MeTRC presents 'Collaborative Scientific Working Groups: Fostering Scientific Discovery'

Matt Schorr
March 27, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. On April 7, 2017, the Meharry Translational Research Center (MeTRC) will present "Collaborative Scientific Working Groups: Fostering Scientific Discovery" at the Cal Turner Family for Student Education, Ballroom A from 10 am until 3 pm.

Featured speakers include the following:

  • James E.K. Hildreth, PhD, MD
    President & CEO
    Meharry Medical College
  • Consuelo H. Wilkins, Md, MSCI
    Executive Director
    Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance
  • Jared Elzey, MS, CRA
    Director, Services & Support Unit
    Meharry Medical College
  • Stephania Miller-Hughes, PhD
    Associate Professor
    ​Meharry Medical College


Please RSVP to by by March 31. Space is limited.

This event is sponsored by MeTRC Collaborations & Partnerships.




About the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

Founded in 1999, the Alliance bridges the institutions of Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Its mission is to enrich learning and advance clinical research in three primary areas -- community engagement, interprofessional education and research -- by developing and supporting mutually beneficial partnerships between Meharry Medical College, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the communities they serve. Through community engagement, the Alliance serves a large community of stakeholders including surrounding universities and colleges, community organizations, faith-based outlets and community health centers. Its interprofessional education enhances students' interdisciplinary understanding and improves patient outcomes through integrated care. The research conducted provides access to experienced grant writers and materials supporting the grant application process and facilitates grant-writing workshops.