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!

Thursday, February 22 2018

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Thomas Kerkering, M.D., Carilion Clinic Chief of Infectious Disease, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here is (left to right) Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, Jefferson College Dean of the College Dr. Julie DeLoia and Dr. Kerkering in the President's Boardroom on campus.

Thursday, February 22 2018

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Ann Marie Klotz, Ed.D., Vice President for Student Affairs at Radford University, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here is (left to right) Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, Dr. Klotz and Jefferson College Dean of Student Affairs Scott Hill in the President's Boardroom on campus.

Thursday, January 25 2018

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, the Jefferson College of Health Sciences Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) held a social event at Hope Tree Family Services with their teen group. The students made a pancake supper for the teens. They also played board games, made stress balls, painted nails, and played positivity bingo with Jefferson logo'd t-shirts as a prize. The teens loved interacting with the students. Smiles and laughs filled the evening.

Thursday, January 25 2018

Early on Thursday, January 25, 2018, our students traveled through the Roanoke area with the Blue Ridge Continuum of Care for the Annual PIT Survey conducting an unsheltered count. The organization provides services to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

For more information, visit www.endhomelessnessueridge.org to learn how to get involved!

Wednesday, December 13 2017

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Hollins University President Dr. Pareena Lawrence to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here is (left to right) Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, Dr. Lawrence and Jefferson College Dean of the College Dr. Julie DeLoia in the President's Boardroom on campus.

Thursday, November 16 2017

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed new Roanoke City Manager Bob Cowell to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here is Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop  with Mr. Cowell (right) in the President's Boardroom on campus.

Monday, October 23 2017

Jefferson College of Health Sciences is proud to announce that the team that planned and implemented the "Senses and ScienceAbility: A Day of Immersion in Arts & Sciences Explorations" events in March 2017 was recognized with a Curiosity Values Award at the Carilion Clinic Shine Awards on October 23.

The Carilion Clinic Values Awards recognize individuals and teams who go above and beyond in their work each day.

Team members include JC Cook, Frank Dane, Robin Davies, Johanna Ferguson, Elliot Freeman, Chyrel Gregorieff, Sara Houser, Mark Lambert, Paula Prince, Stacy Pronko, Jay Rao, John Ratliff, Susan Tolliver, Courtney Watson, Erik Williams, and Doug Wright.

In addition, the group that planned the new Jefferson College of Health Sciences Student Orientation was recognized with an Honorable Mention Value Award.

Great job, everyone!

 

Saturday, October 07 2017

Nurse Practitioner students Laura Mays and Sarah Whalen provided women's healthcare to patients at the Remote Area Medical Clinic (RAMUSA.org) in Grundy, VA on Oct 7, 2017. They were accompanied by NP faculty, Dr. Judy Branscom Jenks in her continuing community outreach endeavors in rural Appalachia.

The students arrived at 6 a.m. to a clinic already full of patients who had spent the night in the parking lot and then lined up at 4 a.m. for a chance to receive medical care. The RAM provided over $116,000 in services to 702 patients at the clinic. The Nurse Practitioner students gained valuable medical experience and insight into the health needs of the rural population.

Thursday, September 14 2017

For their first Fall 2017 outing, Jefferson College's American Medial Student Association (AMSA) members hiked Mcafee's Knob.

AMSA is open to all Jefferson College students. AMSA members participate in community service projects, as well as group outings. Depending on the needs of members, we bring in speakers to talk about GRE testing, MCAT (and equivalent) testing, and other speakers to talk about a range of additional topics.

If interested in becoming a AMSA member, please contact Michael Harris, AMSA president, at mwharris1@carilionclinic.org.

Thursday, August 31 2017

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Kelly Johnson, an Outreach Representative from Senator Mark Warner's Office, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here is Kelly Johnson with Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop in the third floor lobby of campus.

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