During the two-day meeting, board members will receive updates, reports, or presentations on the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, the Innovation Campus, the Apex Center for Entrepreneurs, and other priorities.
Brandon Temel has now completed six blocks of study at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, keeping his focus forward on his dreams to become a doctor, while remembering what he overcame to get here.
While many medical schools have their white coat ceremonies within the first week of studies, the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine delays its ceremony until students complete their first block of study.
Given her background as one of the few students with a farm upbringing, the now third-year student at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine has earned a loving nickname from her classmates, “Moo-randa.”
Over the past eight years, the school has made deliberate strides in increasing its diversity. Nearly half of enrolled students are of an ethnic or racial minority, and 9 percent of the most recently entered class belong to groups that are underrepresented in medicine. In addition, nearly 25 percent are considered low income, and 16 percent are the first in their family to attend college.
Kristofer Rau, assistant professor of basic science education at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, uses data to more effectively teach medical students neuroscience, while also allowing them to hone their interpersonal skills by teaching complex subjects to children.
Boundless Impact: The Campaign for Virginia Tech has a goal to raise $1.5 billion to fuel excellence across all university programs and drive forward major strategic priorities. A second goal is to engage 100,000 alumni in meaningful ways over the course of the campaign.
On Oct. 9, the Carilion Clinic Police received a report of a stalking incident that occurred on Sept. 27 and Oct. 9 respectively in the area of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech Carilion.
Bishop will serve as the senior associate dean for diversity, inclusion, and student vitality. In this new role, he will collaborate with the school’s current teams to focus on recruiting and retaining diverse students, staff, and faculty
Kathleen Fitzpatrick, author of "Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University" and director of digital humanities at Michigan State University, will visit multiple Virginia Tech locations Oct. 8-10.
The Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) partnership between Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia, Carilion Clinic, and Inova Health System is now accepting applications for its 12-month Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program grants.
Virginia Tech President Tim Sands and Carilion Clinic’s President and Chief Executive Officer Nancy Howell Agee set the tone for the meeting by portraying how both organizations have invested significantly throughout the region and across the commonwealth.
Described as “painted journalism,” the exhibits will include extraordinary works from her travels in the name of hope and healing to Africa and South Asia as well as her efforts as vice president of the national nonprofit Help Save the Next Girl.
A Nobel prize winner and two National Institutes of Health leaders are among internationally known speakers programmed for the new season of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series in Roanoke.