Morehouse School of Medicine News Center
MSM Along With Other AUCC Institutions and The City of Atlanta Launch Video Camera Surveillance Program
FEBRUARY 9, 2017 - On January 24, 2017 the Atlanta University Center Consortium Council of Presidents and Mayor Kasim Reed announced the completion of a collaborative surveillance program that strategically places video cameras and license plate readers around the campus community to create a safer environment.
SUNY Board of Trustees Appoints Wayne J. Riley, M.D., '93 as President of Downstate Medical Center
JANUARY 26, 2017 - On January 24, 2017, the State University of New York Board of Trustees today appointed Dr. Wayne J. Riley as president of SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Riley is currently a clinical professor of Medicine and adjunct professor of Health Policy at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
HBCUs Imperative in Providing Health Sciences Graduates Critical to Future of Nation's Health and Wellness
JANUARY 20, 2017 - According to a report commissioned by the presidents of the nation's four HBCU medical schools - Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Howard University, Meharry Medical College, and Morehouse School of Medicine - the number of African-American students in U.S. medical schools who attended HBCUs has fallen from 26 percent in 2002 to just 12 percent in 2015. The HBCU Empower initiative is designed to increase the number of academically prepared HBCU graduates who apply and enroll in graduate and professional schools in health sciences fields, and diversify the workforce.
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice Named to Georgia Trend's 2017 Top 100 Most Influential Georgians
JANUARY 6, 2017 - Morehouse School of Medicine President and Dean Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice has been selected by Georgia Trend as one of its Top 100 Most Influential Georgians of 2017.
Morehouse School of Medicine President and Dean Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice to Receive 2017 Horatio Alger Award
DECEMBER 6, 2016 - Horatio Alger Association names Morehouse School of Medicine President and Dean Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., as one of 11 exceptional individuals to its Member Class of 2017.
Coming to a Corner Store Near You: Nutritious Options
NOVEMBER 17, 2016 - Morehouse School of Medicine, Georgia State University team up with South Atlanta business owners to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to urban community food marts
Morehouse School of Medicine's Dr. Glenda Wrenn Named to HHS Secretary's Advisory Committee
NOVEMBER 17, 2016 - Morehouse School of Medicine's Dr. Glenda Wrenn appointed as one of 13 nationally recognized subject matter experts to serve on the HHS Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030.
Renowned Geneticist Dr. Mary-Claire King Speaks on Hereditary Cancer and Genetic Testing at Morehouse School of Medicine
NOVEMBER 9, 2016 - Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) welcomed renowned human geneticist Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., and Color Genomics Co-Founder and CEO, Elad Gil, Ph.D., to speak about the latest in cancer research and treatment on Nov. 4.
It's The Journey Presents More Than $32,000 for Breast Cancer Research to Morehouse School of Medicine
NOVEMBER 3, 2016 - Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)'s Dr. Veena N. Rao was awarded $32,565 from the It's The Journey charity that will aid her pioneering research into what drives the growth of aggressive triple negative breast cancer.
Nemours Foundation Elects MSM President and Dean Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice to its Board of Directors
OCTOBER 31, 2016 - Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, president and dean of Morehouse School of Medicine, elected as one of four new members to the Nemours Foundation's Board of Directors.
Billye Aaron Pavilion Announcement
MSM 40th Anniversary Celebration