Virginia Cooperative Extension's Bodies and Bites program brings medical students from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and health professions students from Radford University Carilion to the West End Center to teach the children there about how their bodies work and what kind of foods they should be putting into them.
The game supports the Morgan Dana Harrington Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. The matchup takes place Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry High School gymnasium located at 2120 Grandin Road. Admission to the event is free, but donations to the scholarship fund will be accepted.
The discussion, titled, “The Multidisciplinary Approach for Patients with Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate,” will examine diagnosis, treatment, and management of these two facial deformities with particular emphasis on the integrated treatment model used in the Carilion program.
At the Center for Simulation, Research, and Patient Safety (SIM Center) in Roanoke, students from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine are using data-driven research to help find ways of delivering safe, efficient, quality medical care.
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s next Mini Medical School will be an interactive odyssey into how we, as humans, observe. The series, titled, “The Art of Observation: From Gallery to Clinic,” is presented in partnership with the Taubman Museum of Art.
Gibson is responsible for developing and nurturing partnerships between Virginia Tech scientists and companies seeking to introduce cutting-edge health science discoveries from the lab to the marketplace.
The study will be carried out by a team of researchers led by Warren Bickel, a professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, the Virginia Tech Carilion Behavioral Health Research Professor, and a professor of psychology in the College of Science at Virginia Tech.
As the holiday season approaches, we are reminded of the importance of giving back, even if it is in small ways. One way to give back is to donate to a charity that helps make someone else’s holidays great through the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign.
John Halamka, chief information officer for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will discuss how technological innovations are revolutionizing health care worldwide on Dec. 12 at a free public lecture in Roanoke.
Ophira Ginsburg, medical oncologist and executive director of the High-Risk Cancer Genetics Program at New York University’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, will discuss how social inequalities negatively impact cancer survival rates on Dec. 5 in Roanoke.
The 2019 Within Reach program at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine will offer information on a variety of health care professions along with details on how to proceed on a focused health care career track.