ETSU Institutes

Child and Family Health Institute

The ETSU Child and Family Health Institute (CFHI) was founded in 2020 to create ties between the university and community. Teams work on projects to advance knowledge surrounding child and family health.

Strong Brain Institute

The Strong BRAIN Institute, founded through a 5-year gift from Ballad Health, is the preferred resource for promoting the awareness and empirical study of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs); for promoting the development and dissemination of evidence-based practices that prevent, reduce, or mitigate the negative effects of ACEs on health and health disparities; and for promoting a trauma-informed citizenry and workforce in the Appalachian Highlands region and beyond.