Sickle Cell Center — What happens 6,000 times a year at Meharry? Blood testing for sickle cell disease. Sickle cell disease is one of the earliest known blood disorders, one that affects millions of people throughout the world, and, in the U.S., an estimated 90,000 African Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Meet the staff of the Sickle Cell Center and read about its services.
Meharry Community Wellness Center —The Meharry Community Wellness Center includes a wide range of early intervention services and focus on expanding access to and retention into high quality care, reducing health disparities, and improving health outcomes. The primary goals of this program are 1) to reduce the rate of HIV/AIDS and 2) to improve the health outcomes of low-income and medically underserved African Americans living with HIV/AIDS primarily in North Nashville.