About Meharry 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.
To eradicate health and healthcare disparities through long-term, collaborative, mutually beneficial community/academic research partnerships.
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 Advisory Board Members
Ira Baxter, MBA, PMP, Prostate Cancer Coalition of Tennessee
Luz Belleza-Binns, GAL Advocate/SSW
Dr. Cynthia Jackson
Rev. Omaràn Lee, M. Div, Co-Chair
Amna Osman, MPA, Nashville Cares
Nicole Rowan, MSM, Chair, Global Outreach CDC
Director: Stephania Miller-Hughes, Ph.D., M.S., M.S.C.I
Associate Director: Consuelo Wilkins, M.D., M.S.C.I.
Associate Director: Kimberlee Wyche Etheridge, M.D., M.P.H.
Sylvie Akohoue, Ph.D
Maureen Sanderson, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Jennifer Cunningham Erves, Ph.D., M.A.Ed., M.S.
Program Manager: Jillian Duke, MSPH
Post-Doctoral Research Associate: Elizabeth Stewart, DrPH, MSPH