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Tatjana Rundek, M.D., Ph.D.

Study Aims to Find Key to Brain Health for ‘Super’ Aging Seniors

An innovative study by the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute of the Department of Neurology in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine aims to determine what factors contribute to successful aging in seniors 85 and older.

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Dr. Nestor de la Cruz-Muñoz in clinic.

UHealth in Top Five Percent in Nation for Bariatric Surgery for Seven Years in a Row

Bariatric surgery at UHealth – the University of Miami Health System is among the top five percent in the nation, according to a national study by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This achievement is part of findings featured in the Healthgrades 2019 Report to the Nation.

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Steven L. Cohn, M.D.

Dr. Steven L. Cohn Awarded Mastership in American College of Physicians

Steven L. Cohn, M.D., professor emeritus of medicine, has been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. According to ACP bylaws, Masters are elected “on account of personal character, positions of honor, contributions toward furthering the purposes of the ACP, eminence in practice or in medical research, or other attainments in science or in the art of medicine.”

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From left, Thomas M. Hooton, M.D., Scott J. Hultgren, Ph.D., Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, and Gary Eldridge.

Research Leads to Promising New Therapies for Treating and Preventing UTIs

Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, dean and chief academic officer of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, hosted a lecture on October 31 by renowned molecular microbiologist Scott J. Hultgren, Ph.D., whose groundbreaking contributions to understanding urinary tract infections (UTIs) are helping pave the way for promising new therapies.

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From left, Hahn Soe-Lin, M.D., MS, Roderick King, M.D., MPH, and Tanya Zakrison, M.D., MHSc, MPH. Video & Photo Gallery

Prison: A Dangerous Place to Get Sick

According to a study by researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, getting out of prison alive doesn’t always depend on the length of one’s sentence. An alarming number of inmates die simply because they lack access to proper surgical care.

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