All MVA News

All MVA News

Brady Ruffin Joins MVA as Program Manager

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Thomas Brady Ruffin, M.P.S., recently joined the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance (MVA) as a program manager, leading external communications wh

Equity and Engagement Café

Equity and Engagement Café  – Bringing together Health Equity and Community Engagement   “Begin thinking of ways to start” … “end with the checkbox culture." -reflective anonymous comment 

Call for Virtual Poster Presentations

In conjunction with the Inaugural Clifton K. Meador, MD Lectureship the Meharry Vanderbilt Alliance would like to announce the Inaugural Clifton K. Meador Health Equity Virtual Poster Session!  Student posters that reflect research and/or programs dedicated to improving access to quality health care for marginalized communities, in the greater Nashville area, are eligible for submission. 

HERO Project assess strength and gaps in health care

HERO (Healthcare Workers Exposure Response and Outcomes) is a program coordinated by the Duke Clinical Research Institute and funded by the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) to understand pandemic-related risk factors, perspectives, and challenges experienced by healthcare workers and the larger community.

Florence Supports Diversity in Clinical Trials Through a Partnership with the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

Florence Healthcare is committed to supporting Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives in clinical trials, both through the use of its software and philanthropic investment in the community. Earlier this year, Florence’s executive leadership reached out to their colleagues and asked how Florence could do more to support diversity initiatives at the local level. 

IPE Orientation

Since its inception in 1999, the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance (MVA) has sought to create innovative avenues for interprofessional education (IPE) collaboration leave a lasting impact on the Nashville community through strategic partnerships.  The annual IPE Student Project provides an opportunity for students from various health profession programs to collaborate with loca

Urban Housing Solutions: Dr. Tiffany Davis

Our Community Partner Spotlight features organizations that work with the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance (MVA) to eliminate health disparities in the communities they serve.