Snapshot

Welcome to the JCHS Snapshot webpage! Jefferson College of Health Sciences is really hopping these days and we want to give you a glimpse into everyday life on our campus. From student activities to hosting VIPs from our community, there’s always something going on at JCHS!

This page will feature snapshots of students, faculty and staff, as well as guests, in our new spaces at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital and in our surrounding community.

We hope you enjoy these shots and will visit this page often to see new photos!

Monday, November 21 2016

On Monday, November 21, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Roanoke City Fire Department personnel from our first, second and third response stations for a facility tour. This is part of an initiative to provide first responders with hands-on knowledge of our facility. These facility tours will continue several times a year and include members of Carilion Clinic and Roanoke City Police Departments.

The first responders pose here in the Jefferson College Administrative Suite with President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop.

Monday, November 14 2016

On Monday, November 14, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Kathleen C. Duncan, Principal of the Roanoke Technical Education Center and Roanoke City Public Schools CTE Director, and Archie L. Freeman, III, Principal of William Fleming High School to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here, from left to right are Jefferson College of Health Sciences Sponsored Projects Coordinator Amanda Ellinger; Jefferson College Chair of the Nursing Department Dr. Ava Porter; Archie L. Freeman, III; Kathleen C. Duncan; and Jefferson College President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop in the President's Board Room on campus.

Monday, November 07 2016

On Monday, November 7, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Mr. Paul Hudgins to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. Mr. Hudgins is a new Senior Vice President in Human Resources for Carilion Clinic.

Pictured here, from left to right are Jefferson College of Health Sciences Dean for Institutional Effectiveness Dr. Glen Mayhew; Dean for Student Affairs Mr. Scott Hill; Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones; Paul Hudgins; President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop; Dean for Administrative Services Ms. Anna Millirons; and Director of Development Mr. Erik Williams in the President's Board Room on campus.

Friday, November 04 2016

On Friday, November 4, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Dr. Ellen Plummer and Dr. Jack Finney to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. Dr. Plummer is the Associate Vice Provost for Academic Administration at Virginia Tech and Dr. Finney is the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs.

Pictured here, from left to right are Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop; Dr. Plummer and Dr. Finney in the President's Board Room on campus.

Friday, October 28 2016

On Friday, October 28, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Roanoke Mayor Sherman P Lea, Sr. and Roanoke City Council Member John A. Galrland to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here, from left to right are Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop; Mayor Lea; Councilman Garland; Jefferson College Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones; and Jefferson College Director of Development Erik Williams.

Tuesday, October 25 2016

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed members of Carilion Clinic's Legal Services Team to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here, from left to right are Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop; Beverly Binner, Carilion Clinic Associate General Council; Jennnifer Munsey, Carilion Clinic Associate General Council; Nicholas Conte, Carilion Clinic Senior Vice President and General Counsel; and Roy Gilbert, Carilion Clinic Associate General Council.

Saturday, October 22 2016

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, the Jefferson College of Health Sciences Team braved the chilly autumn elements to participate in the 2016 American Heart Association Heart Walk in Roanoke.

Pictured above, left to right, are PTA students Ethan Tordoff and Jake McKay; Team Captain and Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones; Veterans Student Affairs Coordinator Grover Craft; and Coordinator of the Learning and Writing Center Sarah Cox.

Great job, everyone!

Saturday, October 15 2016

Dr. Rhoada Murray, Director of the Master of Science in Nursing:  Family Nurse Practitioner Program, and some of her students, along with  Dr. Judy Branscom, spent Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 in Clintwood,  VA participating in a kidney screening health fair for the National  Kidney Foundation. Clintwood is in Dickenson County, one of the counties  considered "distressed" by the Appalachian Regional Commission.

The FNP students will be volunteering again with the National Kidney  Foundation in January 2017 in Roanoke and will be volunteering on the  Health Wagon down in Wise County, VA in April 2017.

We would like to recognize the outstanding work Rhoda and her students are doing to improve the health of our communities!

Friday, October 07 2016

On Friday, October 7, 2016, in recognition of National PA Day, the Jefferson College of Health Sciences PA Student Society presented a $500 check to Roanoke's Total Action for Progress (TAP).

Our Physician Assistant students raised the funds throughout the year by organizing a number of fundraisers, including selling Christmas ornaments, designing and selling class sweatshirts and T-shirts, participating in "Kroger Cares," volunteering at Park in Elmwood, hosting a "Jean Friday" where students are able to wear jeans on Friday if they make a small donation established by the class and hosting a fundraiser at Chipotle.

Wednesday, October 05 2016

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Gustavo Pinto, M.D., infectious disease physician and researcher from Florianópolis, Brazil, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. Dr. Gustavo had given a lecture at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine the evening before on his experience with the health system in Brazil and being on the front lines of the recent Zika virus outbreak in the country. He also spoke about international medical exchange opportunities.

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