Learman currently serves as the senior associate dean for academic affairs and the senior associate dean for graduate medical education at the Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. He will begin his new role on July 1.
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students will try to win back their title against a team of Carilion Clinic residents, attending physicians, and Jefferson College of Health Sciences students in the seventh annual Docs for Morgan basketball challenge.
Martha Farah, a scientist at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss "Socioeconomic Status and Brain Development: From Science to Policy" on Jan. 24 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC. The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Each evening of the Mini Medical School will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and include both talks and interactive activities. The series will conclude with a celebration and the awarding of certificates. Spaces are limited.
David O’Neil’s quest for the big picture has served him well. The second-year student at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine finds that his meticulous study habits often help bring to light new ways of thinking about problems.
Collaborative teams of Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic investigators are exploring the consequences of destructive health behavior in people struggling with poor adherence to breast cancer treatment regimes, opioid dependence, and cardiovascular disease.
In keeping with its mission to deliver an integrated medical education experience for students, the Department of Basic Science Education at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine recently recruited five new faculty members with a variety of academic expertise.
John Unkel will give a lecture examining how the medical and dental professions have evolved in the past 100 years. The lecture will be held at 6 p.m. on Jan. 9 at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.
Researchers have developed a process to chemically attach nanoparticles of anti-cancer drugs onto attenuated bacteria cells, which they have shown to be more effective than the passive delivery of injections at reaching cancer sites.
Nearly two years after the creation of the VTC Innovation Fund, the Virginia Tech Foundation and Carilion Clinic have again partnered to create the VTC Seed Fund, a $7 million venture capital fund, to facilitate additional pathways for innovative products and technologies to be commercialized.
In her role as an assistant professor in VTCSOM's Department of Basic Science Education, the three-time Hokie, veterinary pathologist, and researcher will teach medical students as well as conduct translational research in inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer.
The event will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at the medical school, located at 2 Riverside Circle in Roanoke. It will also serve as Johnson’s public retirement party. All are invited to stop by and wish her well.
New research published in Nature Communications, led by Read Montague, of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, suggests that participants who received educational interventions in early childhood show positive effects on social decision-making more than four decades later.
Jean Sabile will study the behavior of colorectal cancer stem cells in Samy Lamouille’s lab at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute to determine how a malignancy develops, as well as how these cells communicate with each other and their environment.
The new degree program complements other undergraduate majors currently offered at Virginia Tech and gives students the opportunity to major or minor in public health and the flexibility to complete coursework that brings a health focus to their career interests.
The 2018 Within Reach 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.