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Health Department director nominee discusses COVID-19, goals for the county

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On Thursday, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris nominated Dr. Michelle Taylor as director of the health department. Taylor’s nomination goes before the Shelby County Board of Commissioners’ General Government Committee on Wednesday. If approved, the full commission will vote on her appointment on July 26. Taylor would replace Alisa Haushalter, who resigned in February after… Read More

Women’s History Month: These Black Memphis doctors are mentoring the next generation of physicians

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“We really have a focus on getting underrepresented minority students into medical school. We mentor almost all of the African American students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. They have individual mentors within the Bluff City Medical Society (and) we meet with them one-on-one and in group settings to really help them and… Read More