Meharry Students Showcase Health Disparities Research Projects During Student Research Day

meharry research daySOM student Jensine Norman with her project on Student Research Day.


Meharry Medical College is cultivating the next generation of researchers. Every year since 1956, Meharry has sponsored an event known as Student Research Day where the contributions to scientific discoveries by students from all three schools—medical, dental, and graduate studies, are celebrated.

This year's the event was held March 13, 2013. Students worked closely with their mentors in this preparation for the event.

Prizes were awarded in categories such as Medical Research, Advanced Ph.D. Research, MSPH Research, and First and Second Year Ph.D. Research. There was also a grand prize for best overall research.

A complete list of this year's winners are listed in the right hand column.

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SOM Student Abdelbassat Zerguine (above) shows off his research project during Student Research Day.


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SOM and SOGSR student Lekeisha Summers (above) discusses her research project with Samuel E. Adunyah, Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology at Meharry.


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SOM Student Elizabeth Kightlinger (above) with her research during Meharry's Student Research Day.


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Charles P. Mouton, M.D., M.S., Senior Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine with two of the School of Medicine Research Day winners, Angela Chapman and Babatunde Akinpelu