AUGUST 25, 2020 - President Emeritus Louis W. Sullivan, MD, chairman of the Sullivan Alliance, and US Secretary of Health and Human Services under President George H.W. Bush, co-authored this piece calling for rebuilding our public health infrastructure, from ratcheting up biomedical research to reversing the chronic underfunding of local, state, and federal health services.
MAY 14, 2020 - Graduates from medical, public health, biomedical sciences programs to be joined in the interactive ceremony by history makers, celebrities and past MSM presidents; NIH Researcher Dr. Gary H. Gibbons to deliver commencement address, May 16.
MAY 5, 2020 - There are widespread racial and ethnic disparities in COVID-19 across the nation. The pandemic is exacerbating existing racial and ethnic disparities, resulting in higher burdens of disease and death in communities of color. These disparities have been observed at the individual patient level.
MAY 4, 2020 - In April 2017, MSM President and Dean, Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice along with Meharry Medical College President Dr. James Hildreth, led a group of faculty, research scientists, and staff from the two HBCU medical schools to Senegal. Now, three years later, the MSM Natural Products Research Center's Emerging Pathogens Program is examining the potential impact of traditional medicine through natural products on coronaviruses like COVID-19.