A member of the U.S. military's Joint Task Force Bravo unit uses the Global MedAid app to process patients during a mock hurricane exercise. Video & Photo Gallery

New Mobile App Designed to Improve Emergency Response in Third World

Carl I. Schulman, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.P.H., professor of surgery in the Divisions of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care and Burns, has developed a lightweight, wireless, Android-based app to help medical responders in remote locations capture data during times of disaster.

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Thomas A. McGrath

Thomas A. McGrath Joins the Miller School as Chief Operating Officer of UHealth

Thomas A. McGrath, M.B.A., an experienced medical center administrator, is joining the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine as Chief Operating Officer of UHealth – University of Miami Health System. Currently director of finance and administration for Stanford University's Department of Medicine, McGrath will begin his new role October 1.

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Pamela Rauseo, who used CPR to save her 5-month-old nephew's life, stands with Jackson Health System CEO Carlos Migoya and UM President Donna E. Shalala as Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho receives instruction from nursing student Karolina Wiech. Video & Photo Gallery

CPR Day Miami Draws Thousands to Learn the Lifesaving Technique

Nearly 5,000 people participated in CPR Day Miami on September 6, a county-wide opportunity to receive free instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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Clockwise from top left, Anthony J. Capobianco, Ph.D.; Alan S. Livingstone, M.D.; Dido Franceschi, M.D.; and Zhiqiang Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

Collaborative Study Finds New Approach for Treating Esophageal Cancer

Drawing on their clinical and scientific experience, researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have identified a new strategy for attacking esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), one of the most deadly forms of cancer.

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Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D.

Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D., Elected to NIH Big Data to Knowledge Multi-Council Working Group

Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D., professor of dermatology and Director of the Wound Healing and Regenerative Medicine Research Program in the Department of Dermatology, has been elected to the NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Multi-Council Working Group. The committee provides trans-NIH programmatic input and serves as an advisory group regarding grant initiatives related to BD2K projects.

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