April 21, 2023 from 9:30am - 3:30pm


Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
4 Riverside Circle


Veronica van Montfrans: vanmonv@vtc.vt.edu 

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  • 9:30-9:45am Check-in & Refreshments (Riverside 4)
  • 9:45-10:00am Welcome & Overview of Day
  • 10:00-12:00pm Morning Sessions
    • What is Translational Science?
    • Careers in Health Sciences
    • Living in the Roanoke Valley
    • Applying to Grad School
    • Community College to Health Science Careers
  • 12:00-12:40pm Lunch
  • 12:45-1:30pm Exploration Session 1
  • 1:35-2:20pm Exploration Session 2
  • 2:25-3:10pm Exploration Session 3
  • 3:15pm Tours of RUC (Optional)

About the Sponsors

VT graduate school translational biology medicine and health

Translational Biology, Medicine & Health

A research-intensive interdisciplinary graduate program offering MS, PhD degrees. Through innovative interdisciplinary coursework & research, TBMH trains student scientists across the translational spectrum to take discoveries from lab bench to patient bedside to improve the health of populations everywhere.

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Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

VTCSOM provides an exceptional medical education via innovative curriculum. VTCSOM's primary objective is to produce physician thought leaders through an educational experience grounded in inquiry, research, & discovery. VTCSOM offers a four-year allopathic (MD) degree.

Radford University Carilion

Radford University Carilion

RUC provides a rigorous real-world learning experience to students at one of the most forward-thinking academic health centers in the nation. Aspiring healthcare professionals study in a variety of health science-focused undergraduate & graduate degree programs, learning from practicing clinicians, caring for patients, conducting research & exploring how to manage organizations.

Statement about accessibility and accommodation

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine is committed to creating an inclusive and accessible event. All virtual events will have automated captions. Recorded events will have edited captions available soon after the event. If you desire live captioning or a sign language interpreter, please contact the organizer two weeks before the event. 

For in-person events, the main VTCSOM building at Riverside 2 is wheelchair accessible from the elevators inside the parking garage. Blind or visually impaired users may need assistance finding the elevators under the building, or using the stairs in front of the building.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to attend an in-person event, please contact the organizer of the event. All reasonable accommodation requests should be made no less than 2 weeks before the event. We will attempt to fulfill requests made after this date but cannot guarantee they will be met.