Victoria F. Norwood, MD, Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Department of Pediatrics
Norwood has broad research experience in basic developmental nephrology (kidney function and care) and directs the clinical research activities of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at UVA. She is involved in initiatives related to the training, certification, and maintenance of certification for pediatric sub-specialists and training programs.
Norwood has multiple roles within the Children’s Hospital, School of Medicine and national organizations:
- Directs clinical research activities of UVA’s Division of Pediatric Nephrology
- Program director of UVA’s pediatric nephrology fellowship training program
- Robert J. Roberts Professor of Pediatrics at UVA
- Chief of Pediatric Nephrology at UVA
- President of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
- Chair of the John E. Lewy Foundation for Children’s Health Board of Directors
- Member of the Pediatric Residency Review Committee for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
- Founding member of the Council of Pediatric Subspecialists and served as chair from 2007 to 2010
- Active member of a number of committees of the American Board of Pediatrics.
Norwood received her undergraduate degree in chemistry and molecular biology from Vanderbilt University and her medical degree from Tulane University in New Orleans. After residency, chief residency and clinical fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Tulane, she completed her fellowship training in nephrology at UVA.