Carl E. Orringer, M.D., associate professor of medicine, has been elected President of the National Lipid Association (NLA) for the 2015-2016 term. His election to the one-year term on the NLA Board of Directors came June 10, just before the organization’s annual scientific sessions held in Chicago.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Hollywood hosted a special ribbon cutting event to recognize the completion of the site’s recent expansion and refurbishment.
For the 12th consecutive year — and the 14th time overall — Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at UHealth – the University of Miami Health System has been ranked the nation’s best in ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015-2016 Best Hospitals edition. Every year since the rankings began 25 years ago, Bascom Palmer has been ranked either first or second in the country.
The University of Miami football team and the women’s soccer and volleyball teams helped the Miller School of Medicine Division of Sports Medicine test new goggles that detect mild traumatic brain injury last week at the Hecht Athletic Center.
Joshua D. Lenchus, D.O., R.Ph., has received grant funding from the Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association to support his unique patient safety training program.