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U.S. Ambassador Deborah Birx meets Meharry Medical College researchers for HIV/AIDS roundtable discussion

U.S. Ambassador Deborah Birx, M.D. met with representatives of Meharry Medical College Thursday for a roundtable discussion concerning HIV and AIDS health disparities around the world. Ambassador Birx is the Coordinator of the United States Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy. Birx is a world-renowned medical expert and leader in the field of HIV/AIDS. Her three-decade-long career has focused on HIV/AIDS immunology, vaccine research and global health.

IPE Student Pilot Project Recognition Ceremony will be April 9

The Inter-Institutional Interprofessional Education Student Pilot Project will hold its Recognition Ceremony April 9 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.  The Pilot Project is an inter-institutional and interprofessional collaborative program between the academic community and community partners.

MVA 15-Year Anniversary Lecture Series planned March 30

The Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance 15-Year Anniversary Lecture Series on Health Disparities & Population Health will be held March 30 from noon until 1 p.m. The series features Giselle Corbie-Smth, MD, MSC and Alan Richmond. Corbie Smith is a Kenan Distinguished Professor and a member of the Department of Social Medicine, the Department of Medicine and the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, as well as director for both the Center for Health Equity Research and the NC TraCS Institute, CARES.