About Health Focus


Health Focus of Southwest Virginia, established in 1964, is a health-centered foundation focused on providing:

  • Health Career Scholarships

  • Medical Education Programs

  • A Medical Artifact Repository


We rely on the generosity of donors and volunteers to accomplish our mission.  Please consider donating now.

Health Career Scholarships


At Health Focus, we believe that education costs shouldn’t keep you from your dreams. We have awarded nearly 4 million dollars in health career scholarships to bright, caring, dedicated students who need our financial support the most.


Awards are given annually in various health fields whether you want  to be a doctor, nurse, dental hygienist, or anything in between. 


We encourage you to apply.

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"To encourage, support, and promote healthcare education in the Blue Ridge Region."

© 2020 by Health Focus of Southwest Virginia

Contact us:

Laurie E. Gibbons, CEO



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