Even though they hail from diverse departments across the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine – including neurology, human genetics and cell biology – they have something in common: Their research ranks among the most commonly cited work in their respective disciplines. Making the “Highly Cited Researchers” list means scientific peers frequently reference the investigator’s work.
Miller School of Medicine Launches Magazine 12.02.2019
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has launched University of Miami Medicine, a magazine that will be distributed twice a year to the many stakeholders in the Miller School community — alumni, faculty, staff, students, residents, donors and administrators. It will also be mailed to the deans of other medical schools and physicians in specialties related to the content of each issue.
Four renowned oncologists who have been treating cancer patients in this region for many years are joining Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Health System, and South Florida’s only cancer center to achieve the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation.
In a recent study, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers found that patients with acute pancreatitis and a cannabis exposure have significantly lower mortality, morbidity and costs related to hospitalization and care than acute pancreatitis patients with no cannabis use.
Three researchers from the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics were honored at the 15th presentation of the Micah Batchelor Awards for Excellence in Children’s Health Research. The awards were created to inspire high-impact discovery to improve the health and well-being of children.
Dr. Stephen D. Nimer, director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, which recently received a prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute, has been named the inaugural holder of the Oscar de la Renta Endowed Chair in Cancer Research.
A bold new curriculum, a focus on collaborative endeavors, and a deep commitment to addressing health disparities in the community are powerful themes that will help shape the future of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. “We are transforming our school through an integrated, holistic approach to learning,” said Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., dean and chief academic officer.
David Goldberg, M.D., associate professor of hepatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, presented a study on liver and kidney transplants and a second on screening for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) at The Liver Meeting, the annual conference of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.
Dr. Allan Levi Receives ‘Top Paper of the Year’ Award at Congress of Neurological Surgeons 11.20.2019
Neurosurgeons with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine had a major presence at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons that took place October 19-23 in San Francisco.