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February 09, 2011
MEHARRY MEDICAL COLLEGE OFFERS FREE TESTING IN RECOGNITION OF
NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY
WHAT: The Meharry Medical College Center for AIDS Health Disparities Research is offering free confidential HIV/AIDS testing and a community forum in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2011—Free HIV/AIDS testing 3-8 p.m.; Community Education Forum 6-8
WHERE: Ray of Hope Community Church, 901 Meridian Street, Nashville, TN 37207
COST: The event is free to the public and will be preceded by a reception
About Meharry Medical College: Meharry Medical College founded in 1876, is the nation’s largest
private, independent historically black academic health center dedicated solely to educating minority and other health professionals. True to its heritage, it is a United Methodist Church affiliated institution. The College is particularly well known for its uniquely nurturing, highly effective educational programs; emerging preeminence in health disparities research; culturally sensitive, evidence-based health services and significant contribution to the diversity of the nation’s health professions workforce. Diverse Issues in
Higher Education’s ranking of institutions annually lists Meharry as a leading national educator of African Americans with M.D. and D.D.S. degrees and Ph.D. degrees in the biomedical sciences. Visit www.mmc.edu to learn more.