Guillermo “Willy” Prado, Ph.D.

Dr. Guillermo ‘Willy’ Prado Named President of Society for Prevention Research

Guillermo “Willy” Prado, Ph.D., dean of the University of Miami Graduate School and professor of public health at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, was named president of the Society of Preventative Research (SPR).

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Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S

Study Shows No Additional Benefit of Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Certain Strokes

Researchers are always seeking a better method of stroke prevention than aspirin, but a recent multi-center study that included the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine showed that oral anticoagulants presented no significant benefit for preventing recurrent stroke for patients with embolic strokes of undetermined source (ESUS).

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Joshua M Hare, M.D.; Doris A. Taylor, Ph.D., Hon. D.Sc.; and Dileep Yavagal, M.D., at the ISCI Symposium.

The Latest in Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine Showcased at ISCI Symposium

Recent advances in regenerative medicine and the promise of future therapeutics based on stem cell research came together in a series of presentations at the 2019 ISCI Symposium. A welcome and introduction by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Dean Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., kicked off the event, which the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute (ISCI) hosted at the Lois Pope LIFE Center.

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Dr. Edward Abraham addresses faculty and staff. Video & Photo Gallery

Drs. Abraham and Ford Share a Unique Vision at ‘State of UHealth and the Miller School’ Address

UHealth CEO Edward Abraham, M.D., and Miller School Dean Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., joined forces Wednesday evening to express their gratitude for the impressive accomplishments of the past year and to chart an ambitious path forward in their first “State of UHealth and the Miller School of Medicine” address.

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From left, Jodie Barkin, M.D., Sebastian the Ibis, and Jamie Barkin, M.D. Video & Photo Gallery

Father and Son Alumni and Faculty Share Dedication to Curing Diseases of the Pancreas

Jodie Barkin, M.D. ’11, admires his father’s commitment to patients with pancreatic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders. “My dad is a godfather in the field of pancreatology,” he says. “It’s very special for me to work with him as a partner, mentor, and colleague. He’s a great role model for having an accomplished career in academic medicine.”

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