Roanoke

Rebuilt by Carilion

When 
Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Join us for Rebuilt by Carilion, a day-long series of events celebrating the Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences at Carilion Clinic. Rebuilt by Carilion includes educational presentations and the Rebuilt by Carilion Classic Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the golf tournament benefit the Carilion Clinic Foundation's Orthopaedics and Neurosciences Fund. The fund's purpose is to empower innovation and support research and education, with a focus on improving outcomes for our patients.

Registration deadline is Friday, April 22.

Educational Presentations

Time: 10 a.m. - noon
Location: Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences at Carilion Clinic, 2332 Franklin Road SW, Roanoke, VA 24014
Presentations include:
  • “Joint Preservation - How to Avoid Surgery," presented by Carilion Clinic physicians.
  • "The Future of Brain Repair," presented by Carilion Clinic physicians.
  • "How to Avoid Shoulder and Knee Problems," presented by Carilion Clinic Sports Medicine physicians.
Each session allows for questions and answers with physicians.
Registration for educational presentations: There is no fee to attend the educational presentations, but reservations are required as seating is limited. To reserve, email foundation@carilionclinic.org or call the Carilion Clinic Foundation at 540-224-4544.

Rebuilt by Carilion Classic Golf Tournament

Time: Registration at noon (boxed lunch provided); shotgun start at 1 p.m.
Location: Roanoke Country Club, 3360 Country Club Drive NW, Roanoke VA 24017
The tournament will be captain’s choice with four player teams. No minimum drive required. VSGA rules govern play, as modified by local rules. There will be gift bags and giveaways for every participant with the top prizes for the best three overall scores. Limited space is available.
Awards reception immediately following conclusion of tournament play.
Registration for the Rebuilt by Carilion Classic golf tournament: To register, visit  give.CarilionFoundation.org/RebuiltByCarilion.

Car Seat Safety Check - Roanoke

When 
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
Roanoke City Fire/EMS Station #6 - 1333 Jamison Ave, SE Roanoke, VA 24013

"Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of children and 3 out of 4 car seats installed by parents and caregivers are not installed correctly."  Make sure yours is not one of them by attending a Car Seat Safety Check, which are held on the third (3rd) Thursday of each month and have a National Certified Technician educate you on how to keep your child safe!

For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Cholesterol Screening

When 
Tuesday 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where 
Lancerlot Sports Complex - 1110 Vinyard Road, Vinton, VA 24179

Carilion Clinic is excited to provide a Cholesterol Screening to your Community.  This screening event will provide you a full Cholesterol Health Screeing with same day results.  

Screening will include:

  • Total Cholesterol
  • HDL/LDL Cholesterol
  • Triglycerides
  • Glucose

If participating in this Cholesterol Screening please be aware that it is recommended, but not required, that you fast twelve (12) hours prior to having your blood drawn.  Please make sure and drink plenty of water and take any prescribed medications as directed.  The Cholesterol check will be administered by a finger-stick.

Registration is required for this Event by contacting Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.  

For more information about this Screening, please feel free to also contact Carilion Community Health Educator, Julie Blanchard, M.S. at (540) 983-4072 and/or jwblanchard@carilionclinic.org.  

Breastfeeding: Realities and Constraints

When 
Tuesday 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Where 
Grandin Theatre | 1310 Grandin Rd. SW

It’s no secret that breast milk is the best milk for babies. But what really happens after leaving the hospital? This event will feature Breastmilk, a 90-minute film showcasing vignettes of new mothers who share the social, economic and political factors influencing their choice to breastfeed beyond the first few days or weeks. The film reveals the realities, constraints, and opportunities for exclusive breastfeeding and is open to anyone who plays a role in supporting that, including parents-to-be, new moms, close family and friends, care takers.


A 30-45 minute panel discussion will follow, led and moderated by Bernice Hausman, Ph.D., a humanities professor at both Virginia Tech and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. The panel will consist of local parents, OB/GYN physicians, support staff and more. 

This event is free but registration is required. Call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482 to register.

Meet and Greet Recruitment Event for Home Health and Hospice Nurses

When 
Wednesday 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Home Care, 1615 Franklin Road, Roanoke

Join us at our Meet and Greet to learn more about nursing opportunities in home health and hospice.

For more information, contact Casey Morris at CHMorris@carilionclinic.org or 540-983-4150. 

To view our nursing opportunities, visit our Careers website.

Deep Brain Stimulation: Improving Quality of Life in Parkinson's Patients

When 
Wednesday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences l 2331 Franklin Road, SW, Roanoke, VA

A Community Event to Inspire Better Health:

Come and join Carilion Clinic Neurosurgeon, Dr. Gregory A. Howes, D.O., to learn more about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for people who suffer from Parkinson's disease and/or Essential tremor.  DBS uses a surgically implanted medical device, similar to a Cardiac pacemaker, to deliver carefully controlled electrical stimulation to precisely targeted areas in the brain.

Come and hear more about this procedure and see if it can help you or someone you love!

This Event is Free, but Registration is required.  For more information and/or to Register, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

Identifying and Preventing Runner's Injuries

When 
Tuesday 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences l 2331 Franklin Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24014

A Sports Medicine Event to Inspire Better Health:

If you are training for the Blue Ridge Marathon and/or preparing for your first 5k, join us to discuss injury identification, treatment and prevention of further injury so you can train successfully.  Dr. Mark E. Kasmer's participation in marathons and ultramarathons provides a unique perspective for helping you achieve and remain in optimal condition.

This Event is Free and open to the public.  To Register for this Event and/or For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.


Identifying and Preventing Runners' Injuries

 

Eat Right, Be Fit, Reduce Your Risk

When 
Wednesday 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where 
Springtree Health and Rehabilitation Center l 3433 Springtree Dr., NE, Roanoke, VA 24012

Come and join in the discussion with Carilion Clinic's Clinical Dietitian, Angela Charlton, R.D., to learn about how good nutrition and regular exercise can reduce your cancer risk.

This Event is Free and will include refereshments.  Registration is required.  To Register, please contact (540) 685-1321.  

For more information, please feel free to contact Julie Blanchard, Carilion Clinic Community Health Educator at (540) 983-4072 or jwblanchard@carilionclinic.org.

Women's Health University - "Eating and Living for Optimal Health"

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

A Women's event to Inspire Better Health:

Women's Health University (WHU) - Your Body of Knowledge:

Are you living your most optimal life? Join us to learn how to use your health and wellness habits and the foods you eat to your advantage.  Whether you want to reduce your risk of Cancer, Heart disease, Diabetes and even Alzheimer's and/or just maintain a healthy weight, this event is for you!

Come and join us this year as Carilion Clinic's Clinical Dietitian, Angela Charlton, R.D., shares her extensive knowledge as a registered dietitian and nutritionist of how to learn to use good nutrition and regular exercise to reduce your risk of Cancer, Heart disease, etc.

Fee: $15 (includes light Lunch)  Doors open at 11:00 AM.

Registration is required.  You MUST Register by April 4, 2016.  For more information and/or to Register, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.


Women's Health University - "Eating and Living for Optimal Health"

 

Afternoon Health Break

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

Free Blood pressure and Diabetes Risk Screenings are offered in conjuntion with Health Education and Prizes.

This Event is Free and Registartion is not required.  For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.. 

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