Dr. Chike Nzerue Shares Kidney Health Information for World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day is March 14. It is a global health awareness campaign focusing on the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. Meharry Medical Group Nephrologist and Professor of Medicine, Chike Nzerue, joined Newschannel 5’s anchor Rhori Johnston for an important discussion about kidney…

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Scenes from the 41st Annual Indian Education Tennessee Pow Wow

Recently, Meharry Pediatrics Clinic physicians along with Meharry School of Medicine students volunteered during the 41st Annual Indian Education Tennessee Pow Wow. “During this event, our volunteers screened more than 120 participants for hypertension and diabetes while learning about many different Indigenous cultures.” said Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, M.D., MPH We are proud to have participated in…

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Meharry Pediatricians to Participate in 41st Annual Indian Education Tennessee Pow Wow

Meharry Pediatricians are thrilled to participate in the 41st Annual Indian Education Tennessee Pow Wow hosted by the Native American Indian Association of Tennessee. On Saturday, October 15th our physicians will serve participants by providing blood pressure and diabetes screenings from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Pow Wow will be held at Long Hunter…

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New Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters Available at Meharry

The New Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech Bivalent Boosters are now available at the Meharry Vaccination Clinic. The Meharry Medical Group Vaccination Clinic is one of the first in the country to offer the new vaccines recently authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).   The boosters are now available at the Meharry Medical Group Vaccination…

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Meharry Medical Group Vaccination Sites

Our Mobile Vaccination program is coming to a neighborhood near you! In the coming days, will be visiting neighborhoods in and around Nashville to provide Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and boosters. Upcoming locations include: Lapaz Hispanic Clinic, Madison Towers and Liberty Collegiate Academy

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How HBCUs Continue to Make an Impact in Healthcare Through Multiple Perspectives

Jamie Ware, M.D., one of our outstanding OB/GYN providers at the Meharry Clinic, was recently featured on Black Health Now. During the broadcast, Dr. Ware spoke about the importance of community involvement in healthcare. Dr. Ware is an alumna of Fisk University and earned her Medical Degree from Meharry Medical College, graduating Magna Cum Laude.…

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Back to School Bash

Our Mobile Vaccination Unit will be providing COVID-19 vaccines at the Meharry Pre-Alumni Association’s first annual Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 6 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. This free event will provide students with school supplies and dental screenings. Additionally, students will also be able to enjoy face painting, shaved ice and…

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Back to School Immunization Event

The Meharry Pediatric Clinic staff has been busy preparing for our Back-to-School Immunization Event! Please join us July 25 – August 5 for free school supplies, backpacks, diapers and food boxes for our pediatric patients. COVID-19 vaccines will also be available for patients 6-months-old and older as well as their family members. For more information…

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Men’s Health Month

June is men’s health month. We use this time to raise awareness about health care for men and focus on encouraging boys, men, and their families to practice and implement healthy living decisions this includes exercising, eating healthy, and staying on top of annual physicals. For more information about the Meharry Clinic, please click here or…

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Meharry OB/GYN providers featured in Nashville Parent Magazine

Recently, three of our outstanding OB/GYN providers were featured in the special Baby issue of Nashville Parent Magazine! Click here to view the feature and learn more about our services and offerings. For more information about Dr. Angelica Garrett-Wood, Dr. Lauren Lewis and Dr. Jamie L. Ware, please click here or call 615.327.MD4U (6348) to schedule…

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Dr. Ashley Hicks to Join Skyline Community

Meharry Family Medicine at Skyline would like to welcome Dr. Ashley Hicks to its community. Dr. Hicks is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.  She provides primary care to adults and children, as well as preventative care such as physicals, Medicare and will outsource, if needed.A Nashville native whose father was an…

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HHS Announces Meharry’s Pediatric Clinic As A Winner Of National Challenge To Increase Pediatric Vaccinations

Nashville, Tenn. – The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced Meharry’s Pediatric Clinic was among 20 winners of the Promoting Pediatric Primary Prevention (P4) Challenge, a nationwide competition to increase pediatric vaccination rates and well-child visits. Final winners represent the diversity of the country…

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Now Offering Chronic Care Management and Remote Patient Monitoring

Meharry Medical Group is excited to announce the launch of Chronic Care Management (CCM) and Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Programs for our Medicare and TennCare patients. A program that will pilot at the Meharry Family Medicine Clinic at Skyline. MMG has collaborated with iHealth to assist with managing this process by way of assessing each chronic care…

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Meharry Medical Group Celebrates Child Health Day Oct. 4th

Meharry Medical Group is celebrating Child Health Day Oct. 4th. Patients who come for an appointment will receive diapers and food boxes. There will also be gifts for every child who receives a vaccine. COVID-19 vaccines are available for family members and children age 12 and older. Call 615-327-6316 to schedule an appointment.

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Meharry Offers Free Mammograms During Breast Cancer Awareness Day in October

The Meharry Center for Women’s Health is offering free mammograms Oct. 4th during Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The free mammograms are available to anyone who meets the following requirements: Is uninsured or underinsured. Income is below the federal poverty guideline. Meets age requirement for screening. Mammograms will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

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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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