Christopher Smith

Community Engagement Coordinator

As Community Engagement Coordinator, Christopher Smith manages and supports the Community Engagement pillar of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance. Christopher helps to push the MVA’s mission of promoting health equity forward by building bridges and strategic partnerships across Meharry, Vanderbilt and multiple community organizations and institutions. Christopher works with MVA partners to understand community needs and how to leverage community assets and institutional resources. He is also responsible for bringing together multisector collaboratives, supporting mutually beneficial research partnerships, and connecting partners to resources and educational opportunities centered around health equity.