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Kimberly M Jacobs, M.H.A.

Kimberly M Jacobs, M.H.A.

Financial data analyst

Executive associate dean's office
Wood Memorial Building
521 North 11th Street
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 628-9311
Email: kjacobs@vcu.edu


  • M.H.A. in Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • M.S.W. in Social Work, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • B.S.W. in Social Work & Psychology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA


  • Budget development
  • Scorecard development

Professional affiliations

  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American Dental Educators Association
Ms. Kim Jacobs began her role as the financial data analyst for VCU Dental Care in June 2014. In her position, Ms. Jacobs develops and monitors benchmarks and budgets for all clinical practices. She provides each practice with monthly analysis and recommendations for improvement.

For ten years prior to joining VCU Dental Care, Ms. Jacobs worked for VCUHS as the finance director for Perioperative Surgical Services. Her responsibilities included charge development, charge capture, budgeting, benchmarking, and financial analysis for all of the areas involved in providing care to patients undergoing surgery (from the preoperative clinic all the way through the postoperative recovery phase). Ms. Jacobs’ professional career also includes working for HCA overseeing physician practices, both specialty and primary care. The combination of her operating room knowledge as well as her physician practice experience provides an excellent framework for budgeting and benchmarking for dental clinics.

Ms. Jacobs was born and raised in a suburb of Richmond. Her educational background includes an undergraduate degree from James Madison University in social work and psychology as well as an MSW from the University of Kentucky. Her master’s degree in health administration is from Virginia Commonwealth University.