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 18 2016

The 2016 graduating class of the Jefferson College of Health Sciences Physical Therapist Assistant program. They had just finished a case-study activity with the Radford University PT students as part of our continued relationship with that program.

Friday, February 05 2016

The Physician Assistant Class of 2017 "Goes Red" for women with heart disease on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016! Keeping hearts beating happier and healthier for longer.

Thursday, January 28 2016

On Thursday, January 28, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Jack Avis, Owner of Avis Construction, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (left to right) Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Jack Avis; and Erik Williams, Jefferson College Director of Development.

Wednesday, January 20 2016

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed students from our sister city of Wonju, South Korea, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are the students with Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College (back row, fourth from right); and Erik Williams, Jefferson College Director of Development (back row, far right).

   

   

Tuesday, January 19 2016

Jefferson College of Health Sciences Physician Assistant (PA) students and staff joined members of the General Assembly, who were in session in Richmond, Virginia, to lobby about scope of practice laws for PAs and laws to improve access to care in Virginia. The students discussed house and senate bills and talked to both senators and delegates about the legislation, which will be debated later this session. These are a few of our PA students with healthcare professionals and lawmakers during the visit.

    

Thursday, January 14 2016

On Thursday, January 14, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Mitch Davis, Administrator of Carrington Place - Botetourt, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (left to right), Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Mitch Davis; Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, Jefferson College Dean for Academic Affairs; and Erik Williams, Jefferson College Director of Development.

Thursday, January 07 2016

On Thursday, January 7, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Dr. Hal Cragun, Dr. Dane McBride, Dr. Reed N. Wilcox and Dr. Roger Johnson from Southern Virginia University to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured above in the Jefferson College Boardroom are (left to right), Dr. Cragun, retired Program Director of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Carilion Clinic; Dr. McBride, Southern Virginia University Chairman of the Board; Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Dr. Wilcox, President of Southern Virginia University; and Dr. Johnson, Assistant Professor of Biology at Southern Virginia University.

Friday, October 30 2015

Jefferson College is pleased to announce that the Medical Laboratory Science Program has been awarded continued accreditation until April 2019 by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science.

Pictured above are Ms. Laura Link, MS, MLS (ASCP)CM, MLS Program Director and Assistant Professor, with Dr. Ava Porter, DNP, RN, CNE, Nursing Department Chair and Professor. 

Saturday, October 17 2015

Jefferson College of Health Sciences would like to recognize Ave Mitta, Program Director of and Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA); Karen Layman, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Instructor in OTA;  and Leah Sowers, Instructor in OTA; who were awarded the OT/OTA Partnership Award during the Virginia Occupational Therapy Association (VOTA) annual meeting the weekend of October 17-18, 2015.

The OTA/OT Partnership Award is designed to recognize an OTA and an OT who have worked closely together to make a significant contribution to the profession of occupational therapy in areas such as research, education, and/or professional practice.

Congratulations to all and great work!

Monday, October 05 2015

On October 5, 2015, Jefferson College of Health Sciences Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors Ellen Wade was honored with the Volunteer Service Service Award by DePaul Community Resources at its 13th Annual Women of Achievement luncheon.

Pictured here, from left to right are: Dorothy Hall, Jefferson College Administrative Secretary to the President; Anna Millirons, Jefferson College Dean for Administrative Services; Dr. Nathaniel l. Bishop, President of Jefferson College; Ellen Wade; Lori Viar, Jefferson College Board of Directors member; Joy Sylvester-Johnson, Jefferson College Board of Directors member; Erik Williams, Jefferson College Director of Development; and Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones, Jefferson College Dean for Academic Affairs.

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