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Meharry Medical College is a graduate and professional college located in Nashville, Tennessee. The school is affiliated with the Methodist Church, and has a mission to educate future healthcare professionals and other scientists. The school was founded in 1876 and at the time was the first medical school in the Southern states for African Americans.
The school includes both a medical school, dental school, allied health school and graduate school. It is the second largest educator of African-American doctors and dentists in the United States.
There have been many notable alumni that graduated from MMC including current president of the American Heart Association Edward Cooper. Other alumni include: Willie Adams and Anthony Rankin. MMC publishes a public health journal entitled “Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved” that is well known among the entire medical community for its insight into health care of the poor.