Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital has announced the creation of a new Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and have named Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, senior vice president to lead it. As our first Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, NL will continue the important work he has championed for years.
In developing this focus on health equity and social justice, we will expand our work to advance community and public health, in keeping with our mission. This office will collaborate with regional leaders to better understand and address social factors that influence health in our region, while working internally alongside our Human Resources Department to develop and deploy diversity, equity and inclusion strategies. Continue reading New Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion→
In celebration of Black History Month, Governor Ralph Northam has invited Roanoke educators, students, and families to participate in the Second Annual Historical Marker Contest. Viewed as an effort to chronicle and recognize accomplishments, sacrifices, events and personalities of historical importance to the state’s story, Virginia’s Historical Highway Marker Program was established in 1927.