Tag: VCU Health

Election Day

To the VCU and VCU Health Community, Election Day is less than a week away. Many of you already have voted, and I encourage those who haven’t to take time between now and then to exercise your right to have your voices heard. As a reminder, Election Day is a university holiday this year, primarily […]

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 […]

In memoriam: Bill Royall

Dear VCU and VCU Health Community, With great sorrow, I am writing that longtime friend, colleague and former vice rector Bill Royall has passed away. Many of us worked closely with and loved Bill over the years, and we are appreciative of and awed by the ways he made our university, our health system, and […]

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, […]

Thank you to healthcare providers

As we continue our incredible work related to COVID-19, let me take a moment to say thank you.  I could not be more proud, nor more inspired, by what we do across the VCU Health System every day—and now more than ever.

VCU researchers begin clinical trials on investigational drug therapy for COVID-19

Official seal for VCU in black and gold.

March 24, 2020 Dear VCU and VCU Health colleagues, We are proud to share that VCU researchers have started two clinical trials on a potential, experimental treatment for COVID-19. Dr. Arun Sanyal, professor in the Department of Internal Medicine in the VCU School of Medicine and a liver specialist and gastroenterologist at VCU Health, is leading […]