Morehouse School of Medicine News Center
Morehouse School of Medicine Celebrates Graduates with Virtual Performance by Ten-Time Grammy Award Winner and Philanthropist John Legend
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.
New Study First of Its Kind to Identify Disparities in Rates and Types of Depression Treatment among Racial-Ethnic Subgroups of Medicaid Beneficiaries
MAY 1, 2020 - This manuscript, published in the Journal of Psychiatric Services, highlights a cross-sectional secondary analysis of a nationally representative Medicaid beneficiaries data currently housed at the National Center for Primary Care (NCPC) at Morehouse School of Medicine.
MSM's Center for Maternal Health Equity Partners with Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies to contribute to COVID-19 Toolkit for Pregnant and Postpartum Families
APRIL 17, 2020 - Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17, is an opportunity to raise awareness and center Black women's voices in the conversation not only on Black maternal health in the United States, but in the conversation around coronavirus (COVID-19) disparities.
President Emeritus of MSM Authors Op-Ed: COVID-19 shows healthy economy requires a healthy nation too
APRIL 13, 2020 - Louis W. Sullivan, President Emeritus and former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services examines the human and economic impacts of a public health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
APRIL 13, 2020 - Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, FACOG, President and Dean of Morehouse School of Medicine, spoke to CNN Newsroom anchor Fredricka Whitfield, to move the national COVID-19 narrative from prevention and preparedness to a discussion around the social determinants of health, existing health disparities and the implications for life during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
APRIL 13, 2020 - Latrice Rollins, assistant professor of community health and preventive medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine, speaks with Washington Post about the opportunities for fathers to be a resource in improved health outcomes for their sons.
Daniel Dawes authors Op-Ed in Essence Magazine: COVID-19: Black Folks Have Been Trying To Tell You That Data Is Political
APRIL 10, 2020 - Daniel E. Dawes, Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine believes there are lessons from the success we realized in other crises to advance more equitable policies today.
MSM President and Dean Co-Authors Op-Ed: Black medical leaders: Coronavirus magnifies racial inequities, with deadly consequences
APRIL 10, 2020 - Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG stands with other deans and healthcare leaders across the nation in developing calls-to-action for refining our governmental and health care responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Billye Aaron Pavilion Announcement
MSM 40th Anniversary Celebration