Faculty
Joann Richardson, Ph.D. Associate Professor; Department Chair; Community Health Education Program Coordinator; Post-Baccalaureate Graduate Certificate in Health Behavior Coaching
Area(s): Community Health Education, Health Science, Health and Movement Sciences
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
jtrichar@vcu.edu
Edmund Acevedo, Ph.D. Professor; College of Humanities and Sciences Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Area(s): Exercise Science, Health and Movement Sciences, Rehabilitation and Movement Science
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
eoacevedo@vcu.edu
Ronald Evans, Ph.D. Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies
Area(s): Exercise Science, Health and Movement Sciences, Rehabilitation and Movement Science
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
rkevans@vcu.edu
R. Lee Franco, Ph.D. Assistant Professor; Department Associate Chair; Director of Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Exercise Science Program Coordinator
Area(s): Exercise Science, Health and Movement Sciences, Rehabilitation and Movement Science
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
francorl@vcu.edu
Anette Loughran-Fjeldstad, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Area(s): Exercise Science, Health and Movement Sciences
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
asfjeldstad@vcu.edu
Michael Pyles, Ph.D. Assistant Professor; Program Coordinator for Health Sciences
Area(s): Health Science
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
mapyles@vcu.edu
Ryan Garten, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Area(s): Exercise Science, Health and Movement Sciences, Rehabilitation and Movement Science
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
rsgarten@vcu.edu
Susan Zacharia, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Area(s): Health Science
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
szacharia@vcu.edu
Jeff Diritto, MS Instructor, Clinical Coordinator
Area(s): Exercise Science, Health Science
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
jhdiritto@vcu.edu
Matthew Scott, MS Instructor
Area(s): Exercise Science
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
scottm4@vcu.edu
Kristen Donovan Instructor
Area(s): Health Science
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
Zachary Sievert Instructor
Area(s): Exercise Science
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St.
804.828.1948
Christine Booker Instructor
Area(s): Community Health Education


cebooker@vcu.edu
Jonathan “Kyle” Davis Instructor
Area(s): Exercise Science


davisjk6@vcu.edu
Kenneth “Ryan” Johnson, M.Ed. Academic Advisor
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St., Room 101
804.828.7612
johnsonkr5@vcu.edu
Emma Goodridge, M.Ed. Academic Advisor
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St., Room 102a
804.827.4841
goodridgee@vcu.edu
Seth Leibowitz, Ed.D. Executive Director, Health Sciences Programs and Advising
500 Academic Centre, 1020 West Grace St., Room 102b
804.828.1761
slleibowitz@vcu.edu