Snapshot

Welcome to the JCHS Snapshot webpage! Jefferson College of Health Sciences is really hopping these days and we want to give you a glimpse into everyday life on our campus. From student activities to hosting VIPs from our community, there’s always something going on at JCHS!

This page will feature snapshots of students, faculty and staff, as well as guests, in our new spaces at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital and in our surrounding community.

We hope you enjoy these shots and will visit this page often to see new photos!

Thursday, September 14 2017

For their first Fall 2017 outing, Jefferson College's American Medial Student Association (AMSA) members hiked Mcafee's Knob.

AMSA is open to all Jefferson College students. AMSA members participate in community service projects, as well as group outings. Depending on the needs of members, we bring in speakers to talk about GRE testing, MCAT (and equivalent) testing, and other speakers to talk about a range of additional topics.

If interested in becoming a AMSA member, please contact Michael Harris, AMSA president, at mwharris1@carilionclinic.org.

Thursday, August 31 2017

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Kelly Johnson, an Outreach Representative from Senator Mark Warner's Office, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here is Kelly Johnson with Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop in the third floor lobby of campus.

Wednesday, August 30 2017

On Wednesday, August 30, 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Neesey Payne from WDBJ-7 to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here is Neesey Payne with Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop in the third floor lobby of campus.

Wednesday, August 16 2017

Meet our new Master of Science in Nursing students for Fall 2017! These MSN students are focusing on either the Nursing Administration or Family Nurse Practitioner tracks. Welcome and have a great year at Jefferson College of Health Sciences!

Friday, August 04 2017

On Friday, August 4, 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Captain Monica Seiler from the Salvation Army to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here, from left to right are Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop; Captain Seiler; and Dean of the College Dr. Julie DeLoia in the President's Board Room on campus.

Sunday, July 23 2017

Sarah Childress, a student in the Jefferson College of Health Sciences Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner Program, (above left), and Dr. Judy Jenks Branscom DNP, FNP-BC, an Assistant Professor in the Nursing Department, worked the Remote Area Medical (RAMusa.org) clinic in Wise County, Virginia on July 23, 2017.

RAM provides mobile medical care as well as dental, ophthomology and other services in medically underserved areas, specifically targeting distressed Appalachian regions.

All of us at Jefferson College of Health Sciences want to recognize Sarah and Judy for going above and beyond in helping improve the health of communities across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Below are a few more snapshots of the RAM clinic.  

Thursday, July 20 2017

Every year on July 20, Dr. David Haynes, Director of the Occupational Therapy Graduate Programs and Associate Professor, celebrates the moon landing with Moon Pies and vintage newspapers recognizing the achievement. This year is the 48th anniversary of this milestone.

On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched from the Kennedy Space Center carrying crew members Neil Armstrong, Commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot. Four days later, Armstrong became the first man to step on the moon, saying, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

Friday, June 30 2017

On Friday, June 30, 2017, Martinsville prospective students came for a campus tour. Twenty-six potential students experienced demos from the Biomedical Sciences, Nursing and Surgical Technology departments.

Here are a couple of snapshots of what they were able to experience with us at Jefferson College of Health Sciences!

Wednesday, June 07 2017

On June 7, Carilion Clinic held "Carilion Collaborates" in the Jefferson College Campus to inform employees about all of the great benefits and perks that come along with being part of the Carilion family. At the event, Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop posed with Carilion Clinic Chief Medical Officer Dr. Patrice Weiss (left) and Carilion Clinic Executive Vice President and CHief Administrative Officer Jeanne Armentrout.

Monday, June 05 2017

On Monday, June 5, 2017, Jefferson College of Health Sciences welcomed Michael S. Nussbaum, M.D., FACS, Chair of Surgery at Carilion Clinic, to our campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

Pictured here, from left to right are Jefferson College of Health Sciences President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop; Dr. Nussbaum; and Director of Development Mr. Erik Williams in the third floor lobby area on campus.

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