Academic Health Sciences

Academic Health Sciences

Our team is responsible for providing administrative leadership and guidance to the MCV Campus in the areas of:

Additionally, the Associate VP is the primary contact in the Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences for management and questions regarding the following:

  • Academic program and department changes
  • Affiliation agreements
  • Council of Academic Affairs (COAA)
  • Faculty and staff grievances
  • Fixed price closeout agreements
  • Incident Response Team (IRT) and Emergency Management planning
  • Parking
  • Student Services

Associate Vice President for Academic Health Sciences

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Kevin Harris, PhD, MSA

Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Engagement

Kevin A. Harris is the Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Engagement in the Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences. He has operational responsibility for providing leadership towards advancing the health sciences academic mission. Specific focus areas include diversity policy and programs, student access and inclusion, disability and academic support services, community engagement, and enhancing campus climate.

Phone: (804) 827-2087
Fax: (804) 828-8001


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Shirley B. Farrar

Assistant Director, Finance
Executive Administrative Assistant

Fiscal Administrator for the VPHS units, Agency Risk Management and Internal Controls Standards (ARMICS) coordinator, Administrative Assistant, Fixed Assets Custodian, and Timekeeper.

Phone: (804) 828-9775
Fax: (804) 828-8001

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Genesha J. Gibson

Administrative and Fiscal Manager

Fiscal Administrator & Personnel Administrator for the Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences.  Provides fiscal oversight and guidance, serve as a liaison between the OVPHS and Student Initiatives and Inclusion Divisions. Process procurement and personnel transactions.

Phone: (804) 828-9781
Fax: (804) 828-8003

Alena C. Hampton, Ph.D., LCP

Director, Student Experience

Organizes and implements student success strategies and the coordination of these efforts with faculty, staff, and other departments; Provides assistance to students, faculty and staff who seek guidance around a range of student related academic, health, behavioral and personal issues; Resolves student complaints and issues to satisfactory conclusion as well as implements VCU-wide student affairs initiatives; Creates and integrates survey vehicles to assess student satisfaction and develops associated student success initiatives; Provides consultations to students as needed; Responsibility for coordination and collaboration of student organization activities.

Phone: (804) 628-2660
Fax: (804) 828-4609

Logan Vetrovec
Logan Vetrovec, M.Ed

Director, Community Integration Administrator

Logan Vetrovec is the Community Integration Administrator. She is responsible for developing and administering holistic approaches to community engagement within the health sciences arena through building coalitions among campus-community stakeholders. She is also responsible for directing efforts on the Health Sciences campus to support community engagement programs that enhance the student experience, within academic and student affairs programs, and among community partners.   

Phone: (804) 827-2074
Fax: (804) 828-1085

Lisa Webb
Lisa Webb, Ed.D., CRC

Assistant VP for Strategic Engagement, Health Sciences Education

Phone: (804) 827-0971
Fax: (804) 828-4609