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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

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…

Meharry Medical College Launches Nation’s First School of Global Health

Board of Trustees unanimously approves new school that will create a new generation of health equity leaders dedicated to solving complex global healt…

T4C and DHGI—An ambitious, new undertaking that will affect the lives of Black populations worldwide

Meharry President James E.K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D. announces the new Together for CHANGE (T4C) initiative of the newly founded Diaspora Human Genomics…

Few transplant surgeons are Black. Giving medical students a rare peek at organ donation may help.

From Associated Press • October 24, 2023 • by Lauran Neergaard— NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It’s long after midnight when the bustling operating room sudd…

Meharry names Dr. Harris-Haywood as new School of Medicine dean

Sonja Harris-Haywood, M.D., M.S., MA, has been appointed dean of the Meharry Medical College School of Medicine. Harris-Haywood will advance Meharry’s…

Dr. Juan McGruder to lead Meharry institutional advancement team

Juan McGruder, Ph.D., has been appointed as senior vice president of institutional advancement at Meharry Medical College.   McGruder will be res…

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