Kevin Harris, Ph.D., M.S.A.

Associate Vice President, VCU Strategic Initiatives and Engagement


Dr. Kevin 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


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


Justin Nguyen

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