The Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance develops and supports collaborative initiatives. It has provided opportunities for collaboration between Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and for collaboration with projects in the community.


Dr. Karen Winkfield


Dr. Karen Winkfield assumed the role of Executive Director on November 1, 2020, from outgoing Executive Director Dr. Consuelo H. Wilkins. She will lead the Alliance in expanding its community-engaged research initiatives while continuing to cultivate its existing programs.