HDRCOE Annual Retreat

HDRCOE Annual Retreat held May 9-10, 2016 at Meharry Medical College. Participants (from front row, left to right) are: Brandi Alexander (guest), Oaskhuemen Ihenyen (guest), Patricia Matthews Juarez, Suzanne Baktash, Xiaoran Xu, Paul Juarez, Mohammad Al-Hamdan, Patricia Cifuentes, Gary Rogers, Charles Phillips, Arnold Saxton, Michael Langston, Darryl Hood, Charles Mouton, Wansoo Im

Welcome Back

Drs. Paul Juarez and Patricia Matthews Juarez returned to Meharry Medical College in September 2015: Dr. Paul Juarez and Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine and Director of the HDRCOE and Dr. Matthews-Juarez as Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Development…


Wansoo Im, PhD, joined the HDRCOE in May 2016 as Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and will lead efforts to establish a National Center for Community Mapping (NCCM). Xiaoran (Ran) Xu, MUSA, joined the Center in February 2016 as GIS analyst and will oversee the development of community mapping databases…

Breaking News

Dr. Wansoo Im establishes the National Center for Community Mapping under the HDRCOE at Meharry. Dr. Paul Juarez appointed to serve on the Etiology of Health Disparities: Biological and Environmental Mechanisms Panel, NIMHD Science Vision of Health Disparities Research.  NIMHD/NIH. April 2016. Dr. Paul Juarez appointed, Director, Southeast Region, Intercultural Cancer Council. April 2016.

Recent activities and Events

Dr. Paul Juarez has been invited to present at the National Latino Cancer Summit in San Francisco, CA , July 26 – 29, 2016. Dr. Matthews Juarez will begin her term as Chair of the Intercultural Cancer Council at the 3rd Annual ICC Regional Leadership Summit In Houston TX on June 23-24, 2016. Dr. Paul…