School Mission

Meharry Medical College is an academic health sciences center that exists to improve the health and health care of minority and underserved communities by offering excellent education and training programs in the health sciences. True to its heritage, Meharry places special emphasis on providing opportunities for people of color, individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, and others regardless of race or ethnicity; delivering high quality health services; and conducting research that fosters the elimination of health disparities.

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Patricia Matthews-Juarez, PhD

Senior Vice President,
Office of Faculty Affairs and Development
Professor, Department of Family
and Community Medicine
Director, Research Training Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence

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Veronica Burns, SHRM-SCP, CCP

Program Director,
Department of Faculty Affairs and Development

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