Morehouse School of Medicine News Center
Emory and Partners MSM & Georgia Tech Receive NIH Funding to Establish Collaborative Diabetes Research Center
FEBRUARY 15, 2017 - Emory University received an approximately $2.5 million grant from The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease for the establishment of the Georgia Diabetes Translation Research Center (GDTRC), which is a partnership among Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, and Goizueta Business School, along with Georgia Institute of Technology and Morehouse School of Medicine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OCTOBER 17, 2016 - Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., president and dean of Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 - Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) announced the creation of a Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Training Program--an effort that helps address both an increasingly aging population suffering with heart disease and the nation's shortage of minority cardiologists.
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 - Thanks to a $3 million grant from health care leader Kaiser Permanente, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) has created an undergraduate program designed to help underrepresented students enter graduate-level study in the health and biomedical fields.
Billye Aaron Pavilion Announcement
MSM 40th Anniversary Celebration