A 31-year-old woman with sickle cell disease who had suffered with crippling pain all her life now shows no sign of the disease after being treated at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Brenda Alfaro was born in Nicaragua with this hereditary, red cell blood disorder and became a patient of hematologist Thomas Harrington, M.D., when she moved to Miami in her early 20s.
People who suffer from poor sleep and complain of difficulties getting their brain in gear might find validation in a study by researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine which shows that too little or interrupted sleep can, eventually, lead to impaired brain function.
The Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine recently hosted the Senior Capstone Course for fourth-year students.
Seven faculty members at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received awards of recognition at this year’s Zubrod Memorial Lecture.
The Florida Institute for Health Innovation (FIHI) has been chosen to serve as one of five regional technical assistance centers for the Hurricane Response Hub initiative led by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), according to Roderick K. King, M.D., M.P.H., director and assistant dean for public health education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and C.E.O. of FIHI.
This year’s Second Look Day — an event in which accepted applicants who have not yet made a commitment are invited to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to learn more about what its academic programs have to offer — attracted a record number of participants.