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!

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.

Saturday, September 17 2016
On Saturday, September 17th, the several members of Jefferson College faculty and staff participated in the annual 5K Marine Mud Run.  Our Veteran's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) program sponsored the event.  Thanks to James Miller, Kimberly Whiter, Lauren Miley, Kelly McDow, and Lisa Graves for their participation!
Friday, September 16 2016

On Friday, September 16, 2016, Jefferson College of Health Science Financial Aid Director Debra Johnson received a special thank you from one of our veteran education benefits students. She was surprised to find a candy bouquet and thank you card for the assistance she provided for the student. Debra always goes above and beyond for all of our students and we want to thank her for the dedication and hard work she displays every day for everyone at Jefferson. Great job, Debra!

Friday, September 09 2016

On Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, Simeon, Taylor and Declan Hortsmann paid a visit to the office of Jefferson College President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop. Taylor is a current Nursing student at Jefferson College.

Friday, September 09 2016

On Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, Jefferson College Administration and leadership hosted a cookout for members of the Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital Environmental Services team. We would like to thank these dedicated folks for everything they do to keep our campus in tip-top shape every day!

Wednesday, August 31 2016

Jefferson College has new banners displaying the four degree levels we now offer—Doctoral, Masters, Bachelors and Associate. This is a snapshot of the banners, displayed in the third floor lobby at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the Jefferson College campus. They will be used at official ceremonies throughout the year like Commencement!

Wednesday, August 24 2016

The Jefferson College of Health Sciences Medical Laboratory Science Class of 2018 posing in their lab on the sixth floor of the Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the Jefferson College campus in Roanoke.