Latest News and Information from Meharry Medical Group

Meharry Medical Clinic & UnitedHealthcare Juneteenth Freedom Day 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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African American Women Needed for Breast Cancer Focus Group (compensation provided)

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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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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Part II of Meharry’s Virtual Health Summit Convening: Mobilizing for Action on April 28th, 5 pm-7 pm (CST)

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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Meharry Medical Group Begins offering COVID-19 Vaccines 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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Watch Meharry President James E. K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D., Discuss COVID-19 Spread and Prevention

James E. K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D., President & CEO of Meharry Medical College, illustrates the transmission of COVID-19 and discusses prevention. Click here to see view video on Youtube  

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Meharry’s Dr. Millard D. Collins Highlights COVID-19’s 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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Coronavirus 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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Meharry Medical Group 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 app to access Patient Portal through mobile devices

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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