On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, Jefferson College of Health Sciences hosted our annual Convocation Ceremony at St. John's Episcopal Church in downtown Roanoke, just across the street from our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.
More About Our 2014 Convocation Ceremony Guest Speaker Dr. Randy Krantz
Randy Krantz, J.D. has an Associate’s Degree in Professional Nursing from Virginia Western Community College; a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Service from Lynchburg College; a Master of Arts Degree in Religion from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary (summa cum laude); and, a Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond T. C. Williams School of Law.
Dr. Krantz’s career began as a critical care nurse and later as Assistant Professor/Director of the Paramedic Program at the College of Health Sciences. He entered law school in 1987 at the University of Richmond, graduating in 1990. After private practice, he became an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in 1992 and was elected Bedford’s Commonwealth’s Attorney in 1995 where he still serves. As Commonwealth’s Attorney, he developed the Bedford County Violent Crime Response Team. He is also legal advisor to the Bedford Forensic Nurse Program and the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Dr. Krantz also served as a Captain in the Virginia Army National Guard Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps in the position of Chief of Criminal Law for the 29th Infantry Division.
Dr. Krantz teaches a variety of med-legal, leadership and ethics continuing education courses and at the undergraduate and graduate levels.