Meharry Offers Free Sickle Cell Trait Screenings This Month

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. The Meharry Sickle Cell Center is conducting free sickle cell trait screenings for this condition that disproportionately affects Black and Brown Americans. Millions of people do not know they have sickle cell trait, because the trait usually does not cause illness. That’s why it’s important to be tested. If…

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Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Sites for August

Meharry is traveling to various Nashville-area locations to offer COVID-19 vaccines. Below is a list of mobile vaccine locations during the month of August.   Monday, 8/9 through Friday 8/13 TSU STUDENTS/STAFF: 9-3PM  • ADDRESS: 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, 37209 Saturday, 8/14 2nd Dose ST. Rose of Lima Catholic Church: 10-2PM • ADDRESS: 1601 N.…

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Meharry Back To School Event Aug. 13th

It’s that time of year again! As students begin to fill daycare centers and schools Meharry Medical Group in partnership with Nashville Diaper Connection, UnitedHealthcare, Amerigroup, and BlueCare Tennessee will host a back-to-school immunization and physical event on August 13th. The event will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Meharry Pediatric Clinic located…

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Meharry & TN Dept. of Health Partner for Free Cancer Screening

The Center for Women’s Health Research (CWHR), Meharry Medical Group’s (MMG) Center for Women’s Health Care at Meharry Medical College, and the Tennessee Department of Health have partnered to provide the women of Middle Tennessee breast and cervical cancer screening services at no cost! The health disparities in the African American community are very much…

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Currently Offering Vaccines for Ages 12 and Older

Meharry is currently offering vaccines for ages 12 and older Tuesdays thru Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in our Alumni Hall. Appointments preferred. However walk-ins are welcome… For an appointment, call 615.327.6348 or click here to make an appointment online   Meharry is administering the vaccine to patients in our Meharry Medical Group…

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Meharry & UnitedHealthcare Juneteenth Event

Meharry Medical Clinic and UnitedHealthcare will sponsor a free health and wellness fair to celebrate Juneteenth. Attendees will have access to free COVID-19 vaccines, child immunizations and well check visits. Free giveaways and swag include snow cones, $10 gift cards for those receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, diapers, fresh produce, pizza and more! Care and giveaways…

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Women Needed for Breast Cancer Study

The Meharry Medical College Center for Women’s Health Research is mobilizing African American  women with a mother, daughter or sister who has been diagnosed with breast cancer to participate discussion groups. Did you know Black women have a 31% mortality – the highest among any U.S. racial or ethnic group? To be a part of change your voice must be…

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Meharry Virtual Health Summit Part II April 28th

Join us and be part of the solution in this second Health Equity Convening at Meharry Medical College. Panelists from the medical, dental, corporate and political realms will discuss how they’ve been able to successfully mobilize for action, leading the way towards better health equity for all. Panelists include: Meharry President James E.K. Hildreth, M.D.,…

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MMG to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine to Seniors 65 and Older

Meharry Medical Group will offer the COVID-19 vaccine to Nashville residents age 65 and older each Saturday. Community members interested in receiving the vaccine must register in advance by clicking the button below to sign up (each person is allowed to sign up for one slot only). Vaccines will be administered by Meharry Medical Group…

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Dr. Millard Collins Highlights COVID-19 Impact on People of Color

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — For months, southeast Nashville has remained a hotspot for growing COVID-19 cases, the area has a high percentage of essential workers and several diverse immigrant communities. News 2 spoke with a physician at Meharry Medical College about the factors that continue to fuel COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on communities of color. “You…

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COVID-19 Testing Site Opens at Meharry

NASHVILLE, TN- A Drive-up COVID-19 assessment site in North Nashville opened Monday on the campus of Meharry Medical College. The Meharry site located at 918 21st Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37217 is one of several COVID-19 assessment sites organized by the Nashville Metropolitan Government. The city is asking potential patients to call the Community Assessment…

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MMG Opens New Primary Care Clinic

Meharry Medical Group has a new primary care clinic to provide convenient care to patients.    The new clinic accepts appointments and walk-in patients. It is located on the 4th floor of the Meharry Clinic building.  The two physicians staffing the clinic are Dr. Susanna Awoyode and Dr. Heran Mengesha.  Dr. Awoyode is a 2004 alumnus of the College of Ibadan College of Medicine in Nigeria. She completed the internal…

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Meharry offers Free Mobile App to Access Patient Portal

Patients of Meharry Medical Group now have access to a free mobile app that will allow access to the patient portal through cell phones and mobile devices.  The Healow app (Health and Online Wellness) is a secure app that allows patients to:  Access multiple Patient Portal accounts from a single location   Personalize and manage your…

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Meharry Family Medicine & OBGYN Clinics Open in New Space

Meharry Medical Group’s Family Medicine and Women’s Health OB/GYN clinics have relocated to a newly renovated space on the first floor of the Meharry Clinic building.  Construction crews worked for several months to build the new area, which had previously been used as administrative offices. The result is a beautiful new clinic space that provides a welcoming and up-to-date environment for patients.  The…

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