In February 2018, Cynda Ann Johnson, MD, MBA, announced her plans to retire as founding dean of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Johnson came to Roanoke, Virginia, in January 2008 tasked with building the school from scratch. A decade later, Johnson will retire, but has agreed to stay through the end of the calendar year while the search for her replacement is underway.

In April, Virginia Tech announced the members of the search committee.

Executive search firm Issacson, Miller is partnering with the university in conducting the search, with a full job description posted as well as the ability to apply or nominate someone for the position on their website.

Updates on the search will be provided on this page.

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