Tag: Hanna Akalu

UTHSC Medical Students Start Cradle of Health to Address Health Care Needs of the African Community


A new, multidisciplinary student service organization has been created at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to address the health care needs of people from African countries, who are now living in Memphis. Cradle of Health, which began this year, aims to bring awareness to health care issues affecting Africans from the diaspora… Read More

COM Students Offer Help to the Homeless


When UTHSC medical students discovered there was no service organization on campus that focused on the homeless community in Memphis, they sprang into action. They created Memphis Street Health, a community health initiative that provides health care education and access to the homeless. “Our vision is to seek out homeless individuals on the streets of… Read More