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Meharry Medical Group Celebrates Kindergarten Wellness Day

Nashville, TN – In the bustling heart of Nashville, a community initiative brought smiles and wellness to our youngest residents. Meharry Medical Group’s Pediatric Clinic hosted Kindergarten Wellness Day, a collaborative effort between local healthcare providers, Metro Nashville Public Schools, and organizations, transforming a regular day into a celebration of health, learning, and community spirit.…

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Dr. Wyche-Etheridge Receives National Health Equity Award

Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Ethridge accepts RISE award.

Nashville, TN – Meharry Medical Group proudly congratulates Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge who received the RISE Health Care Hero Award at The RISE Summit on Social Determinants of Health in New Orleans. Dr. Wyche-Etheridge is an Assistant Professor at Meharry Medical College’s Department of Pediatrics, and a Primary Care physician at Meharry’s Pediatric Clinic. The Health…

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Meharry Medical Group Participates at 14th Annual Kids & Kites Day

Pediatrician speaks to person at community event.

Nashville, TN – Meharry Medical Group’s Pediatric Clinic made a significant impact at the 14th Annual Kids & Kites Day held at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park on April 13. Started by former state Sen. Brenda Gilmore, the community event has become a cornerstone in fostering healthy lifestyles and emphasizing the importance of physical activity…

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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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