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Community Outreach & Engagement

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 partnerships.

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.

Community Outreach & Engagement Research Team

Kimberlee Wyche Etheridge, MD, MSCI

Associate Director, Community Engagement Core & Assistant Professor
School of Medicine
Community Outreach & Engagement

(615) 327-6675
ketheridge@mmc.edu

Stephanie Miller-Hughes, PhD, MSCI

Director, Community Engagement Core & Associate Professor
School of Medicine
Community Outreach & Engagement

(615) 327-5666
smiller@mmc.edu

Community Outreach & Engagement Publications

Engaging the community through a longitudinal, interprofessional, interinstitutional experiential learning collaboration.
Chad Gentry, Elena Espiritu, Mavis N Schorn, Beth Hallmark, Missy Bryan, Pilar Prather, Victoria Villalta-Gil, Regina Offodile, Consuelo Wilkins