Tag: VCU

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, […]

Our continuing work to create a more just and equitable VCU

On June 5, 2020, Aashir Nasim, Ph.D., our Vice President for Inclusive Excellence, presented to the Board of Visitors an update on the progress we have made together in our commitments to diversity, access, inclusion, and excellence. I am proud of the work we’ve done together across the university and appreciate his leadership and our […]

May 2020 commencement update

Because of state and federal orders prohibiting large gatherings, I am sorry we cannot honor you in person at commencement next month.

COVID-19 update for April 7

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Dear VCU and VCU Health Community, We are living in a world that none of us could have imagined, even a month ago. The COVID-19 crisis presents unprecedented challenges in our lives – none of us is untouched by this global pandemic. I am very proud of how the university and health system have risen […]

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 […]