A member of the Virginia Tech community since 2008, Johnson’s approach to medical education was informed by many successful years of providing patient care in family medicine and maternal and child health.
Universities led by Virginia Tech will unite scientists, a range of health-care and service providers, and communities, including individuals in recovery, to confront the opioid problem, directly in the epicenter of the epidemic.
All 37 members of the class contributed to their class gift, which raised funds for the Founding Dean Cynda Ann Johnson Vision Fund. The fund will provide resources to continue evolving the school’s innovative curriculum and entrepreneurial program that Johnson pioneered for Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.
Hosted by volunteers from the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, 274 students will present their projects on April 6 at the Berglund Special Events Center in Roanoke.
Called I-ACQUIRE, the Phase III clinic trial will examine the effectiveness of a pediatric therapy to increase upper extremity skills, gross motor development, and cognition in 240 children nationwide who experienced strokes when they were under 4 weeks old.
The University Libraries will host the VT Authors Recognition Event from 5 - 7 p.m. March 21 in the fourth floor, Newman Library. This 14th annual event will honor Virginia Tech authors from colleges, programs, and offices across the university.
Experts will share insights and extraordinary facts during the series of community lectures and hands-on activities from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, through Thursday, March 14, at 2 Riverside Circle in Roanoke.
DeLuca, a developmental psychologist who also holds faculty appointments in the VTCSOM and the Virginia Tech College of Science, has been a Fralin Biomedical Research Institute faculty member for six years. She develops neurorehabilitation treatment techniques for both children and adults.
W. Kimryn Rathmell, a professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University, will talk about the latest research to understand cancer during the Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28. The public is invited.
Sachs will give his presentation "Achieving Sustainable Development in the United States and throughout the World" at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at 2 Riverside Circle in Roanoke. The event will be free and open to the public.