All MVA News

All MVA News

NIMHD Director, Dr. Pèrez-Stable Visits Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

The faculty, students, and staff of Meharry Medical College (MMC) and the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance (MVA) recently engaged in a lively and informative discussion with Dr. Pèrez-Stable, Director of the National Institute on Minority Health at the NIH (NIMHD). Moderated by Dr. Leah Alexander, the conversation encompassed a broad range of topics.

IPE Students Showcase Creative Conscientiousness

As soon as you step into the Local Distro, the sound of laughter and chatter fills the air, mixed with the intoxicating aroma of savory spices and sizzling carnitas being prepared by Chef Eli and his energetic crew. The space truly integrates the outside into the inside -- showcasing the work of local artisans representing the vibrant culture and history of the Salemtown neighborhood.

Staff Spotlight: Dr. Freneka Minter Demonstrates Mindfulness That Empowers

Our Staff Spotlight celebrates the team of individuals who play a vital role in the programming, engagement, events, and research that propels the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance forward, resulting in sustainable impact for the Nashville community. Dr. Freneka F. Minter, Ph.D., MS, MCHES, PMP, CCRP, a native of Murfreesboro, TN, serves as the Sr. Community Research Program Manager at the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance. Dr. Minter leads the MVA’s Faculty Affiliate Program and plays a vital role on the MVA Research Team.

Student Spotlight: Gorav Gupta, Meharry Medical College

Our Student Spotlight celebrates student members of the Meharry-Vanderbilt community, whose achievements reflect the MVA’s commitment to enhance and support high-impact translational research, interprofessional learning, and community engagement. This month, the MVA talked with Gorav Gupta from Meharry Medical College. Where are you headed for your residency?