Virginia Commonwealth University’s health system has a new CEO.
She is Dr. Marsha D. Rappley, currently dean of the College of Medicine at Michigan State University, where, during her 10-year tenure, research funding from the National Institutes of Health and other federal entities doubled, endowments grew by 80%, and the medical school expanded to serve all of Michigan.
She is also a tenured professor of pediatrics and human development and replaces Dr. Sheldon Retchin who left VCU after more than 30 years to take over as CEO at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center.
Dr. Rappley’s base salary will be $800,000. She begins August 15th.