The EVMS Research Society is an expanding network of research-focused resources with the target of connecting interested medical students with research opportunities.

It aims to bridge the gap between students who may or may not know how to design a research proposal, discover funding for personal projects, showcase research results and network with mentors in research.


  • Director of Internal Affairs: Hemasree Yeluru, MD 2024
  • Director of Logistical Affairs: Ryan Harris, MD 2024
  • Director of External Affairs: Jason Bard, MD 2024
  • Faculty AdvisorDavid Mu, PhD


ERS works to regularly schedule workshops with researchers at EVMS and other institutions and organizations. 

Upcoming workshops

9/15/2021 Current EVMS students Student Research Panel: Sharing Experiences and Finding Research Opportunities

Past workshops

1/13/2021 Harry J. Tillman, PhD, Assistant Dean, Institutional Review Board and Human Subjects Protection "The IRB Process"
2/8/2021 Darryl Boyd, PhD, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory "Keys to an Effective Presentation"
3/2/2021 Aurora Fe E. Kerscher, PhD, Associate Professor, EVMS Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology "How to (Quickly Get this Gist of, and then) Read a Research Article"
3/24/2021 Brynn E. Sheehan, PhD, Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, and Ismail El Moudden, DSc, Instructor, EVMS-Sentara Healthcare Analytics and Delivery Science Institute (HADSI)

"Access to Databases and HADSI’s Roles in Student Research"

5/3/2021 Dr. Jose Morey and Dr. Tayab Waseem

"Pie and AI: Newport News-Artificial Intelligence and Medicine Panel"

8/12/2021 Dr. Parr

"Pie and AI: AI and Dermatology"


Contact us if you have any questions about the EVMS Research Society or want learn how to get involved.