During Johnson's tenure, four classes of students have graduated; each class has exceeded the national mean score on Step 1 and Step 2 licensing exams and has earned a 100 percent match rate to residency programs.
Diana Zychowski is the second Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine student to receive the Caroline Osborne Memorial Scholarship. Caroline was a member of the medical school’s charter class who succumbed to cancer before she was able to graduate.
The two-year program will allow medical school faculty to train students, physicians, nurses, and other health care providers at local family medicine and pediatric practices on proper preventive oral health examinations and fluoride application in the younger pediatric population.
Adam Goode was one of nine students at the school who were awarded named scholarships this year. Goode received the Daniel and Katina Carusillo VTC School of Medicine Scholarship, which is awarded annually to two deserving students at the medical school.
During the State of the University address, President Sands discussed campus growth, expansions in the National Capital Region and Roanoke, the Beyond Boundaries initiative, and efforts to make the university more inclusive.
The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s new Dean’s Council on Advancement is made up of volunteers who are tasked with advancing the stature of the school by providing guidance, assistance, advocacy, and philanthropic investment in support of the school’s strategic objectives.
WVTF and RADIO IQ are swapping a number of radio signals - and creating two separate services - expanding its capacity to serve as Virginia’s premiere multi-platform resource for news, information, and music.