Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, and CEO, VCU Health System

The Senior Vice President for Health Sciences serves as a senior officer of the University and is responsible for all facets of the academic portfolio for VCU Health Sciences. Direct reports include the following positions related to the Health Sciences Schools: Deans of the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and College of Health Professions, the Director of the Massey Cancer Center, the Senior Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration and the Assistant Vice President of Health Sciences for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care. 


Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Team

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Peter Buckley

Interim Chief Executive Officer, VCU Health System, and Senior Vice President, VCU Health Sciences; Dean, VCU School of Medicine, and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System 

Administrative contact: Brenda Thomason (804) 828-4553  |   

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Gwynne Jenkins

Chief of Staff

(804) 628-2296  | 

Administrative contact: kristine Nowak (804) 827-1243  | 

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Brenda Thomason

Senior Executive Administrative Assistant

(804) 828-4553  | 

Learn more about the VCU Health Senior Leadership Team and Board of Directors.