Community Engagement Core

The Meharry Community Engagement Core connects community members and organizations with Meharry researchers to conduct research and share results that will improve health for communities that experience the poorest health outcomes.

Vision

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

Mission

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.

Partnership Opportunities

To learn more about the Community Engagement Core, visit their website below.

Community Engagement Core Publications

Using Champion-Oriented Mindset to Overcome the Challenges of Graduate School: Impact of Workshop for Graduate School Skills on Underrepresented Minority Retention.
Andrea G Marshall, Caroline B Palavicino-Maggio, Kit Neikirk, Zer Vue, Heather K Beasley, Edgar Garza-Lopez, Sandra A Murray, Denise Martinez, Amber Crabtree, Zachary C Conley, Larry Vang, Jamaine S Davis, Keesha L Powell-Roach, Susan Campbell, Angyth B Dal, Bryanna Shao, Stefanie Alexander, Nancy Vang, Neng Vue, Mein Vue, Haysetta D Shuler, Elsie C Spencer, Derrick J Morton, Antentor Hinton

A Paternal Fish Oil Diet Preconception Modulates the Gut Microbiome and Attenuates Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Neonatal Mice.
Jelonia T Rumph, Victoria R Stephens, Sharareh Ameli, Philip N Gaines, Kevin G Osteen, Kaylon L Bruner-Tran, Pius N Nde

The Role of Mentoring in Promoting Diversity Equity and Inclusion in STEM Education and Research.
Andrea G Marshall, Zer Vue, Caroline B Palavicino-Maggio, Kit Neikirk, Heather K Beasley, Edgar Garza-Lopez, Sandra A Murray, Denise Martinez, Amber Crabtree, Zachary C Conley, Larry Vang, Jamaine S Davis, Keesha L Powell-Roach, Susan Campbell, Lillian J Brady, Angyth B Dal, Bryanna Shao, Stefanie Alexander, Nancy Vang, Neng Vue, Mein Vue, Haysetta D Shuler, Elsie C Spencer, Derrick J Morton, Antentor Hinton

An effective workshop on "How to be an Effective Mentor for Underrepresented STEM Trainees".
Andrea G Marshall, Zer Vue, Caroline B Palavicino-Maggio, Kit Neikirk, Heather K Beasley, Edgar Garza-Lopez, Sandra A Murray, Denise Martinez, Amber Crabtree, Zachary C Conley, Larry Vang, Jamaine S Davis, Keesha L Powell-Roach, Susan Campbell, Lillian J Brady, Angyth B Dal, Bryanna Shao, Stefanie Alexander, Nancy Vang, Neng Vue, Mein Vue, Haysetta D Shuler, Elsie C Spencer, Derrick J Morton, Antentor Hinton

A Rare Case of Thromboangiitis Obliterans of Bilateral Upper Extremities in an Adult Male.
Toluwalope F Ejiyooye, Abimbola O Ajibowo, Sudha Dirisanala, Bukola Olagbende, Uchenna E Ezenagu, Aadil Khan

Learning from HBCUs: How to produce Black professionals in STEMM.
Haysetta D Shuler, Elsie C Spencer, Jamaine S Davis, Steven Damo, Teresa I Shakespeare, Sandra A Murray, Dexter L Lee, Antentor Hinton