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The Drs. Vincent

Alumnus Dr. Felix Vincent’s latest philanthropic contribution to Meharry makes him the youngest living donor as a Guardian of Our Legacy, a group of generous and loyal alumni who have given $100,000 or more to the college. Both he and his wife, Dr. Brittany S. Vincent, provide dental care for rural communities in Tennessee.

White Coat Recap – 2023

Meharry students don their white coats for the first time.

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Music and Medicine – A Meharry Story

Student doctor Lawrence B. Brown discusses his dual passions in art and science, and how each discipline hones the other.

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Oral Health Day — Spring 2023

School of Dentistry students, Remote Area Medical, and the Meharry American Student Dental Association, assisted by volunteer dentists, alumni, students, and Meharry staff, performed free dental care at Oral Health Day last Saturday on the Meharry campus. This year, the team performed 684 procedures on 305 patients—an estimated $96,000 in value.

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The History of the Meharry Shade

Dentures used to come in one shade of gum tissue: Coral Pink. In 1946, Meharry Medical College faculty of the School of Dentistry developed a new shade for dentures to better serve their African American patients. This came to be know as the Meharry Shade.

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Meet student doctor Terry Akpua

Terry Akpua shares his journey from professional soccer player to future orthodontist.

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Match Day at Meharry — 2023

Match Day 2023 sends Meharrians to major residency programs nationwide.

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Recent News

Meharry, HHS sign MOU toward ‘recruitment and outreach’

Meharry Medical College and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services formalized a memorandum of understanding Thursday, May 30, 2024, to suppo…

Meharry Medical College Graduate Pursues Service and Legacy in Medicine

Solon Bass is about to embark on the next chapter in his medical career following graduation on Saturday, May 18. He will graduate from Meharry Medica…

Meharry School of Medicine Class of 2024 Spotlight: Yewande Dada

Yewande grew up in Bensalem, Pennsylvania and Houston, Texas, and is the first in her family to attend medical school. Her time at Meharry led her to…

Scenes from Match Day 2024


EQBMED, led by VUMC, partners with Meharry to advance clinical trial diversity in Nashville

(2/26/2024) Equitable Breakthroughs in Medicine Development (EQBMED) has selected Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., as one of four sites ai…

MOU with Taiwan medical school yields learning and research exchange

   Meharry Medical College immigration attorney Terry Olsen, recently took part in meetings with Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan, res…

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