The UVA Health System represents a network of facilities supporting patient care, research and education. The leadership of this network consists of the following individuals. You can also view UVA Children's Hospital leadership.


UVA president James Ryan

James E. Ryan

President, University of Virginia



Richard Shannon, MD

Richard P. Shannon, MD

Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Virginia



David Wilkes, MD

David S. Wilkes, MD

Dean, UVA School of Medicine



Pamela Sutton-Wallace

Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace

CEO, UVA Medical Center



UVA Health System Leadership Dorrie Fontaine

Dorrie Fontaine, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dean, UVA School of Nursing



UVA Health System Leadership Gretchen Arnold

Gretchen N. Arnold, MLS

Associate Dean and Director, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library



Corey Feist, Chief Executive Officer, UPG

Corey Feist, MBA 

Chief Executive Officer, UVA Physicians Group



UVA Health System Leadership Jeffrey Keller

Jeffrey W. Keller

Chief Innovation Officer, Health System



Douglas Lischke, CPA, MBA

Douglas E. Lischke, CPA, MBA, CITP, CHFP

Chief Financial Officer, Health System



Karen Rendleman

Karen B. Rendleman, MA

Senior Associate Vice President, Health System Development; Executive Director, UVA Health Foundation



Robert Powers, MD

Robert D. Powers, MD

Interim Chief, UVA Transitional Care Hospital, Community Hospitals and Post-Acute Division



UVA Health System Leadership Sally Barber

Sally N. Barber

Special Advisor to the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Director, State and Federal Government Relations


Additional leadership, in alphabetical order:

Randolph Canterbury, MD

Senior Associate Dean for Education, School of Medicine

Bobby Chhabra, MD

President, UVA Physicians Group

Josh Christian

Co-Chief HR Officer, UVA Human Resources Business Partner

Patricia "Trish" L. Cluff

Chief, Strategic Relations and Marketing

Mary Dixon, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Chief Nursing Officer

William “Bill” Fulkerson

Chief Operating Officer for Hospital and Clinics Operations

Chris A. Ghaemmaghami, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs

Thea Grover-Patrick

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Tracey Hoke, MD, MSc

Chief, Quality and Performance Improvement, Senior Associate Chief Medical Officer for Quality

Susan Kirk, MD

Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education, Designated Institutional Officer

Michael Marquardt

Chief of Staff, Office of the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs

Nicholas Mendyka

Chief Financial Officer, Hospital and Clinics Operations

Robin Parkin

Interim Chief Information and Technology Officer

Katherine Peck, MBA

Chief Operating Officer, School of Medicine

Charlotte L. Perkins, MBA

Corporate Development Officer

Susan M. Pollart, MD, MS

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development, School of Medicine

Jody K. Reyes, MSBA, BSN, OCN

Interim Chief, Service Lines

Amy Salerno, MD, MHS 

Director, Community Health and Well-Being

Margaret "Peggy" Shupnik, PhD

Senior Associate Dean for Research, School of Medicine

Regina Verde

Chief Corporate Compliance and Privacy Officer  

Scott Syverud, MD

President, Clinical Staff