List of Virginia Commonwealth University alumni
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- Hunter "Patch" Adams, M.D. – founder of the Gesundheit! Institute and subject of the movie Patch Adams
- Baruj Benacerraf, M.D. – winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Medicine
- Saul Krugman, M.D. – medical researcher who discovered a vaccine against hepatitis B
- Arpad Vass – research scientist, forensic anthropologist and professor
- David Baldacci – author, best known for his novel Absolute Power (1996)
- Terrell Brown – CBS News correspondent
- Caressa Cameron – 2010 Miss America
- Stephen Furst – actor and director, known as "Flounder" in the National Lampoon classic Animal House (1978) as well as TV series St. Elsewhere and Babylon 5
- Zachary Knighton – actor, ABC series Happy Endings
- Robert Lanham – author, best known for his book The Hipster Handbook (2003)
- Debbie Matenopoulos – TV host, known for co-hosting ABC's The View, The Daily 10, and TV Guide Channel's The Screening Room
- Wiley Miller – cartoonist and author of the comic strip Non Sequitur
- Lisa L. Opie – beauty pageant titleholder, actress, model, and swimsuit designer
- Christopher Poole, aka moot – founder of 4chan
- Kevin Powers – novelist and poet, known for The Yellow Birds (2013), a finalist for the National Book Award
- Tom Robbins – author, best known for his novel Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1976)
- Robb Spewak – producer and radio personality for The Don and Mike Show and The Mike O'Meara Show
- Mamé Adjei – runner up of America's Next Top Model cycle 22
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- Yann Bonato – former European professional basketball player; former French National Team member; member of France's silver medal-winning men's basketball team at the 2000 Sydney Olympics; played one season (1990–91) at VCU
- Andrew Dykstra – MLS goalkeeper for D.C. United; has also played with the Chicago Fire in MLS
- Sherman Hamilton – former member of Canadian National Men's Basketball Team; participated in 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia; currently a TV analyst for the Toronto Raptors
- Gerald Henderson – played for the Boston Celtics, Detroit Pistons, Seattle SuperSonics, and San Antonio Spurs, winning four NBA championships
- Quanitra Hollingsworth – center for the Washington Mystics of the WNBA; member of Turkey's 2012 Olympic women's basketball team
- Brandon Inge – MLB infielder, currently with the Pittsburgh Pirates; formerly played for the Oakland Athletics and Detroit Tigers
- Sean Marshall – relief pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds
- Eric Maynor – played for the Washington Wizards and Philadelphia 76ers currently a free agent NBA
- Cla Meredith – former MLB relief pitcher; played for the Boston Red Sox, San Diego Padres and Baltimore Orioles
- Hayley Moorwood – member of New Zealand women's Olympic Soccer Team in Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012
- Dominic Oduro – current forward for the Columbus Crew in MLS
- John Rollins – professional golfer and PGA pro
- Larry Sanders – drafted #15 overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2010 NBA Draft
- Gonzalo Segares – current defender for Apollon Limassol in Cyprus; former defender for the Chicago Fire in MLS
- Scott Sizemore – infielder for the Oakland Athletics
- Troy Daniels – current shooting guard for the Charlotte Hornets
- Sam Beam – singer/songwriter known as Iron and Wine
- Andrea Detwiler – 2006 Daytime Emmy winner
- Anhayla – singer-songwriter, guitarist
- Daryl Cobb – author, national children's educational presenter
- Tara Donovan – artist
- Teresita Fernández – artist
- GWAR – several founding members of the band
- Jason Butler Harner – Broadway, television, and film actor; performed in original production of Coast of Utopia; was in Clint Eastwood's Oscar-nominated film Changeling
- Donwan Harrell – founder of New York-based urban clothing company Akademiks
- Eric Stanley – violinist, composer
- Sterling Hundley – artist
- Boris Kodjoe – actor, model
- Lamb of God – several founding members of the band
- Stefan Lessard – bassist for Dave Matthews Band
- Philip B. Meggs – historian of design
- Jay Pharoah – comedian and Saturday Night Live cast member
- Carol Sutton – painter and sculptor, class of 1967
- Robbin Thompson – singer-songwriter
- Steve West – drummer of the indie rock band Pavement and front man for Marble Valley
- Mike Wieringo – comic book artist for Marvel and DC comics; co-creator of Image Comics series Tellos
- Will Toledo, frontman of the band Car Seat Headrest, attended VCU for one semester
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- Watkins Abbitt, Jr., member of the Virginia House of Delegates
- Nancy McFalane, mayor of Raleigh, North Carolina (2011–present)
- Rob Wittman – Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Virginia's 1st congressional district
- S. Dallas Dance, superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools
- Mirta Martin (Ph.D. 1996), ninth president of Fort Hays State University
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- Kevin Powers
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- "Cla Meredith Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 10, 2012.
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