Academic Operations

Academic Operations


Health Sciences Academic Operations supports the academic mission of the university. The office provides leadership, guidance, and support to the programs housed in the College of Health Professions, School of Dentistry, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, and the Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care.

The office is responsible for representing the Health Sciences programs with the Office of the Provost, including the offices of Academic and Faculty Affairs, Community Engagement, Learning Innovation and Student Success, Life Sciences and Research, Planning and Decision Support, Student Affairs and Strategic Enrollment Management.

Academic Operations

Alison Kennedy Jones, Ed.D., MPA

Associate Vice President, Health Sciences Academic Operations

Phone: (804) 827-2080
Fax: (804) 828-8003
Email: akjones@vcu.edu

Team

Kayla Watts, M. Ed

Manager of Health Sciences Academic Affairs

Kayla Watts is responsible for the review and tracking of all contracts for the College of Health Professions, Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. Additionally, she is tasked with policy development and compliance regarding health sciences specific areas, such as use of academic space and immunizations. 

Phone: 828-9594
Email: kewatts@vcu.edu