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From left, Luis G. Chiappy of AXA Advisors, Dr. Charles Vogel, Alfred Sanchez, President and CEO of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and Christopher Dudley of Advancement Associates. Video & Photo Gallery

Dr. Charles Vogel wins Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award

Charles L. Vogel, M.D., director of the Women’s Center at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at Deerfield Beach, received the AXA Advisors Lifetime Achievement Award Tuesday at the annual Health Care Heroes Awards presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

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Dileep R. Yavagal, M.D.

UM Expert Co-Authors New Recommendations to Improve Stroke Systems of Care and Patient Outcomes

A neurologist with UHealth — the University of Miami Health System and the Miller School of Medicine co-authored newly released guidelines to translate the latest advances in stroke care to improve patient outcomes. The statement emphasizes the need for certified stroke treatment centers to turn major advances in scientific knowledge and innovations in stroke care into better patient outcomes, and says comprehensive stroke sys

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From left, Hsuan-Ting (Emily) Huang, Ph.D., Maria Figueroa, M.D., first author Emmalee Adelman, Ph.D., and Alejandro Roisman, Ph.D., in front of the whiteboard on which they brainstormed the research project.

Epigenetic Changes May Explain How Aging Increases Blood Cancer Risks

It is widely known that aging is the single biggest non-modifiable risk factor for cancer. Now, a new study conducted by researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine sheds new light on the factors associated with cellular aging and cancer risk.

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John G. Clarkson, M.D., dean emeritus of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Video & Photo Gallery

Dean Emeritus John Clarkson Receives Special Recognition from Colleagues

John G. Clarkson, M.D., dean emeritus of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and professor emeritus of ophthalmology, has been granted Emeritus Recognition, a special category of appointment to the medical staff of University of Miami Hospital and Clinics (UMHC). The recognition comes nearly 44 years after his original appointment on July 1, 1975.

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UM and Miller School leadership with students at the 2019 Medical Education Donors and Scholars Luncheon. Video & Photo Gallery

Scholars Thank Donors for Scholarships and Opportunity

Ethan Adre always knew he wanted to be a physician, but he was not always sure he would have the financial means to make that dream a reality. His parents emigrated from the Philippines, and even though they built a life and a family in the United States, they were not in a position to help their son pay the high cost of a medical education.

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