The Hampton Roads Biomedical Research Consortium (HRBRC) is a state-sponsored partnership between the Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, and Sentara Healthcare.

EVMS is an academic health center dedicated to achieving excellence in medical and health professions education, research and patient care. We value creating and fostering a diverse and cohesive faculty, professional staff and student body as the surest way to achieve our mission. Our commitment to ensuring institutional effectiveness is demonstrated by the continuous assessment processes we use to improve program performance and student learning outcomes.
Norfolk State University (NSU) is a four-year, public, urban, coeducational comprehensive university. Ranked as a top 20 HBCU by U.S. News and World Report, NSU prides itself of helping our students reach their full potential. Through exemplary teaching, scholarship, and outreach, NSU transforms lives and communities by empowering individuals to become life-long learners equipped to be engaged leaders and productive global citizens.
Old Dominion University, located in Norfolk, is Virginia's forward-focused public doctoral research university with more than 23,000 students, a top R1 research ranking, rigorous academics, an energetic residential community and initiatives that contribute $2.6 billion annually to Virginia's economy.
Sentara is one of the largest health systems in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, and among the top 20 largest not-for-profit integrated health systems in the country, with 30,000 employees, 12 hospitals in Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina, and the Sentara Health Plans division which serves more than 1.2 million members in Virginia and Florida.