A Guide to the Records of the Office of the Dean of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Cynda Ann Johnson, 2008-2018 Johnson, Cynda Ann, Records of the Office of the Dean of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine RG 46/1/1

A Guide to the Records of the Office of the Dean of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Cynda Ann Johnson, 2008-2018

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Special Collections
Collection Number RG 46/1/1


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Processed by: Jenna Slezak, Student Worker, and Laurel Rozema, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
RG 46/1/1
Title
Records of the Office of the Dean of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Cynda Ann Johnson, 2008-2018
Physical Characteristics
24.3 Cubic Feet; 19 boxes
Creator
Johnson, Cynda Ann
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains office files from Cynda Ann Johnson, the founding dean of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM). This collection includes office information, travel information, the School of Medicine's class information, reports and magazines, plaques, and personal papers, cards, and correspondence.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research, except the "Cynda - Board Review Flash Drive" is restricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Records of the Office of the Dean of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Cynda Ann Johnson, RG 46/1/1, must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Records of the Office of the Dean of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Cynda Ann Johnson, RG 46/1/1, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Records of the Office of the Dean of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Cynda Ann Johnson, RG 46/1/1 was transferred to Special Collections in 2019.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the The Records of the Office of the Dean of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Cynda Ann Johnson, RG 46/1/1 commenced in July 2019 and completed in August 2019.

Biographical/Historical Note

Cynda Ann Johnson became the founding dean of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) in 2008. During her tenure, VTCSOM became the ninth accredited college at the university. All graduating classes earned 100% match rate to residency programs and exceeded the national mean score on Step 1 and Step 2 licensing exams. She also established the first Department of Interprofessionalism within U.S. medical schools. Johnson earned her bachelor's from Stanford University, master's in business administration from the University of Kansas, and M.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. She was professor and head of the Department of Family Medicine, professor in the Department of Community and Behavioral Medicine, and director of the Family Care Center at the University Iowa. She then served as dean of the Brody School of Medicine and Sr. Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical and Translational Research at East Carolina University, where she also led the development of the Center for Health Disparities Research.

Source:

Cynda Ann Johnson honored with emerita status, Virginia Tech News, April 22, 2019.

Scope and Content

The Records of the Office of the Dean of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Cynda Ann Johnson contains office files from Cynda Ann Johnson, the founding dean of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM). This collection includes four series, dating 2008 through 2018.

Series I: Subject Files contain office information, travel information, and the School of Medicine's class information. The series also contains a flash drive, which is currently restricted.

Series II: Publications includes some reports and magazines published by Carilion as well as by local magazines, foundations, or other medical schools.

Series III: Plaques includes an award to VTCSOM for program excellence for 2015-2016 and a proclamation from Carlion Clinic about International Clean Hands Week 2010.

Series IV: Personal Items includes Johnson's personal papers, cards, and correspondence.

Arrangement

This collection is organized by type into the following series:

Series I: Subject Files, which is arranged alphabetically
Series II: Publications
Series III: Plaques
Series IV: Personal Items

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Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

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Contents List

Series I: Subject Files
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Series II: Publications
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Series III: Plaques
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Series IV: Personal Items
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