Morehouse School of Medicine News Center
Atlanta Awarded $30 Million HUD Choice Grant to Revitalize West Atlanta; MSM Tapped as Lead Health Partner to Work with AHA
OCTOBER 1, 2015 - Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)'s Community Health and Preventive Medicine Department will be the lead health partner assisting the Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) in health care outreach as it utilizes the $30 million Choice grant recently awarded to the City of Atlanta by U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Julian Castro.
NIH Launches Landmark Study on Substance Use and Adolescent Brain Development
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 - The National Institutes of Health awarded 13 grants to research institutions around the country as part of a landmark study about the effects of adolescent substance use on the developing brain.
MSM Hosts 20th Annual HeLa Conference Promoting Precision Medicine Through the Legacy of Henrietta Lacks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 - Morehouse School of Medicine hosted the 20th Annual HeLa Conference and Healthy Living & Community Engagement Day on September 18-19, 2015, promoting precision medicine through the life, legacy and contribution of Henrietta Lacks and recognizing local media partners for championing health equity.
Dr. Montgomery Rice Discusses Remedies for Lack of Black Men Entering Medical School in WABE 90.1 FM Interview
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 - Morehouse School of Medicine President and Dean Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice and third year internal medicine resident Dr. Benjamin Renelus discuss remedies for lack of black men entering medical school in WABE 90.1 FM interview.
Landmark NIH Study SPRINT Shows Intensive Blood Pressure Management May Save Lives
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 - Landmark NIH study SPRINT shows intensive blood pressure management may save lives
MSM Welcomes Largest-Ever Entering Class of 159 Students at 31st Fall Convocation, White Coat & Pinning Ceremony
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 - Morehouse School of Medicine welcomes largest-ever entering class of 159 students at 31st Fall Convocation, White Coat & Pinning Ceremony
Hank and Billye Aaron Announce $3 Million Gift to Morehouse School of Medicine
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 - Atlanta's Hammerin Hank and Billye Suber Aaron announced a $3 million gift to Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) that will be used to expand the Hugh Gloster Medical Education building and create the Billye Suber Aaron Student Pavilion.
Morehouse School of Medicine, Emory Explore Risk for Heart Disease and Stroke Among Minorities
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 - Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) and Emory University School of Medicine have joined forces to establish the MSM/Emory Cardiovascular (MECA) Center for Health Equity, with funding from the American Heart Association (AHA).
MSM Cancer Care & Research Community's Dr. Derrick Beech Featured in Future of Cancer Care Campaign
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 - Morehouse School of Medicine Cancer Care & Research Community's Dr. Derrick Beech featured in Future of Cancer Care campaign.
Dr. James A. Hefner, 21-year HBCU President, Passes at 76
AUGUST 29, 2015 - Dr. James A. Hefner, 21-year HBCU president and champion of students and black higher education, passes at 76.
Billye Aaron Pavilion Announcement
MSM 40th Anniversary Celebration