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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 Women’s Health Services in Antioch

We are excited to announce that Meharry Medical Group is expanding our women’s health services to our Total Health Medical and Dental Clinic in Antioch.Dr. Lauren Lewis is now accepting new patients at Total Health on Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dr. Lewis is an outstanding OB/GYN who provides services such as prenatal care,…

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MMG Mobile Vaccine Operation Improves Vaccine Access for Middle Tennessee Residents

Meharry Medical Group’s Mobile Vaccine Operation (MVO) has administered more than 5,000 vaccinations (adult and pediatric) and booster shots to Middle Tennessee residents free of charge.Under the direction of Dr. Duane T. Smoot, Catherine Nash, PA-C, Sheena Simon, MSN, NP-C, and Russell Acklin the MMG Mobile Vaccine Operation has worked diligently in the community to increase the…

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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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First, Second and Booster Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines Available at Meharry

Meharry Medical Group has first, second and booster doses of all three available vaccinations—Pfizer and Moderna (two doses and booster) and Johnson & Johnson, or J&J (one dose and booster). Vaccines are given Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in  Alumni Hall on the Meharry Medical College campus. For an appointment, call…

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Watch Dr. Calvin Smith Discuss New COVID-19 Recommendations on Morning Line

Meharry’s Dr. Calvin Smith appeared recently on the News Channel 5 Plus broadcast of Morning Line to discuss the latest with the COVID-19 vaccine, including new recommendations to vaccinate children under the age of twelve. Be sure to watch to learn more. View the full video by clicking the link below. https://news.yahoo.com/morningline-covid-19-vaccine-latest-142321091.html?fr=sycsrp_catchall  

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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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