MVA Executive Director delivers Flexner Discovery Lecture

Matt Schorr
November 29, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Flexner Discovery Lecture Series was launched by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in 2011. Since then, it has featured the most eminent scientists from around the world, speaking on the highest impact research and policy issues in science and medicine.

Meharry student presents research study at SNMA Region X Conference

Matt Schorr
November 28, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Caleb Miles had just finished a midterm renal exam when he learned about the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Region X Conference. He and a friend had just finished eating at a restaurant, and on the drive home that friend suggested he enroll. “I was nervous,” Miles recalled. “I’d never done it before, and there’s this kneejerk reaction to not do it.” His friend, however, encouraged him to present.  

Conversation Café scheduled November 17

Matt Schorr
November 1, 2017

Study Recruitment Faculty members at HBCUs are invited to engage in a Conversation Café: a creative, interactive and user-friendly method of data collection. The topic of this Conversation Café is about the barriers and facilitators to research productivity. The Conversation Café is part of a research study entitled OHD PRIDE. This study was granted a waiver of consent and is funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  Lunch will be served.

Erves selected for ENACT Fellowship

Matt Schorr
October 23, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Jennifer Cunningham Erves, PhD, MA.Ed, MS, CHES, was recently selected for the Expanding National Capacity in PCOR through Training (ENACT) Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh for the 2017-18 Academic Year.