Afternoon Health Break

Thursday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Carilion Administrative Services Building l 213 S. Jefferson St., Downtown Roanoke

Health Education with prize wheel are offered in conjunction with Free Blood Pressure and Diabetes Risk Screenings.

For more information and/or any questions or concerns you may have, please contact Carilion Health Educator, Julie Blanchard at (540) 983-4072.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Navigating Ethical Issues in the Hospital

Thursday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Bethany Christian Church - 3115 Fleming Ave, NW, Roanoke, VA 24012

Come and join Chuck Hite, Carilion Clinic's Director of Biomedical & Research Ethics, for this Free and informative presentation.

Topics to be discussed will include:

  • Basic principles guiding ethical practices in Health Care
  • The most common ethical issues arising in the hospital including, end of life care
  • Explanation of the role - and the limitations - of Advance Directives in guiding Health Care.  
  • The definition of ethics and the rise of modern hospital ethics committees

You may also take away:

  • Advance Directive forms
  • Booklets on end of life decisions and Medical Directives.

Light Refreshments will be provided.  No registration is required!

For more information and/or for any questions you may have please feel free to contact Edie Naughton at (540) 981-8007 and/or via email at

Navigating Ethical Issues in the Hospital


Cardiovascular Screening

Saturday 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Community Hospital - 101 Elm Ave, Roanoke, VA 24013

A Community event to Inspire Better Health:

If you are 45 and/or older and have high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and/or a family history of cardiovascular concerns, or if you smoke, join us for a free cardiovascular screening.  

Not all patients are eligible, including individuals who are currently being treated for the following:

  • Abdominal aneurysm
  • Heart disease
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Stroke or transient ischemic attach (TIA).

This Screening is free but Registration is required and limited screening times are available.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482 to register and/or for more information.

Cardiovascular Screening

Women's Health University - "Foot Health: Get Back on Your Feet Again"

Thursday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Vinton War Memorial l 814 E. Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

A Women's Event to Inspire Better Health:

Women's Health University presents - "Foot Health: Get Back on Your Feet Again!"

Your feet will carry you an average of 115,000 miles in your lifetime.  Whether it is your shoes and/or the result of an underlying health condition such as diabetes or obesity, you may be one of the twenty (20) percent of Americans who experience a foot problem this year.

Come and join us to learn all about foot health and how you can prevent common foot issues so you can enjoy an active lifestyle!

Registration is Required.  For more information and/or to register for this event, please contact Carilion Clinic at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

Deadline to Register: August 1st!

Women's Health University - "Foot Health: Get Back on Your Feet Again"

2016 Pain Conference

Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Holiday Inn Roanoke-Valley View | 3315 Ordway Drive | Roanoke, VA 24017

Join us for the 2016 Pain Conference at the Holiday Inn Roanoke-Valley View.
The objectives that will be achieved during the conference include:

  • Discuss strategies to provide safe and evidence-based pain management of challenging patients.
  • Discuss advanced Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) approaches to pain management.
  • Describe proper and safe opioid prescribing and the use of the Prescription Monitoring Program.
  • Discuss new pain management medications.
  • Describe special pain management needs and interventions for children with cancer.
  • Discuss non-pharmacological pain interventions such as nutrition, therapeutic touch and healing arts.
  • Describe how to integrate mindfulness into the care of patients with pain.

View the brochure for more information.

2016 After the Stroke Conference: Improving outcomes for stroke patients and families

Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Holiday Inn Roanoke -- Valley View

Holiday Inn Roanoke-Valley View
3315 Ordway Drive
Roanoke, Va 24017

Physicians. Nurses, physical therapists and assistants, occupational therapists
and assistants, speech language pathologists, social workers, case managers
and pharmacists working in the following areas: Emergency Department, ICUs,
PCUs, Acute Care Therapy, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Outpatient Rehabilitation,
Home Health, Outpatient Clinics, Physician Practices, Physical Medicine and

View the brochure by visiting our conferences webpage.

Infant CPR and Home Safety

Thursday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Carilion Clinic Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) l 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

Learn about the basics of Infant CPR in this educational class.  This class offers hands-on training and experience in Infant CPR, but is not a Certification class.  You will also learn how-to keep your home safe for your child.  There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure and/or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

Child Health Education at Mill Mountain Zoo

Saturday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Mill Mountain Park

Please join us at Mill Mountain Zoo for an educational event to learn about the following Carilion Children's services and programs as well as an opportunity to meet Dr. Erica Reynolds, Dr. Jahanara Begum-Hasan and Dr. Joseph Tamez.

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Allergy Clinic
  • Diabetes Management program
  • Camp Catch UR Breath
  • Camp Too Sweet

Charity Softball Game for a Great Cause

Sunday 1:00 pm
Cave Spring High School softball field

Join us as staff from Carilion Clinic take on LewisGale Medical Center staff in a fundraiser softball game to benefit the American Heart Association.

  • Tickets will be sold at the field for $6, with food and drink also for sale
  • 50/50 raffle tickets will also be available

All proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association and the fight against heart disease

"The Power of Prevention" Women's Mini - Retreat

Saturday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
Vinton War Memorial l 814 E. Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

Women's Mini - Retreat

This Women's Mini - Retreat will feature various Speakers who will provide information and discuss the prevention of heart disease, diabetes, stress and much more! Speakers will include:

  • Kate Jones, R.D., C.D.E.
  • Angie Anderson, Yoga/Meditation
  • Dr. Molly Rutherford, M.D.
  • Glenn P. Kent, PhD.

Dress code is casual and comfortable.  Cost: $20 (Payable by cash and/or check at the door - Breakfast and Light snacks will be included)

Registration is required.  To register and/or for more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll Free at (800) 422-8482.

** Power of Prevention Event Schedule **

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM:  Registration/Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM:  Welcome and First Presentation: "Committing to Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes" - Kate Jones, R.D., C.D.E.

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM:  * BREAK *

9:40 AM - 10:15 AM:  "Finding the Quiet in Your Day" - Angie Anderson, Yoga/Meditation

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM: "Heart Disease Prevention: You Have the Power" - Molly Rutherford, M.D.

11:15 AM - 11:25 AM:  * BREAK (with light refreshments) *

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM:  "Strategies for Slowing the Aging Process" - Glenn Kent, PhD.

Power of Prevention - Event Schedule


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