New Vice Presidents Join UHSP Leadership Team
The University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis community has welcomed two new vice presidents to its leadership team.
In December 2021, Michele Hoeft assumed duties as Vice President for Marketing, Athletics and Enrollment Management. And in March 2022, Pamela Xaverius, Ph.D., joined UHSP as its new Vice President for Research and Scholarly Activity.
MICHELE HOEFT, VICE PRESIDENT FOR MARKETING, ATHLETICS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
Hoeft leads marketing, enrollment management and athletics initiatives in collaboration with other leaders across campus to lift the University brand, increase enrollment and help create a positive experience for all students throughout the life of their student journey.
She brings a wealth of experience in marketing and communications including time serving as Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Allegro Senior Living and Fontbonne University. Her background also includes work as Director of Marketing and Communications, Community Outreach and Charitable Giving at BJC’s Christian Hospital, and as Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
PAMELA XAVERIUS, VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY
Xaverius is leading the development of UHSP’s research program, including strategy and policy, while supervising all research administration activities and functions.
Most recently serving as the Director of the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Education, Science and Practice at St. Louis University (SLU), Xaverius possesses a wealth of experience in operations management, strategic goal setting, employee management, advisory board oversight and management of faculty research affiliates and student scholars. In addition to her work as Director of the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health at SLU, Xaverius was the Director of SLU’s MCH concentration in the Master of Public Health program and chair of SLU’s Promotion and Tenure Committee.
Both Hoeft and Xaverius serve as members of the UHSP President’s Staff, which is comprised of the University’s deans, vice presidents and other faculty and staff representatives.
“I am honored to welcome Michele and Pam to our Eutectics Family,” said David D. Allen, RPh, Ph.D., president of UHSP. “Their leadership and guidance will play an essential role as the University works to achieve its vision of becoming a transformational leader in health sciences education and research.”