Latest News and Information from Meharry Medical Group

Watch Meharry President Discuss COVID-19 Spread & 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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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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Elam Mental Health Receives National Accreditation

The Lloyd C. Elam Mental Health Center has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, popularly referred to as CARF. CARF provides accreditation services worldwide at the request of health and human service providers. Providers that meet CARF standards have demonstrated their commitment to being among the best available. The mission of…

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Meharry Welcomes Dr. S L Lampkin

Meharry graduate Dr. S L Lampkin has merged his family medicine practice into Meharry Medical Group after practicing in Nashville for more than 20 years.   Dr. Lampkin integrated his practice into Meharry Medical Group in 2019, and accepted a faculty position in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.   As a primary care doctor, Dr. Lampkin is experienced in adult and…

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MMG Achieves NCQA Recognition

Meharry Medical Group has received National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognition for all four of Meharry’s primary care clinic locations: Family Medicine (main campus), Family Medicine (at Skyline), Pediatric Clinic (main campus), and Total Health (Antioch).   Meharry Medical Group contracted with the State of Tennessee in 2018 for its Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program.   Part of that contract required Meharry to become NCQA accredited by…

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Meharry’s Community Wellness Center featured on WKRN News

Meharry Medical Group’s Dr. Vladmir Berthaud was featured in a WKRN news broadcast on HIV prevention medication. Dr. Berthaud is an expert in infectious disease and oversees the Meharry Community Wellness Center, located on the third floor of the Meharry Clinic building.  For appointments at the Meharry Community Wellness Clinic, call 615.327.5788.  Click here to view the WKRN news story. 

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