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Veronica Powell Shuford, M.Ed.


Administrative Faculty
Director of Educational Innovation and Assessment

Dean's Office

Location:  Smith Building, Room 540g
Phone: (804) 827-0963
Email: vpshufor@vcu.edu

Mailing Address

School of Pharmacy - Dean's Office
410 N 12th Street
P.O. Box 980581
Richmond, VA 23298-0581
Fax: (804) 827-0002


Area of Focus

  • Instructional Technology
  • Distance Learning
  • Online Learning
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Item Writing and Test Construction
  • Team-Based Learning
  • Instructional Design

Education

  • M.Ed., Adult Education (Virginia Commonwealth University, 1996)
  • B.S., Mass Communications - Public Relations (Virginia Commonwealth University, 1990)
  • Grad. Cert., Higher Education Assessment (James Madison University, 2013)

Academic Appointments/Professional Experience

  • (1991 - 1995) Instructional Designer, VCU School of Medicine, Office of Faculty & Instructional Development
  • (1995 - 1997) Instructional Developer, Crestar Bank, Corporate Training Department
  • (1997 - 1999) Instructional Technology Consultant, University of Richmond, Information Services
  • (1999 - 2006) Director of Academic Technology, VCU School of Pharmacy, Dean's Office
  • (2006 - 2009) Learning Consultant, Altria Client Services Inc.
  • (2009 - Present) Director of Educational Innovation & Assessment / Assistant Professor, VCU School of Pharmacy, Dean's Office

Professional and Scholarly Interests

  • Instructional and Curriculum Design
  • Higher Education Assessment

Publications

  • Recent Publications
    • Sicat BL, Kreutzer K, Gary J, Ivey CK, Marlowe EP, Pellegrini JM, Shuford VP. A collaboration among health sciences schools to enhance faculty development in teaching. AJPE 2014;78(5): 1-5.