Ice Cream Social
VCOM-Virginia employees got to enjoy an ice cream social on July 19. It was a fun way to take a break from the work day and enjoy each other’s company. The beautiful Blacksburg weather and Homestead Creamery ice cream was great, too!
VCOM–Virginia Faculty Promotions
VCOM is proud to announce the promotion of several of our faculty members. The following clinical faculty were recognized by the Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee and the VCOM Board of Directors for their exceptional academic and clinical work.
Dr. Megan Thomas promoted to Associate Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Dr. Del Bolin promoted to Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Discipline of Sports Medicine
Dr. Mark Rogers promoted to Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Discipline of Sports Medicine
Dr. Rizwan Ali promoted to Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neuro-Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Blaise Costa promoted to Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Dr. Teresa Kilgore promoted to Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
VCOM-Carolinas Faculty Attend American Society of Microbiology Spring Meeting
In March, VCOM-Carolinas biomedical faculty Randal Gregg, PhD, and Jillian Bradley, PhD, represented the College at the American Society of Microbiology’s South Carolina Spring Branch Meeting in Florence, SC. Drs. Gregg and Bradley presented their novel and innovative work to some of the leading scientists in the region, and were able to network with peers, learning about cutting-edge techniques in the field of microbiology.
VCOM-Virginia Student Wins Poster Competition
Kate Slaymaker, VCOM–Virginia Class of 2019, was the winner of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) Medical Outreach Poster competition at the 2017 ACOFP convention in Florida.
VCOM Alum Receives Service Award
Congratulations to Dr. Jeremy White, ’07 on receiving the Service Award for VCOM International and Appalachian Outreach. The award is presented to all VCOM alumni who serve as a preceptor for 3 international outreach trips. Dr. White is the first alumni to receive this award and has completed 19 international outreach trips as a student, resident and preceptor.
08/17/17On Saturday the VCOM Sports Medicine Club was able to raise $3,000 through their 8th annual Adventure Race at Claytor Lake State Park. About 75 people participated in or spectated the race that... Read More
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07/25/17The Summer Enrichment Experience (SEE) at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)-Virginia had a record number of applicants for its tenth summer, and participation continues to grow at... Read More
06/30/17Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)–Virginia is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 recipients of the VCOM Golden Apple Award in Teaching Excellence. The award is given to recognize... Read More
06/29/17Despite thunderstorms and a steady rain, members of the VCOM-Auburn class of 2019, along with faculty and staff, gathered on Thursday, June 15 for a “Boot the Second Years Celebration” at the Red... Read More
06/19/17A new study at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has found a connection between common household... Read More
06/12/17VCOM-Virginia’s Class of 2020 hosted a field day Thursday, June 8, 2017, showing that even medical students know how to put down their books and have some fun. The event started with a cookout and... Read More
05/19/17On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) - Carolinas will hold a Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2017, the third class to graduate from VCOM since the... Read More
05/9/17On Saturday, May 6, 2017, The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) – Virginia campus, graduated 189 new doctors of osteopathic medicine. The commencement ceremony was held in a packed... Read More