VTCSOM's Richard Vari wins prestigious national award for medical student education
Richard C. Vari, senior dean for academic affairs at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, won the Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award. The prestigious award provides national recognition to faculty members who have distinguished themselves in medical student education. Each LCME-accredited medical school in the United States and Canada may nominate only one faculty member each year for the honor.
Within Reach program to provide insight on variety of health care careers
During the Nov. 20 Within Reach program, representatives from Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Virginia Western Community College, and Virginia Tech's translational biology, medicine, and health graduate program will discuss a range of health care careers and offer tips on preparing for these training programs.
Governor, Virginia Tech Carilion officials break ground on VTC Biomedical Research Expansion
Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea (from left), Virginia Tech President Tim Sands, Vice President for Health Sciences and Technology Michael Friedlander, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Carilion Clinic President and CEO Nancy Agee, and Carilion Clinic Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Patrice M. Weiss break ground to officially announce construction on the VTC Biomedical Research Expansion.
Medical student explores alternative approaches to opioid addiction treatment during public health emergency abroad
A year ago, Andrew Gaddis, a third-year student at the [Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine](https://medicine.vtc.vt.edu), embarked on a Fulbright research grant to learn more about supervised injection sites and other alternative strategies used to fight opioid abuse that aren’t currently supported here in the United States. Gaddis is the first student from the medical school to receive a Fulbright grant.
Kimberly Dunsmore joins Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine as chair of pediatrics
A nationally recognized expert in pediatric hematology and oncology has joined the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine as chair of pediatrics. Kimberly Dunsmore comes to the school from the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital.
From the Dean
Dean Cynda Johnson welcomes students and talks about how a medical school is started.
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