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May 03, 2018

Centra award for student research at Sweet Briar goes to psychology major from Fairfax Station

SWEET BRIAR, Va. (May 1, 2018) — Emily Schlosberg ’19 has been named this year’s recipient of the Centra Health...Read more

May 01, 2018

In this issue:

  1. Medication-Assisted Treatment: A lifeline in the opioid epidemic by Rhonda Dotson, LCSW, LSATP
  2. Collaborative Problem Solving by  Chad Steele, M.ED., LMHC, AMS-C II
  3. ...Read more
March 13, 2018

Michael Valentine, MD, FACC, is the new president of the American College of Cardiology. He officially assumed his role on March 12th during the Convocation Ceremony held during the ACC’s 67th Annual Scientific Session in Orlando. Dr. Valentine will serve a one-year term.

February 04, 2018

Centra Lynchburg General Hospital has been named one of the nation’s Top 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health, now part of IBM Watson Health. This annual study identifies the top U.S....Read more

January 29, 2018

This week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Centra Lynchburg General Hospital and Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital a five-star rating. These ratings can be found on CMS’ Hospital Compare...Read more

January 08, 2018

Centra has named Chris Thomson, M.D., as their new Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Thomson currently serves as the Vice President of Medical Affairs. Dr. Thomson will succeed Dr. Daniel Carey who was recently appointed the Secretary of Health and Human Resources for the state of Virginia. Dr. Thomson will resume his Chief Medical Officer duties immediately. 

June 15, 2017

Centra is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the Centra Foundation Community Health Initiative Fund grants totaling $486,331 to support health-related projects and programs in our region.  

May 10, 2017

Consumers nationwide can now see what heart patients in Central Virginia already know; Centra Lynchburg General Hospital is one of the best hospitals nationally for heart surgery. 


May 10, 2017

We are pleased to announce Dr. John Waldron will join Centra Medical Group – Brookneal in July, 2017.

Dr. Waldron attended Bluffton College, in Bluffton, Ohio for his Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Medicine and...Read more

May 01, 2017

Public Encouraged to Learn Warning Signs, Prevention and Treatment Tips
May Is Stroke Month and Better Hearing & Speech Month