Juanita F Buford

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The ability of academic health centers (AHCs) to maintain their financial viability and mission in the face of revolutionary changes was broadly discussed during the last decade. Among the suggestions for protecting the future of AHCs was to form strategic alliances to further the missions of education, research, and service. Although the evidence indicates(More)
This paper reports the results of a project designed to examine the effectiveness of a Train the Trainer breast health education and screening program for African American, elderly and underserved women residing in the greater Nashville area. The project aimed to identify a cadre of women from the community willing to serve as leaders advocated and peer(More)
On behalf of the faculty and administration of Meharry Medical College, I am pleased to welcome you to our outstanding resident training programs. Our programs in family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, occupational medicine, preventive medicine, psychiatry and sports medicine are in full compliance with the guidelines of the(More)
During the post-Civil War era, the city of Nashville, Tennessee, had the highest mortality rate in the United States. The elevated death and disease rates among former slaves were attributable to lack of quality healthcare. To address the paucity of healthcare services, Meharry Medical College, an institution with the mission of educating minority(More)
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