MVA Executive Director receives Distinguished Service to Translational Scientists Award

Matt Schorr
October 30, 2018

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 Clinical and Translational Scientist Development Associate Dean Katherine E. Hartmann, MD, PhD presents the Distinguished Service to Translational Scientists Award to Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance (MVA) Executive Director Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI at the Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum.

‘Getting Social with MVSA’ brings together Meharry and Vanderbilt students

Matt Schorr
October 22, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Students from both Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center gathered at E.S. Rose Park on September 29, 2018, for the Meharry-Vanderbilt Student Alliance’s (MVSA) “Getting Social with MVSA” event.   Bringing students together “They kicked off their first event of the academic year in order to bring students from both institutions together,” Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance Program Manager Pilar Prather, M.Ed explained.

Meharry Medical College will host live stream viewing of TED Med Live 2018 Nov. 16 – 17

Matt Schorr
October 19, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Meharry Medical College will again host a TEDMED live stream viewing this year with TEDMED Live 2018. The two-day event will livestream the official TEDMED conference, as well as provide networking opportunities, discussion panels and thought-provoking art exhibits. TEDMED helps deliver novel ideas to the people on the front lines of health and medicine around the world and falls in line with Meharry’s mission to improve service to underserved communities.

PMHDC requesting applications for Year 4 Pilot Project Awards

Matt Schorr
October 18, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Precision Medicine and Health Disparities Collaborative (PMDHC) is inviting pilot projects that address both the precision medicine and health disparities.
 Click here to view the Request for Applications.

PMHDC announces Year-3 Pilot Project awardees

Matt Schorr
October 17, 2018

 Jamaine Davis, PhD, Meharry Medical College; Stephen Deppen, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; and Kim Sandler, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

'Navigating the Pre-Health Path' summit hopes to bring more black men into the health field

Matt Schorr
October 15, 2018

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 Well over 100 attendees registered to attend the “Navigating the Pre-Health Path" summit.
 NASHVILLE, Tenn. Encouragement, resilience and passion were the key messages on September 22, 2018, during “Navigating the Pre-Health Path,” a summit for black men interested in health professions.

Selwyn Rogers and David Satcher discuss ‘Violence Seen through a Public Health Lens’

Matt Schorr
September 17, 2018

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 University of Chicago Medicine Chief of the Section for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery and Executive Vice President for Community Health Engagement Selwyn O. Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH; Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance Executive Director Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI; and 16th Surgeon General of the United States David Satcher, MD, PhD.

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs schedules online "Office Hours" sessions

Matt Schorr
September 13, 2018

Office Hours for Complex Care: How to Establish and Maintain Street Medicine Programs within a Hospital Setting
 Dr. Sheryl Fleisch, a psychiatrist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), will discuss her experience with her successful street psychiatry program, embedded within VUMC. Dr. Fleisch will then answer questions about how to launch and maintain similar programs in partnership with hospitals and medical centers.