Matt Schorr
February 26, 2015

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.

Richmond is the executive director of Community Campus Partnerships for Health, co-chair for the National CTSA Community Engagement Key Function Committee and a member of the NC TraCS Community Advisory Board.

The S.S. Kresge Learning Resource Center, located on Meharry Medical College’s campus, will host the event in Lecture Halls 3 and 4. Lunch is planned at 11:15 a.m. for the first 100 attendees. The lecture begins at noon. Shuttling will be provided from Vanderbilt University to Meharry Medical College. Pick-up is scheduled at Peabody College (Horseshoe Drive, off 21st Ave. South) at 11:30 a.m., and at MCN Round Wing at 11:45 a.m.

In recognition of 15 years of programming and partnerships, the MVA launched a 15-Year Anniversary Lecture Series on Health Disparities and Population Health, bringing to the Nashville area national experts that represent the three pillars in which the Alliance works:  clinical and community-engaged collaboration, inter-institutional, inter-professional education and research.