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The Tri-Area Community Health Center at Ferrum was established in the lower level of Vaughan Chapel on the campus of Ferrum College to provide first class affordable health care for the community as well as students and faculty who attend the college.
Our physicians are board-certified in Family Medicine and are qualified to manage most medical problems that might arise, both acute and chronic, in all ages of patients. This care extends from pediatrics to adults and geriatric patients and includes minor surgeries, x-ray capabilities, routine laboratory testing and family planning.
We offer complete pediatric care from infancy through adolescent years for immunizations, routine well child examinations and sick visits. Our practitioners and skilled nurses also provide student health care and women’s health services, including annual exams, PAP smears, pregnancy testing, and birth control counseling.
Our on-site pharmacy provides a convenient resource for filling your prescriptions or purchasing over the counter medications. We want to provide you with the care and support you need, in an atmosphere you will appreciate.
Brittany Butler, PA
Brittany, a Certified Physician Assistant, joined the Tri-Area Community Health Center at Ferrum in 2016. She is a graduate of Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke and received her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Prior to PA school Brittany completed her undergraduate studies at the College of William and Mary and completed a Masters of Arts in Health Promotion from Liberty University. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) as well as the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants. (VAPA)
She now lives with her husband and English bulldog Maggie in an old farmhouse in Roanoke. She enjoys traveling, anything outdoors, a good book and coffee, Atlanta Braves baseball and Duke basketball.
April Hazelwood, PA
April Hazelwood is a Certified Physician Assistant that joined Tri-Area Community Health Center at Ferrum in January of 2009. She is a 1997 graduate of College of Health Sciences with an Associates Degree in Nursing. After working 4 years in Medical Surgical she returned to College of Health Sciences to further her education. She graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant. She currently works and resides in her home town of Ferrum . April enjoys spending time with her family camping, kayaking, and exploring the great outdoors.
Beth Hubbard, CFNP
Beth Hubbard, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, has practiced at all three of the Tri-Area Community Health Centers. She joined the Floyd location in April 2008, the Ferrum location in July 2008, and previously worked at the Laurel Fork location. A native of Alexandria, VA she current lives in Radford, VA with her husband. She received a Bachelor of Nursing and Masters of Nursing degrees from Radford University and is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Joel Hullett, MD
Dr. Joel M. Hullett is a primary care physician joining the Tri-Area Community Health Centers and will be working between the Floyd and Ferrum clinics. Dr. Hullett is Board Certified in Family Medicine and was Chief Resident at AnMed Health Family Medicine Residency Program in Anderson, SC, before moving to Myrtle Beach, SC, where he practiced for six years. He has family in Roanoke and Check and has been visiting the area since childhood, moving up recently to be closer to family. He grew up in SC and received his M.D. degree from AUC in St. Maarten. Dr. Hullett practices general Family Medicine, seeing all ages and managing a broad variety of conditions including diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, depression/anxiety; and performing routine male and female physicals, including Pap smears and contraceptive management, DOT and sports physicals, joint injections and skin biopsies. He has a five-year-old son named Luke who just started Kindergarten. He enjoys hiking, camping, hunting, reading history, traveling, and medical missions work.
Lauren Roux, PA
Lauren Roux is a Certified Physician Assistant who graduated with her Master’s Degree from Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke. Prior to moving to Roanoke in 2013, Lauren attended the University of Florida where she met her husband who is now a Civil Engineer for AECOM. They loved Southwest Virginia so much that they decided to make a life here and Lauren was thrilled to find a place at Tri-Area Community Health.
Outside of work, Lauren enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and camping, as well as traveling and spending time with her husband and dog.
Tabassum Subuhi, MD
Dr. Tabassum Subuhi, a board certified family medicine physician, joined the Tri-Area Community Health Center at Ferrum in 2008. She completed her residency in Family Medicine in Roanoke as well as a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine.
Originally from Pakistan, she lives in Roanoke, VA with her husband and three children. She enjoys reading, traveling, playing tennis and watching sports.
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Please call the clinic in advance to schedule your appointment. We know your time is valuable and it is our goal to minimize the waiting time for all patients. If you cannot keep an appointment, please give us as much advance notice as possible.
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Tri-Area Community Health Centers offers an after-hours telephone service to give limited medical advice which may include recommendations for seeking emergency care. Refill requests will not be processed after-hours and no prescriptions for any controlled medications will be given.
To contact the provider on call, please call 540-365-4469
If you require immediate medical attention, proceed to the nearest emergency room, or call 911 to contact your local rescue squad.
For Information about our Student Health Services at Ferrum, please see our Student Health page.
Tri-Area Community Health Center
40 Wiley Drive
Ferrum, VA 24088
Phone: (540) 365-4469
Fax: (540) 365-4272
Ferrum Pharmacy contact:
(276) 365-MEDS (365-6337)
Monday 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed. & Thursday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
For after hours medical concerns, call 540-365-4469
In the lower level of Vaughan Chapel On the Ferrum College Campus