Morehouse School of Medicine News Center
AJC: MSM Points to Cost of Mental Health Inequities in New Report
SEPTEMBER 13, 2022 - The Satcher Health Leadership Institute study seeks to bring awareness to the effects of mental health disparities on underserved communities.
The Conversation: Yes, Black Patients Do Want to Help with Medical Research
SEPTEMBER 13, 2022 - MSM's Julia Liu, MD, and RaKetra Snipes, PA-C, detail ways to overcome the barriers that keep clinical trials from recruiting diverse population.
Satcher Health Leadership Institute at MSM Releases First-Ever Report Demonstrating the Devastating Cost of Mental Health Inequities
SEPTEMBER 8, 2022 - Study Finds Lack of Equitable Mental Health Care Cost Nearly 117,000 Lives and Approximately $278 Billion Between 2016-2020.
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice: The Silver Lining for Health Equity in the COVID-19 Pandemic
SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 - As President and CEO of Morehouse School of Medicine, Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice writes about the need for health equity and what her institution is doing to close the gap for underserved populations.
Dr. Sarah Vinson Discusses Black Women, Mental Health, and Criminal Justice with Capital B News
SEPTEMBER 2, 2022 - This year has been marked by tragic moments of public violence, from a grocery store massacre in New York to a small-town school shooting in Texas. But three incidents this summer have stood out for an unusual similarity. Read more.
Dr. Bakari Vickerson Speaks With WSB-TV About Black Veterans and Mental Health
SEPTEMBER 1, 2022 - A new film about a bank robbery in Metro Atlanta is raising new questions about mental healthcare for Black veterans. The movie titled "Breaking" tells the story of Iraq war veteran Brian Easley's 2017 hostage standoff at a Wells Fargo bank on Windy Hill Road in Cobb County, Georgia.
Dr. Walkitria Smith Interviewed by AJC About How Telehealth Use is Growing and Diversifying
SEPTEMBER 1, 2022 - When the pandemic forced medical providers to find creative ways to see patients, telehealth provided an answer. Read More.
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Activates Partnership with MSM to Expand Black Representation in Health Care
AUGUST 29, 2022 - Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle is one of seven sites in the United States to host undergraduate medical education training program.
SHLI at MSM Announces Collaboration with Gilead Sciences and XULA College of Pharmacy to Address Inequities in HIV Care
AUGUST 18, 2022 - Gilead to Provide $4.5 Million in Funding to Help Improve Health Outcomes for Black Americans in the Southern United States
Dr. Rick Kittles Interviewed on WABE About Combatting Health Equity Gaps in Clinical Trial Participation Among Those of African Descent
AUGUST 15, 2022 - For many diseases that disproportionally affect Black Americans and those of African descent, participation in clinical trials and research is notably low. Health equity expert and newly appointed Morehouse School of Medicine Senior Vice President for Research Dr. Rick Kittles spoke with Rose Scott, host of the WABE news program "Closer Look with Rose Scott," about how MSM is working to close the gaps.
Billye Aaron Pavilion Announcement
MSM 40th Anniversary Celebration