The Brock Institute is working to integrate community into all aspects of EVMS, whether it is in our curriculum, research projects or service and outreach. We collaborate with several area organizations to create programs focused on improving community health.

Save the date 

Understanding SBIRT: Foundations, Implementation, and Clinical Practice 

February 26 - 27, 2019 

Ongoing initiatives 

EVMS students demonstrate the portable ultrasound during FOHTA summer camp.

Brock Institute Educational Sessions

The Brock Institute invites scholars from across the nation to discuss the work that they are doing that inspires new and innovative ways to decrease health disparities and increase cultural competency.

Brock Institute Glennan Lecture

The Brock Institute Glennan Lecture series seeks to offer insights on how challenges in geriatric academic research can be addressed through various interventions and disciplines. 

Community Impact Day

Incoming medical and health professions students participate in a community service event at P.B. Young, Sr., Elementary School. Community Impact Day provides experiential learning to new EVMS students as they work alongside EVMS senior leaders to prepare the school for the new academic year.

Greater Hampton Roads Population Health Summit

The Greater Hampton Roads Population Health Summit gathers individuals from a variety of backgrounds, agencies, and organizations to address significant health issues and discuss how to help the region become a healthier community.

Mental Health Initiative

The Brock Institute hosts an annual summit that convenes mental health advocates to discuss gaps in mental health services and ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of mental health service delivery in the Hampton Roads region.

Minus 9 to 5

Minus 9 to 5 is a network of cross-sector stakeholders from education, medical, childcare, business, nonprofit, philanthropic and local and state government sectors. Together, we are committed to creating an impact on children and their families from conception to kindergarten. 

Schroeder Center-Brock Institute (SC-BI) Summer Fellowship

The Brock Institute collaborates with the Schroeder Center for Health Policy at the College of William & Mary to promote student-faculty research related to health policy analysis and health services research. Each year, students from EVMS and William & Mary are encouraged to apply for our fellowship, which supports research activities on campus.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants

In partnership with EVMS Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the Brock Institute hosted training targeted at teaching health care providers how to treat pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder, in an effort to convene regional conversations to facilitate referral relationships and coalition building.

If you have any questions about these programs, please contact us by email at or by phone at 757.446.8460.

Past initiatives

Brock Institute-Glennan Nutrition Symposium

The Brock Institute-Glennan Nutrition Symposium focuses on providing nutrition care for patients and highlights the importance of teaching future doctors and health professionals about nutrition.