Brock Scholars

The Brock Institute is comitted to educating students, faculty and staff with talks from distiguished educators and health care leaders through our Brock Scholars.

 

Past Brock Scholars:

February 2015

Robert Fullilove, EdD

Associate Dean for Community and Minority Affairs at Columbia University

In collaboration with the Department of Diversity and Inclusion

"From Freedom Ride to Ferguson: Law, Order and Community Health"

 

 

 

 

Karen Hendricks-Munoz, MD

Professor and Chief, Inaugural William Tate Graham Professor of Neonatal Medicine

In collaboration with the Department of Diversity and Inclusion

"Transfer of Microbiomes from Mother to Child in Delivery and Care"

 

 

 

 

January 2015

Harriet Washington, MS

Award-winning Medical Ethicist and Writer

In collaboration with the Department of Diversity and Inclusion

"Ethics, Ebola, and History"

 

 

December 2014

Sister Rita Thomas

Former CEO of Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center

In collaboration with the Department of Diversity and Inclusion

"Leadership and Social Justice"

 

 

 

 

T‌he Brock Institute recently hosted Anne Sumner, MD, a tenured Senior Investigator at the National Institutes of Health‌ and Chief of the Section of Ethnicity and Health in the Diabetes, Endocrinology and Obesity Branch of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Dr. Sumner's research career is dedicated to the prevention of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in people of African descent. Click here to find out more about Dr. Sumner's research.

In accordance with its vision and mission, the institute will be inviting scholars from all over the country who are doing work that inspires new and innovative ways to decrease health disparities and increase cultural competency.

 Dr. Anne Sumner speaking at a combined Grand Rounds between Family and Community Medicine and Internal Medicine. The title of her presentation was "Health Disparities in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease."