Meharry Community Engagement Core

To eradicate health and healthcare disparities through long-term, collaborative, mutually beneficial community/academic research partnerships.


To combine the passion, knowledge, and skills of community partners and academic researchers to carry out research, share research results, and put into practice research findings that advance health equity and improve health for communities that experience the poorest health outcomes.

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Stephania Miller-Hughes, Ph.D., M.S., M.S.C.I.

Associate Director:

Consuelo Wilkins, M.D., M.S.C.I.

Associate Director:

Kimberlee Wyche Etheridge, M.D., M.P.H.


Sylvie Akohoue, Ph.D.

Margaret Hargreaves, Ph.D.

Maureen Sanderson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Jennifer Cunningham Erves, Ph.D., M.A.Ed., M.S.