Veeraragahavan studies the structural mechanisms underlying cardiac conduction in health and disease at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute’s Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine in the laboratory of center director, Rob Gourdie.
Soon after graduation from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Lee Park will move on to the next phase of her education: specialized training to become a pediatrician as a resident at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.
The New York Times best-selling author and distinguished professor of neuroeconomics at Emory University will discuss his research on canine cognition at 5:30 p.m. on May 9 in a talk titled, “What It’s Like to Be a Dog: Using MRI to See How Dogs Think.”
The school has welcomed just seven classes, with the fourth set to graduate on May 6. But the school is about to hit another milestone: Some of its first alumni are about to finish residency and move into practice.
Renee LeClair is joining as chair of the Department of Biomedical Science and associate professor. Andrew Binks is joining as an associate professor and director of faculty development in the department.
It wasn’t just a lucky St. Patrick’s Day at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. The hard work of the school’s fourth class paid off with 100 percent of the Class of 2017 being matched in residency programs, continuing the trend set by the first three classes.
A decade ago, Jessica Nguyen would have never pictured herself as a medical student, let alone one receiving a letter of distinction for her research project that changed policy surrounding urinary catheter use. Nguyen will present her work at the VTCSOM Medical Student Research Symposium on March 24.
Musick became assistant dean for faculty development for the medical school in 2013, overseeing professional development opportunities for the school’s more than 500 teaching faculty. He succeeds Bruce Johnson.
With three graduating classes and a fourth set to finish in May, the medical school has earned a reputation as a competitive school, matching its graduates into top residency programs across the country. But internally it's also gained a reputation as a relationship matchmaker.
Two student organizations at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine have received the first #VTUnfinished grant from the Office of Inclusion and Diversity at Virginia Tech to host a series of diversity chats this spring.