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Julio Frenk with Patricia and Philip Frost.

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50th Miami Winter Symposium Opens with Announcement of Frost Institutes for Science and Engineering

Speaking to an audience of nearly 300 of the world’s leading scientists, researchers and physicians attending the 50th annual Miami Winter Symposium, University of Miami President Julio Frenk announced the creation of the Frost Institutes for Science and Engineering, an umbrella structure that will house individual institutes for the purposes of elevating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) across the University.

The Institutes are being created from a transformational $100 million gift from Dr. Phillip and Patricia Frost to support basic and applied sciences and engineering in a University-wide initiative being called STEM@UM. The gift was originally announced by President Frenk during his inauguration last year.

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The Lennar Foundation Medical Center.

Join Us for a Community Event at The Lennar Foundation Medical Center This Sunday

The University of Miami Health System is hosting a community-wide grand opening celebration at The Lennar Foundation Medical Center on the Coral Gables campus this Sunday, January 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to bring their family and friends to see UHealth’s spectacular new home for the health care of the future.

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Steven Chen, Ph.D.

Sylvester Receives NCI Grant to Advance Proteogenomics

Steven Chen, Ph.D., who directs the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and research colleagues from other institutions recently received a five-year grant of more than $5 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study proteogenomics.

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From left, Tim Rowe, Norma Sue Kenyon, Ph.D., and Julio Frenk.

UM Joins Celebration of Cambridge Innovation Center’s Grand Opening at Converge Miami

Four strategic priorities of the University of Miami — innovation, entrepreneurship, education and hemispheric outreach — came together Saturday night at a high-energy celebration of the Grand Opening of the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) at Converge Miami. “Innovation is at the heart of the University of Miami’s hemispheric outreach strategy,” said President Julio Frenk in a fireside conversation with CIC CEO Tim Rowe.

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Craig Lockhart, M.D.

Dr. Craig Lockhart Named Chief of Division of Medical Oncology

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have named Craig Lockhart, M.D., Chief of the Division of Medical Oncology. Lockhart, currently professor of medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, will join Sylvester and the Miller School in April.

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Dalia Kaakour.

M.D./M.P.H. Student Dalia Kaakour Awarded 2017 Duke Global Health Fellowship

Globalization has shaped global public health issues, including human rights, health equity, food access and housing. This summer rising first-year M.D./M.P.H. student Dalia Kaakour will experience those globalization forces firsthand. Kaakour was awarded the Duke University Global Health Fellowship, and she will spend eight weeks in Geneva learning about and addressing vexing global health policy issues.

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