Fulfilling its mission to foster collaboration across different disciplines, the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute at the University of Miami (BioNIUM) has awarded three Pilot Research Awards through the BioNIUM Pilot Funding Program, the first such awards aimed at providing seed money to fund initial research.
The Miller School of Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will once again support efforts to raise awareness about suicide at this year’s Out of the Darkness Community Walk, sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, on Sunday, September 21, from 10 a.m. to noon on the Coral Gables campus.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine faculty, residents and students participated in multiple sessions at the International Federation of Head and Neck Societies’ World Congress in New York.
A humanitarian medical mission to Nicaragua gave Rosemary Ojo, M.D., a Miller School of Medicine otolaryngology resident, a new appreciation for the impact one physician can have in countries where medical care is in short supply.
The Word on Workday: “Out with the Old, In with the New” Ad Campaign Offers Preview of New System Features 08.26.2014
The Workday HR project, scheduled to launch in January 2015, has released a new advertising campaign titled, "Out with the old, in with the new." The campaign draws a comparison between the University’s current systems and the processes that will be transitioned to Workday. Workday also will introduce new features, such as the ability to view vacation balances.
An article published August 18 in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases identifies a research gap in family-based approaches to improve post-operative outcomes in bariatric surgery patients.
Early Submission Deadline 08.26.2014
The deadline for the September 2 issue of MED is Wednesday, August 27, by noon. The University will be closed on Monday, September 1, for the Labor Day holiday.
Faculty and Staff Support the U: Professor Ensures Architecture Students Have the Chance to Explore Italy’s Treasures 08.26.2014
Still enthralled by his first trip to Rome, the School of Architecture’s Thomas Spain, M.A., contributes his artistic talent, teaching skills, financial support and considerable energy to give students the same life-changing experience. Spain, who joined the School of Architecture in 1966, still remembers taking his — and the school’s — first study trip to Rome in 1999.
ernational travel is a part of University business, but are you compliant with University policies and federal regulations before you leave the country? UM’s Department of Travel Management, along with Information Technology and Export Control & Technology Management are available to assist travelers in making the needed arrangements to ensure compliance is achieved.
Nearly a year ago, Miller School of Medicine cardiologist Robert J. Myerburg, M.D., was contacted by Michael R. Rosen, M.D., a colleague at Columbia University Medical Center’s Department of Pharmacology. Rosen, a productive basic scientist with a background in cardiology, wanted to talk to his long-time friend about stem cell research.