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.
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
05/2/17On April 26, 2017, medical students, faculty and administration from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) attended the opening of the Oscar de la Renta Pediatric Care Center in the... Read More
02/17/17VCOM-Auburn second-year student Devin Murphy and VCOM-Virginia third-year student Rayan Sarfaraz assist a patient at the temporary clinic in Bavaro, Dominican Republic.VCOM-Auburn second-year... Read More
11/1/16The American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP) student organization at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) – Carolinas campus hosted its fifth annual Pediatric Wellness... Read More
08/2/16In mid-July, approximately 50 high school students attended the Summer Enrichment Experience (SEE) Program at VCOM-Carolinas in Spartanburg. This five-day camp hosts high school boys in week one and... Read More
07/27/16Each summer the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)–Virginia welcomes high school students to its campus who have a desire to explore medical education through the Summer Enrichment... Read More
07/27/16On July 27, 2016, volunteers for the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)–Virginia, including 35 students, prepare two large containers to be sent to the Oscar de la Renta Verón... Read More
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03/11/16Vanessa Hortian, Class of 2018, recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service Physicians Advisory Committee.Vanessa Hortian, Class of 2018, recipient of... Read More
10/1/15The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) has been awarded a $247,940 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for a project to expand primary care health services in Cherokee... Read More