Come out to Marlins Park on Tuesday, July 26, and help support National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month. Watch a patient from UHealth’s South Florida Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic throw out the first pitch at 7:10 p.m., as the Miami Marlins, currently the second-place team in the National League East, take on the Philadelphia Phillies in the second game of a three-game series.
With an eye toward advancing leading-edge therapies in orthopaedic care, the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation recently made a generous pledge to support Miami CORE (Miami Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education) in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
An Extraordinary Patient Experience 07.19.2016
In many ways, UHealth Coral Gables in The Lennar Foundation Medical Center is a model for patient care in the future. Along with the latest diagnostic and treatment technology, the new center has been carefully designed to meet the needs of patients, their families and staff.
As part of a research collaboration, Francisco Vega, M.D., Ph.D., a lymphoma expert at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, was recently invited to speak at the Department of Oncology-Pathology at the renowned Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and other units of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are collaborating in the launch of an innovative health initiative to screen hard-to-reach populations in Miami-Dade County for multiple conditions and help them connect with appropriate care.
Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., professor of surgery, Chief of Surgery at University of Miami Hospital and Trauma Medical Director at Jackson South Community Hospital, has been named Vice Chair of the Florida Board of Medicine. Ginzburg was appointed to the board by Florida Governor Rick Scott in 2013, and the board recently selected Ginzburg to serve as Vice Chair.
Miller School Pathologist’s Latest Study Contributes to Standardizing Analysis of Kidney Disorder 07.19.2016
A new study led and co-authored by a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researcher is helping to build the foundation for standardized analysis of nephrotic syndrome, a kidney disorder caused by damage to the small blood vessels that filter waste and excess water from the blood.
Dr. Michael Muench Receives Chairman’s Award at Family Medicine Residency Graduation Ceremony 07.19.2016
When Michael Muench, M.D., attended the June 25 graduation ceremony marking the completion of his three-year family medicine residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital, he had two additional reasons to be proud of his accomplishment. First, his father, Karl H. Muench, M.D., a member of the Miller School of Medicine faculty since 1965, was there to congratulate him.
Researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have shown that tumor size in women with stage I or II vaginal cancer can strongly influence their overall survival. The research was published in the journal Gynecologic Oncology.
To help slow the spread of infectious diseases among intravenous drug users, the M·A·C AIDS Fund has awarded the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine a $100,000 grant to operate a needle exchange program that will be the first of its kind in Florida.