Winter 2017
Vanderbilt-Miami-Meharry Center of Excellence in Precision Medicine and Population Health leaders gather for 100-Day Meeting
Leadership, investigators and operations staff for the Vanderbilt-Miami-Meharry Center of Excellence in Precision Medicine and Population Health gathered at the University of Miami on Nov. 6-7, 2016, for a 100-Day Meeting to discuss the center's progress since its kickoff in July and best next steps for achieving its goals.

Research news
MVA paper published in Journal of Community Health
"Needs, Priorities and Recommendations for Engaging Underrepresented Populations in Clinical Research: A Community Perspective," a paper authored by researchers from the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, was recently published in the Journal of Community Health.

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MVSA news
Soccer exhibition brings Meharry and Vanderbilt students together
Students from Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center gathered Oct. 14, 2016, for a soccer exhibition at the Vanderbilt Fieldhouse.

Community engagement news
MHAMT connects communities with mental health resources and services
Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee connects the community with specialized mental health and wellness resources, provides services that improve quality of life and promotes effective services where mental health needs exist.

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IPE news
Mavis Schorn named IPE Faculty Director for Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance
Mavis Schorn, CNM, PhD, FACNM was recently named Interprofessional Education and Inter-Institutional Collaborative Learning (IPE) Faculty Director for the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance.

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Community group Spotlight
REACH 2020 teams with Barbour's Farm to combat food deserts
America is often perceived as a land of plenty. Given its massive geography, the United States is one of the only nations in the world touched by nearly all climates, allowing for a large and diverse agriculture. However, for many, the reality is quite different.

New team member
About the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance
The Alliance's mission is to enrich learning and advance clinical research by developing and supporting mutually beneficial partnerships between Meharry Medical College, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the communities they serve.
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