Meharry Medical College will host live stream viewing of TED Med Live 2017 Nov. 1 – 3

Matt Schorr
October 4, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Meharry Medical College will host a live stream viewing of TED Med Live 2017 Nov. 1 – 3, 2017. The three-day conference will parallel various aspects of the TED conference, through networking opportunities and discussion panels. It will be held at the Cal Turner Family Center for Student Education, 1011 21st Avenue North, Nashville.

Alecia Fair, DrPH joins MVA team

Matt Schorr
September 22, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. For Alecia Fair, joining the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance (MVA) is a culmination of both her professional and personal goals. Dr. Fair served as an Assistant Professor of Surgery with MMC between 2003 and 2011.  “I was previously a faculty member at Meharry Medical College’s (MMC) Department of Surgery on a U54 Cancer Partnership/ American Cancer Society  project on abnormal mammography follow-up in medically underserved women,” she explained.

Flexner Deans' Lecture Series presents Satcher Lecture with Hannah Valantine, MD

Matt Schorr
September 20, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. On Friday, September 29, 2017, at 12 pm, Flexner Deans' Lecture Series presents the Satcher Lecture with Hannah Valantine, MD, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, speaking on the topic, "NIH Addresses the Science of Diversity: Focusing on Institutional Change."

MVA student intern Kelly McHugh focuses energy on community engagement

Matt Schorr
August 16, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The latest Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance student intern, Kelly McHugh, is still working out the specific direction her career path will take. With two years left in her academic career, she certainly has time to determine such things. However, broadly speaking, she knows exactly where she wants to target her energies. “I want to be focused on community engagement,” she says, “to address health equity.”