From left are Barth Green, M.D., Joe Sakic, Bill Simon, Bill Cowher, Hakeem Olajuwon, Nick Buoniconti, Calvin Hill, Lauryn Williams, Pedro Martinez, Grant Hill, Warren Sapp, Erik Compton, and Marc Buoniconti (center, front) at the 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis at The Waldorf Astoria. <em>(Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis)</em>


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Founded in 1952, the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine serves South Florida, South America, and the Caribbean with outstanding education, research, patient care, and community service. With more than 1 million patient encounters each year, the school is a distinctive resource for breakthrough treatments of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, spinal cord injury, sight and hearing loss, congenital disorders in infants and children, and many other serious conditions. Among the school’s faculty are renowned experts in cutting-edge biomedical disciplines such as genomics, stem cell therapies, fetal surgery, organ transplant, and nanotechnology. The school delivers high-quality services through a vast clinical infrastructure that includes University of Miami Hospital, while its international programs encompass initiatives in locales around the world.

Join us in our mission to advance medical science, develop new treatments and cures, train new generations of physician-scientists and improve the health of millions of people in Miami, South Florida and beyond. The next few decades promise growing numbers of clues to the causes of disease, to new and more effective treatments for those diseases, and ultimately to their eradication.

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