Under the leadership of Omaida C. Velazquez, M.D., the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery is coming of age at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. From a diverse faculty trained in the latest minimally invasive technologies, to leading edge vascular treatments, the division’s six-year transformation is now fulfilling its tripartite mission of advancing vascular health and treatments for our community, boosting research efforts in innovative therapies and educating the next generation of physicians.
The division’s diverse clinical faculty of nine dually board-certified general and vascular and endovascular surgeons and two research faculty members is the largest in South Florida and the only team to have an ACGME-certified Vascular & Endovascular training program.
A delegation of health officials from the Bahamas cut the ribbon for a new helipad at the University of Miami Hospital in a November 25 dedication ceremony that strengthened the Caribbean nation's ties with the Miller School of Medicine and UHealth.
Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant associated with serious health and psychiatric conditions, as well as the transmission of infectious diseases. A group of MIller School researchers has uncovered a method to prevent one of the drug’s primary effects on the brain.
Cardiovascular disease and stroke could be slowed down by taking care of your gums by brushing, flossing and regular dental visits. Miller School neurologists were co-authors of a study that shows for the first time that as gum health improves, progression of atherosclerosis slows to a clinically significant degree.
It was the perfect Hollywood ending for a movie that was more than 40 years in the making at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The premiere of DOCSumentary, a series of short films highlighting the work and challenges faced by the Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Department of Community Service (DOCS), took place at the Bill Cosford Cinema on November 20.
Gross Lecture Features German-Born Jewish Physician Delivering Personal Perspective on the Anatomy of Hate
When Bernd A. Wollschlaeger, M.D., was growing up in West Germany in the 1950s, Nazis and Jews were two subjects that were never discussed in the presence of his father, a decorated German tank commander in World War II. It took him many years of emotional and spiritual turmoil to reconcile the Nazi legacy of hate with his desire to live a meaningful life.