Media, COVID-19 and the community

This page is regularly updated with links to efforts by Meharry to support the community and remarks by Dr. James E.K. Hildreth about the pandemic in the media.


Thursday, April 16

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Wednesday, April 15

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Tuesday, April 14

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Monday, April 13

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  • Healthline: Why the African American Community Is Being Hit Hard by COVID-19 features Dr. Hildreth’s insight on social constructs and health equity that is now magnified because of the pandemic.
  • WKRN: 6 p.m. mentions Meharry’s assessment center.
  • WGHP: Yesterday at 4 p.m. features an on-air phone interview with Dr. Alcendor who shares his insight on developing a coronavirus treatment.

Sunday, April 12

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Friday, April 10

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Thursday, April 9

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  • National PSA: DocsOnCall – YouTube features a snippet of the interview with Dr. Hildreth for the #DocsOnCall National PSA video. The official broadcast premier is Sunday, April 12. Dr. Hildreth is taking the tele-conference tomorrow.
  • TN Ledger: Learning from deadly disaster features Dr. Hildreth’s insight on COVID-19 cases in the state and how 4 out of 5 are contracted from someone with no symptoms.
  • Black Press USA: COVID-19: Renowned Doctor Says, ‘Be Vigilant. Don’t Be a Vector

Wednesday, April 8

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  • WKRN: 6 a.m. feature of an on-air interview over the phone with Dr. Hildreth who shares his insight on the newest updates in science on this morning’s episode of Good Morning Nashville.
  • WSMV: At 4 a.m., 4:30 a.m., 6 a.m. features a sergeant at Meharry who is highlighted for being a front-line hero.

Tuesday, April 7

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Wednesday, April 1

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Tuesday, March 31

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Monday, March 30

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Sunday, March 29

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Friday, March 27

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Thursday, March 26

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Wednesday, March 25

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Tuesday, March 24

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Monday, March 23

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Sunday, March 22

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