News: Archives

‘We are on the frontlines of the war on HIV’ 03.03.2015

Mario Stevenson, Ph.D., is considered one of the country’s foremost scientists in HIV and infectious disease. Here, he chats with the Medical Communications team and discusses his work to find an HIV vaccine and cure and how he’s built a team of world-class UM scientists to help him in the fight.

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Miller Neurologist Writes Corresponding Editorial to Study Linking Stroke and Sleep 03.03.2015

Alberto Ramos, M.D., MSPH, assistant professor of clinical neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has written a corresponding editorial to the much publicized study that indicates people who sleep more than eight hours a night may have an increased risk of stroke. Both were published in the February 25 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Scientists Identify Novel Link Between Cellular Growth and Metabolism 03.03.2015

A team of Miller School of Medicine researchers, working with investigators from three other institutions, has identified a relationship between a family of lipid modifications of a growth factor, and how that growth factor may regulate cellular fate and growth. This discovery may begin to show how the function of these proteins is modified by metabolic activity in both developmental and disease settings.

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Miller School Class of ’85 Stayed Close to Home 03.03.2015

Thirty years later, at least eight members of the Mller School Class of ’85 are still in the same place where their medical careers started — working not as students, but as fulltime faculty members and attending physicians at the Miller School of Medicine.

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Miller School Hosts Discussion of Rise of Noncommunicable Diseases 03.03.2015

The Miller School of Medicine and the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) held a joint meeting last Friday to discuss the findings of an independent task force report, “The Emerging Global Health Crisis: Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.”

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Medical Compliance Services Tips of the Month: Physician Billing 03.03.2015

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a split or shared Evaluation and Management (E/M) visit is an encounter with a patient in which both the physician and a qualified Non Physician Practitioner (NPP), i.e. nurse practitioner, personally perform a substantive portion of the E/M visit face-to-face with the same patient, on the same date of service.

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Walk the Talk Promotes Epilepsy Awareness 03.03.2015

Join the University of Miami Hospital in supporting the 2015 Walk the Talk for epilepsy awareness on March 14.

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Runners and Walkers Help Fight Melanoma at SunSmart 5K 03.03.2015

This year’s SunSmart 5K Walk/Run drew nearly 500 participants. The non-profit event, organized by Miller School of Medicine students, builds community awareness for melanoma and heart health.

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Future Public Health Leaders Showcase Projects at Poster Exhibit 03.03.2015

A select group of graduate students at the Miller School of Medicine recently had the opportunity to highlight their work tackling some of the world’s most pressing and complex public health problems.The 46 students took part in the Department of Public Health Sciences’ 2015 Annual Public Health Graduate Student showcase and reception February 12. It was the third year for the

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Faculty Asked to Order Commencement Regalia 03.03.2015

Miller School of Medicine’s commencement is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, at 5 p.m. Faculty who would like to participate in this year’s School of Medicine or Graduate commencement ceremonies should order their regalia.

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