Integrated Health Sciences and Research Program
About the Program
The Integrated Health Science and Research Program is an undergraduate opportunity for innovative, clinically relevant, biomedical science-related classes, and experiential learning for students interested in careers in health professions and clinical and translational research.
- Engage in in-depth, meaningful research experiences at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC.
- Work with world-class researchers investigating cancer, neuroscience, cardiovascular disease, metabolism and obesity, and addiction.
- Shadow clinical professionals in area hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
- Study on Virginia Tech's Health Sciences and Technology Campus minutes from downtown Roanoke.
- An academic program of the College of Science
Virginia Tech's Health Sciences and Technology Campus is home to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health Graduate Program, and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine's Animal Cancer Care and Research Center. The campus features state-of-the-art laboratories and care facilities, two libraries, and a gym, and is a host to dozens of lectures by internationally important visiting researchers every year.
The campus is connected to Blacksburg by the Smartway Express bus, free to Virginia Tech students. Abundant free parking is also available on site. A free trolley service links the campus to Roanoke's vibrant downtown.