What We Do

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.

Researcher Spotlights

Dr. Jamaine Davis

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Neuroscience, and Pharmacology Research Interests: Understanding how genetic mutations alter cell pathways and cause disease Research Skills/Expertise: Structural biochemistry Current Research Focus: How do clinical mutations of proteins implicated in disease affect its structure-function relationship For questions or to learn more please email Dr. Davis at jdavis@mmc.edu. Listen […]

Dr. Jennifer Cunningham Erves

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Research Interests: Cancer prevention to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities Research Skills/Expertise: Community-engaged research, behavioral intervention development and implementation, qualitative research (design, implementation, and analysis), and mixed methods research Current Research Focus: Increasing the number of racial and ethnic minorities that get vaccinated for the human papilloma virus […]