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Susie R. Goolsby, D.D.S., M.S.H.A.

Susie R. Goolsby, D.D.S., M.S.H.A.

Assistant professor and director of student recruitment

General Practice
Lyons Dental Building
520 North 12th Street
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 828-9196
Fax: (804) 828-5288
Email: srgoolsby@vcu.edu


  • M.S. in Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013
  • A.E.G.D., Howard University, 1994
  • D.D.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1993
Dr. Susie Parker Goolsby earned her D.D.S. degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. After she completed a one year A.E.G.D. residency at Howard University College of Dentistry, she relocated to Louisiana. Dr. Goolsby worked for the non-profit corporation, the New Orleans Health Corporation, in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans for a number of years before opening a solo practice in rural Thibodaux, Louisiana. Dr. Goolsby returned to Virginia to pursue a career in academics.

She completed a Master’s of Science in Health Administration from the VCU Department of Health Administration in 2013.


Research interests

  • Caries Risk Management systems
  • Caries risk management cost efficiency
  • Motivational Interviewing