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 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.

Living in Roanoke

Faculty, staff, and students on the Health Sciences and Technology campus enjoy an environment focused on student learning and growth with services provided to enrich the academic research experience.

Student Services Contacts

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    Leanna Blevins
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    Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Academic Affairs, Co-Director, Integrated Health Sciences Research Program, Affiliate Research Assistant Professor, Population Health Sciences



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. 



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.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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.

Events and Conferences


Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine