Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance awards grants to support community engagement in celebration of its 15-year anniversary
Jun. 19, 2014—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance is awarding grants to support activities that promote ongoing, mutually beneficial, health research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers.
May. 22, 2014—Consuelo Wilkins, M.D., MSCI, executive director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, has been accepted as a Fellow in the 2014-2015 Class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women.
Mar. 7, 2014—In celebration of 15 years of partnership, the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance invites proposals for activities that promote ongoing, mutually beneficial, health-oriented research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers.
Feb. 20, 2014—At a recent Community Research Partners meeting hosted by the Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core (CERC), Bruce Behringer MPH, deputy commissioner for Continuous Improvement and Training for the Tennessee Department of Health, spoke on the value of the ‘Give-Get Grid.’
Jan. 30, 2014—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core received national recognition for its development of community review boards to strengthen patient-centered research.
Nov. 7, 2013—The first Community Research Day, sponsored by the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance and the Meharry-Vanderbilt Community-Engaged Research Core, was held Tuesday at the MetroCenter headquarters of United Way of Metropolitan Nashville.
Apr. 26, 2012—On May 4, the Community Research Partners meeting will convene, focusing on the importance of health literacy and health communication in patient health, with a particular focus on the role of health literacy in diabetes and obesity. The presentation will include the discussion of a current study that is a partnership between the Tennessee Department...
Apr. 2, 2012—Community Research Partners will meet from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday, April 13, for the first in a two-part series discussing social marketing for public health. The workshop will present an overview of the Community Based Prevention Marketing model, which combines social marketing and community-based participatory research, as well as examples of how it can...
Aug. 5, 2011—Dr. Michael R. DeBaun, vice chair for Clinical Research for Vanderbilt’s Department of Pediatrics, has received a $1.4 million grant from the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) for the new Vanderbilt, Meharry, Matthew Walker Center for Sickle Cell Disease Excellence.
Jun. 24, 2011—Antioxidant genes may be good targets for treating a stomach disorder that affects up to 40 percent of patients with diabetes.