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.
The $3 million pledge will be directed toward research and other academic endeavors at Miami CORE, whose mission is to improve the quality of life for those with musculoskeletal disease, find new methods of treatment through research, and train excellent health care professionals. Established in 1997 to support the work of the Department of Orthopaedics, Miami CORE will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year.
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.
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.