCU Health communities, This has been a summer unlike any other. We have seen unparalleled support for each other and our community, including remarkable calls to action that have reshaped our educational and health-care experiences and the human experience beyond us. We have seen peaceful demonstrations against racism and injustice, providing brave […]

Art Kellermann, M.D. named Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System

July 29, 2020 Dear VCU and VCU Health community, After a months-long national search, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Art Kellermann, M.D., as Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System, beginning Oct. 1.  Dr. Kellermann is one of our nation’s top medical researchers and scholars and an […]

Returning to campus this fall

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Dear University Community, As we approach a fall semester that will be extraordinary in both practice and possibility, I write with important details about what we will experience together. Our in-person return continues now in phases as we prepare for classes to begin on our Monroe Park Campus on Aug. 17. Some of these classes will be […]

Celebrating Children’s Hospital of Richmond

Providing the children of Richmond and the region with a hospital built for their specific needs has been my goal since becoming president of VCU and VCU Health 11 years ago. As a university and health system leader, and as a parent, I am adamant about quality care for all children. And as a society, […]