NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Meharry Medical College President and CEO Dr. James Hildreth announced Wednesday that he received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Dr. Hildreth mentioned in a tweet that he received the recently-approved Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

“I am very excited to witness and benefit from triumph of science dating back decades,” said Dr. Hildreth in a tweet.