Domenic A. Sica, M.D. is the head of the Section of Clinical Pharmacology and Hypertension at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.
Dr. Sica has published extensively in the area(s) of hypertension, renal disease, and drug pharmacokinetics with over 500 abstracts, publications and chapters to his credit. Dr. Sica's research areas of interest include the pharmacotherapy of hypertension, cardiovascular risk factors in adolescent African-Americans, the pharmacokinetics of drugs in renal failure, as well as the role of the renin-angiotensin axis in disease state presentation and/or progression. Dr. Sica has been extensively involved in a service and leadership capacity with a number of the nephrology, clinical pharmacology, and hypertension organizations. Dr. Sica has several times been awarded the Best Teaching Attending award by the medicine housestaff and/or the medical student classes at the Medical College of Virginia.
In addition, he has received a number of awards in the City of Richmond for his commitment to the community and his involvement with youth. Dr. Sica established the Ram Slam Scholarship Program and the Single Mother’s Scholarship Program through which he gives back to the community by assisting those who desire to continue their education, but may need assistance in order to reach their goals.