Brock Scholars

In accordance with its vision and mission, the Brock Institute invites scholars from all over the country who are doing work that inspires new and innovative ways to decrease health disparities and increase cultural competency. The information shared at these events will help inform others of our collaborative strategies to improve the health of Hampton Roads.

 

Past Brock Scholars:

February 2015

February 19, 2015‌

Robert Fullilove, EdD

Associate Dean for Community and Minority Affairs at Columbia University

In collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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

 

 

 

 

February 12, 2015‌

Karen Hendricks-Munoz, MD

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

In collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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

 

 

 

 

January 2015

January 28, 2015‌

Harriet Washington, MS

Award-winning Medical Ethicist and Writer

In collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

"Ethics, Ebola, and History"

 

 

December 2014

December 4, 2014‌

Sister Rita Thomas

Former CEO of Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center

In collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

"Leadership and Social Justice"

 

 

 

September 2014

September 20, 2014‌

Michael Stevens, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

In Collaboration with Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters and Physicians for Peace

“Global Health Outreach, Education & Research in Rural Honduras: The GH2DP Model”

 

 

 

 

September 11, 2014‌

Catherine deVries, MD, MS

Professor of Surgery and Public Health, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Director, University of Utah Center for Global Surgery

In Collaboration with the Department of Urology

“Innovations in Global Surgery”

 

 

July 2014

July 23, 2014‌

Robert Rosenheck, MD

Director of the Division of Mental Health Services and Outcomes Research, Professor of Psychiatry, Public Health

In Collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

“Measuring Mental Health Care Performance: Promises and Pitfalls”

 

 

 

July 23, 2014‌

Heyward Donigan, MD

Advisor, Donigan Consulting; EVMS Board Member

In Collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

“The Future of Healthcare: Without Mental Health There Will Be No Physical Wellbeing”

 

 

 

May 22, 2014

Serigne Gueye, MD

Professor of Urology, University of Cheikh Anta Diop; Head of Urology, Grand Yoff General Hospital in Dakar in Senegal

In Collaboration with the Department of Urology

“International Collaboration: Developing Meaningful Partnerships that Build Capacity”

 

 

 

 

 

January 15, 2014

Anne Sumner, MD

Senior Investigator at the National Institute of Health

In Collaboration with the Department of Family and Community Medicine & Department of Internal Medicine

"Health Disparities in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease"

"Increasing Diversity – Decreases Disparity"

 Click here to find out more about Dr. Sumner's research.

 

 

November 18, 2013

Louis F. Rossiter, Ph.d.

Research Professor, Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy, The College of William & Mary

Medicaid Expansion: Yes or No?”

 

 

 

 

 

November 18, 2013

Sheldon M. Retchin, MD, MSPH

Ruth and Seymour Perlin Professor of Medicine and Health Administration, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, VCU; CEO, VCU Health System  

Medicaid Expansion: Yes or No?”