Associate Vice President for Business Operations
Alfred Dunn works closely with the office of the Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean in support of the VPHS’ strategies and initiatives.
Dunn is a senior health care leader with more than 25 years of experience in academic medical centers. He previously served as senior department administrator for the Department of Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Medicine, the school’s largest department. In this role, he successfully managed clinical operations, research, budget and finance, human resources and multi-million dollar funding streams, consistently increasing revenues and containing operation costs. During his tenure, the department doubled in size.
He has also served in senior administration roles at the University of South Carolina’s School of Medicine, Scott & White Health, Emory Children’s Center and our own Department of Psychiatry.
Dunn’s hands-on leadership and team-oriented, consensus-building management style, coupled with his evidence-based, data-driven practices, have directly contributed to the success of the institutions where he’s worked and the numerous professional societies, boards and community non-profit organizations he’s served.
Dunn earned two master’s degrees from Canisius College: one in business administration and another in public administration. He is a UB alumnus who earned a bachelor’s degree in political science. Additionally, he is a graduate of Leadership Buffalo.