The Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance seeks to eliminate health disparities by developing and supporting collaborative initiatives between Meharry Medical College, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, community partners and the individuals, families and communities they serve. 


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.