Graduate Education

Building on a legacy of excellence in graduate training by continuing to offer contemporary training in the health-related sciences

Virtual Mini-Retreat

On August 13, representative stakeholders met virtually to review goals and strategies related to graduate education and to suggest tactics and metrics that should be incorporated into the plan. Outcomes of this session will be added to this page.

Group Leaders

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Mike Grotewiel, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Graduate Education

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Vanessa Sheppard, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Health Behavior and Policy

Representative Stakeholders

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Tegshjargal Baasansukh

Master’s Student

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Katherine Contreras

Master’s Student, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

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Michael Donnenberg, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Research and Research Training

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Elizabeth Dustin

Ph.D. Student, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

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Christian Fontan

M.D.-Ph.D. Student

Joyce A. Lloyd, Ph.D. [View Image]

Joyce Lloyd, Ph.D.

Vice Chair of Education, Department of Human and Molecular Genetics

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Hannah Ming, MPH

Ph.D. Student, Department of Health Behavior and Policy

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Bhavesh Patel

Director, Application Services, VCU SOMTech

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Roxann Roberson-Nay, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Graduate Recruitment and Admissions

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Keith Shelton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Robert Perera, Ph.D. [View Image]

Robert Perera, Ph.D.

Graduate Program Director, Department of Biostatistics

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Scott Ramsey, Ph.D.

Director, Premedical and Predental Graduate Sciences Certificate Program (CERT)

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Meaghan Rawls

Program Coordinator, Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Scholarship

Mary Rosenthal [View Image]

Mary Rosenthal

Coordinator, Biomedical Sciences Doctoral Portal

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Lisa Shock, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

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