Grant Recipients

Meharry Medical College

Grant Amount: $50,000 and under
Grant Term: 1 Year
Jul 31 2005

Meharry Medical College is the largest, private historically black college for educating healthcare professionals and scientists in the United States.  Meharry is comprised of the School of Medicine, the School of Dentistry, the School of Graduate Studies and Research, and the Joint Program with the School of Allied Health at TSU.  There are currently 723 students at Meharry.  A $35,000 education grant is awarded to fund the training of academic leaders to role model compassion and culturally competent care focusing on health practices and belief systems of patients.  A course that will incorporate “Loving Care and Cultural Competency” will be presented to the Curriculum Committee for inclusion as a required course. 

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