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Maria Hite, left, of La Vergne, Tenn., Claire Ritter of Nashville, Tenn., Pierce Creighton of
Lascassas, Tenn., and Kirolos Michael, left, of Brentwood, Tenn., are the first group from Middle
Tennessee State University to emerge and head to Meharry Medical College’s School of
Medicine. Current Tennessee high school seniors must apply by Dec. 1 to try to qualify to be a part of the fall 2023 freshman class in MTSU’s Medical School Early Acceptance Program with Meharry. The purpose of the program is to increase the number of primary care physicians serving medically underserved populations as well as alleviating health care disparities in rural Tennessee.