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

Kevin Harris, PhD, MSA

Associate Vice President for Academic Health Sciences

Kevin A. Harris is the Associate Vice President for Academic Health Sciences for Virginia Commonwealth University. 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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Kathleen Boxley

Outreach and Social Media Specialist, Student Experience

Assists in building and maintaining social media engagement across social media platforms.  Develops and implements targeted social media campaigns and tracks their success.  Manages communication to all health sciences students via existing formal mediums.  Responsible for project coordination of recurring and special events, to include design elements, promotion, surveys, and technical execution.

Phone: (804) 828-1570

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

Chelsea Gary

Program Coordinator, Student Experience

Assists the Director of Student Experience in the programmatic efforts of the Office of Student Experience.  Specifically, assists in the assessment of health sciences student needs and helps to develop and implement programmatic initiatives to meet these needs. Oversees the implementation of existing programming initiatives, including the Success Seminar Series, the SCIE Ambassador Program, and co-curricular programming.  Assesses student satisfaction and learning outcomes in all OSE programs.

Phone: (804) 828-2472

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

Alison Kennedy Jones, Ed.D., MPA

Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs

Health sciences academic program support; liaison between the vice president for health sciences and VCU Enrollment Services.

Phone: (804) 827-2080
Fax: (804) 828-8003

Logan Vetrovec
Logan Vetrovec, M.Ed

Director, Campus-Community Partnerships

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, Ed.D., CRC

Executive Director, Academic Affairs

Lisa Webb is the Executive Director for Academic Affairs in the Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences.  In her current role she oversees the Division for Academic Success and the Division for Health Sciences Diversity. She is a member of the Virginia Council on Transition Initiatives and the State Council on Higher Education in Virginia Disability Workgroup on Access to Higher Education for Students with Disabilities.  

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