Med Beat: Virginia Tech appoints Blevins to grow undergraduate programs in Roanoke
Virginia Tech has appointed Leanna Blevins to oversee the growth of undergraduate programs in Roanoke.
The expansion of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute is part of Tech’s plan to grow health sciences in Roanoke and to add a number of undergraduate students to its current mix of mostly graduate students.
As assistant vice president for health sciences education, Blevins will be tasked with integrating undergraduate programs on the health sciences campus and with building partnerships.
“We are fortunate to have Dr. Blevins on our team working to build Virginia Tech’s growing health sciences campus and academic programming in Roanoke,” said Michael Friedlander, Virginia Tech’s vice president for health sciences, and the executive director of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, in a news release.
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