B. Ellen Byrne, D.D.S., Ph.D., joined the MCV Foundation board in 2015.
Ellen is the senior associate dean/academic dean and a professor of endodontics in the VCU School of Dentistry. She has served as chair of the Continuing Education Committee for the Virginia Dental Association, is a past member of the Research and Scientist Affairs Committee for the American Association of Endodontics, and is a past member of and current consultant to the ADA’s Council of Scientific Affairs.
The president-elect of the MCV Alumni Association, Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy, a doctorate in dental surgery and a doctorate in pharmacology and toxicology, all from VCU.
She and her husband Mel Fitzgerald live in Midlothian.