Dr. Alicia D.H. Monroe, an academic leader, educator, and physician, has served as provost and senior vice president for academic and faculty affairs and professor of family medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, since February 2014. She provides oversight and support to the College’s four schools—the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Allied Health Sciences, and the National School of Tropical Medicine. She also oversees faculty development, faculty affairs, the Center for Professionalism, Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, and the Center for Educational Outreach (K-12 Programs).
Dr. Monroe previously served as the chief academic officer and vice dean of educational affairs at University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine and a professor of family medicine. She is certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Brown University in 1973 and an MD from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1977.
Dr. Monroe currently serves on the board of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and she chairs the AAMC Advisory Committee on Advancing Holistic Review in recruitment, admissions, and student affairs. Her honors include the Diversity Leadership Award from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2013 and the Elise M. Coletta Leadership Award from the Alpert Medical School of Brown University in 2011.
She and her husband, Lloyd B. Monroe, Jr., are members of Windsor Village Methodist Church in Houston. They have three adult children, Justin, Megan, and Cara, and three grandchildren.