March 11, 2005

Concert to benefit women’s health

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B.V. Rama Sastry, Ph.D.

Jazz artist Dianne Reeves will perform a benefit concert at the Ryman Auditorium on April 1 that will benefit the new Center for Women's Health Research at Meharrry Medical College.

The center is one of the nation's first committed solely to scientific research for women of color aimed at providing care and research that ultimately will lead to the elimination of disparities in women's health.

The concert will be held April 1 at 8 p.m. VIP tickets — which include a pre-show meal and a post-show reception with Dianne Reeves — are $250 and can be reserved by contacting Sandra Williams at 327-6405 or

Regular tickets are $45 and $35 and can be purchased online at