Student Support

The Ph.D. program in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health, offers competitive student support. Students will receive $27,000 annually to cover the cost of living expenses, as well as full tuition, student fees, and health insurance.  Students are fully supported throughout their studies, provided they are making satisfactory progress toward their degree requirements.

Program Leadership


TBMH Program Co-Director

Audra Van Wart, Ph.D.
1 Riverside Circle
Roanoke, VA, 24016
avanwart@vt.edu


TBMH Program Co-Director

Steven Poelzing, Ph.D.
2 Riverside Circle
Roanoke, VA, 24016
poelzing@vt.edu


Program Support


TBMH Graduate Program Coordinator

Jay Read, M.Ed.
1 Riverside Circle
Roanoke, VA, 24016
jayread@vt.edu


TBMH Education Support Specialist

Liza Spradlin
1 Riverside Circle
Roanoke, VA, 24016
lizaas14@vt.edu