Health Sciences and Technology Campus
Living and Learning in Health Sciences
Virginia Tech's Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke, Virginia, is home to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health Graduate Program, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine's Animal Cancer Care and Research Center, and more. Graduate, undergraduate, and medical students, as well as postdoctoral fellows live and learn on the Riverside campus, with services and resources specifically for their needs.
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Students working and learning on Virginia Tech's Health Sciences and Technology campus in Roanoke have access to a full range of student health and wellness services, including general healthcare, urgent care, emotional wellness, as well as other support, all nearby, and with transportation to available in some cases.
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From the Graduate School, links and information on support and services to connect with fellow students, faculty members, and staff and the rest of the Virginia Tech community.
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See the schedule for Virginia Tech personnel providing office hours for students located in the Student Services Office on 2nd floor of 1 Riverside.
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Check out what's happening this month to provide physical and mental wellness opportunities for students on the Health Sciences and Technology Campus.
Student Services Contacts
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Assistant Vice President for Health Sciences Education and Student Affairs
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Health Sciences & Technology Program Coordinator
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Health Sciences & Technology Program Coordinator
The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC offers a diverse array of research facilities and instrumentation, including large- and small-bore MRIs and CTs, focused ultrasound, multiple electron and confocal microscopes, ABSL3 laboratory, tissue processing, metabolic kitchen, whole room calorimeters, and 3D and bioprinting. Most services are available to researchers from Virginia Tech and other institutions.
Learning opportunities, including internships and summer learning experiences, are available for high school students, undergraduates, postdoctoral researchers, and others on the Health Sciences and Technology Campus.
In addition, many graduate students who train with us are enrolled in Virginia Tech doctoral degree programs offered through other departments, including, but not limited to:
- Biological Sciences
- Biomedical Engineering
- Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
- Genetics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
- Human Development
- Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
- Molecular and Cellular Biology
- Public Health
- Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health
The library includes several collaborative spaces for biomedical researchers, a 3D printing studio, a data visualization studio, and access to information services and online collections. The library provides workshops, consultations, and other support services to assist with teaching, learning, and research.
Location: Room G111, 4 Riverside Circle
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The library's mostly digital collection contains authoritative medical textbooks and electronic resources, including AccessMedicine, AccessEmergency Medicine, DynaMed, and Pediatric Care Online. The library also has a range of technology and equipment available for borrowing.
Location: First floor, 2 Riverside Circle
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Virginia Tech and the office of the Vice President for Health Sciences and Technology are committed fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. Each of our entities pursues this goal of welcoming all into a just and safe place in which to work and learn. Learn more about initiatives and events in each.
Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
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March 31, 2023, 1 p.m. | Terrance Kummer, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis | Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series
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June 20, 2023 | 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC | 2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, Virginia
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
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