Louis P. Nelson

Louis P. Nelson, Vice Provost for Academic Outreach
Vice Provost for Academic Outreach
Louis P. Nelson, Vice Provost for Academic Outreach, is the primary advocate and representative for community engagement, public service, and academic outreach programs across the university.

Frederick H. Epstein

Headshot of Frederick H. Epstein
Interim Vice President for Research
Frederick H. Epstein, PhD, is the Mac Wade Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UVA. He has served as Chair of UVA’s Biomedical Engineering Department and as Associate Dean for Research for the School of Engineering and Applied Science. He is internationally recognized for research contributions to the field of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), including for the development of highly accurate methods for quantifying cardiac function and for using MRI to discover fundamental biological mechanisms underlying heart disease.

Academic Outreach

The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Outreach...
empowers the UVA community to direct academic resources toward the public good. A respectful exchange of views, data, and information is crucial to our work. Academic Outreach augments UVA’s mission to graduate ethically minded leaders by amplifying programs that clearly serve the public, and by supporting research that leads the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world toward a better future.