Instructor, Career and Resource Sustainability

Chief Integration Officer and Senior Advisor to the President

Old Dominion University

Dr. Alicia Monroe has served as the Chief Integration Officer and Senior Advisor to the President of Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia since September 2022. Dr. Monroe leads the Integration Management Office and provides oversight of ODU’s integration with Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). The merger of EVMS and ODU will create the Eastern Virginia Health Sciences Center at ODU (the HSC). The HSC will ensure ongoing success of existing programs and provide strategic growth of academic, research, and clinical programs and capabilities to expand access to clinical care in underserved communities and drive workforce development and employment opportunities.

Dr. Monroe previously served as Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic and Faculty Affairs and Professor of Family Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Houston, TX from 2014 - 2022. She was appointed to the Cullen Trust for Higher Education Provost's Endowed Chair in 2017. During her tenure at BCM, Dr. Monroe provided oversight for the School of Medicine; the School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; the National School of Tropical Medicine; K-12 pipeline programs; Office of Student Services; Office of Faculty Development and Faculty Affairs; Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; and the Center for Professionalism.

She formerly served as the Chief Academic Officer, Vice Dean for Educational Affairs, and Professor of Family Medicine at the Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida in Tampa, FL, from 2008-2014. At USF, Dr. Monroe provided oversight for the undergraduate medical education program, the physical therapy program, and the master of science programs in graduate studies. She guided the development of a branch campus and a new medical education curriculum focused on leadership and collaborative care.

Dr. Monroe spent her early career at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University where she served as the Associate Dean for Minority Affairs and Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Monroe earned her M.D. degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed an internship in psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC, and a residency in family medicine at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. She is the recipient of numerous teaching and mentoring awards.

Her scholarly interests include physician-patient communication, diversity, equity and inclusion, leadership development, and mentoring. Dr. Monroe is a member of the MedEdPORTAL Editorial Board, Baylor University Board of Regents, Indiana University Health Board of Directors, and Methodist Health Group Board of Directors. She is a previous member of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Board of Directors, and chair of the AAMC Advancing Holistic Principles Advisory Committee.

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