Dean and Professor
Susan Parish, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives
Shoo-Yih Daniel Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Nicole Damico, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity
Angela Duncan, Ph.D.*
Associate Dean for Fiscal Affairs
Debra A. Ropelewski, M.B.A.*
Associate Dean for Student Success
Alena Hampton, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Development
T. Greg Prince, Ed.D.
Thomas C. Barker, Ph.D.
Cecil B. Drain, Ph.D.
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences: Teresa Nadder, Ph.D.*, associate professor and chair
Department of Gerontology: Tracey Gendron, Ph.D.*, associate professor and chair
Department of Health Administration: Paula Song, Ph.D., Richard M. Bracken professor and chair
Department of Nurse Anesthesia: Suzanne Wright, Ph.D., CRNA, professor and chair
Department of Occupational Therapy: Carole Ivey, Ph.D., associate professor and chair
Department of Patient Counseling: Russell Davis, Ph.D., professor and chair
Department of Physical Therapy: Mary Snyder Shall, P.T., Ph.D.*, professor and interim chair
Department of Radiation Sciences: Jeffrey S. Legg, Ph.D.*, associate professor and chair
Department of Rehabilitation Counseling: Amy J. Armstrong, Ph.D., CRC*, associate professor and chair
Ph.D. in Health Related Sciences: Laurie Cathers, Ph.D., LSW, director
Virginia Center on Aging: Edward F. Ansello, Ph.D., professor and director
Magazine committee members
Amy Armstrong, Beth Williamson Ayers*, Brenda Brown*, Mark Crosthwaite, Russell Davis, Tony Gentry, Alma Hassell*, Kimberly Ivey, Paula Kupstas, Catherine MacDonald*, Heather Millar*, Teresa Nadder, T. Greg Prince, Paul Riley, Debra Ropelewski*, Shawne Soper, Mary Tucker*
Editorial, design and photography
Malorie Burkett, magazine committee chair
Creative Studio, VCU University Relations
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