Chairs and Professorships

Endowed professorships make a difference by helping the School of Dentistry recruit and retain the most outstanding faculty. These leading teachers, scholars, and administrators bring innovation, vitality and excellence to the school and its teaching, research and patient care programs. They help secure its future as a leader in dental education.

S. Elmer Bear Chair

The S. Elmer Bear Chair was established to honor the man who brought the study and practice of oral surgery...

Edmund G. Brodie Research Professorship in Dentistry

The Edmund G. Brodie (D.D.S.’43/D), endowed professorship encourages and promotes research and education focused on infectious, neoplastic, and genetic diseases...

R. Neil Dodds Professorship

A vibrant and dedicated faculty is at the heart of any great institution of higher learning. Recruiting and retaining outstanding...

Paul Tucker Goad Professorship

Virginia McIlhany of Salem, Va., gave her estate to the VCU School of Dentistry to serve as a memorial to...

W. Tyler Haynes Professorship

After graduating from the University of Richmond in 1922, W. Tyler Haynes entered the MCV School of Dentistry. Following his...

Harry Lyons Professorship

Harry Lyons grew up in Lexington, Va., and attended Washington and Lee University. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery...

Norborne Muir Professorship

Norborne Muir of Roanoke, Va., enlisted in the U.S. Navy Dental Reserve Corps after graduating from the MCV School of...

Edward Myers Professorship

Edward Myers was born in Norfolk, Va., in 1901. He attended the University of Virginia, where he played baseball and...

Dr. James H. Revere Jr., Professorship for Faculty Excellence Fund

For nearly four decades, Dr. Jim Revere served as a mentor and friend to students, faculty and staff. Because of...