Melanie K. Prusakowski, MD

Assistant Dean for Admissions

540-526-2560
vtcadmissions@vt.edu
Riverside 1 Suite 106

Position Responsibilities

The assistant dean for admissions is responsible for the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine admissions program, including student recruitment, applicant processing, MMI interviews, and the administration of the admissions committee. The assistant dean has direct responsibility for programs and pipelines aimed at achieving student diversity goals. The assistant dean reports to the senior dean for student affairs.

Education and Training

  • Carilion Clinic, Roanoke Memorial Hospital: Faculty Development Fellowship
  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: Fellowship in Pediatrics Emergency Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine: Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Certificate Program
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital: Residency in Pediatrics
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School: MD
  • Princeton University: BA

Additional Positions

  • Associate Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Education
  • Assistant Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine