Miller School Moves Up In U.S. News Rankings 03.24.2011
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has climbed two spots to Number 45 in the new edition of Best Graduate Schools published by U.S. News & World Report.
Citing a clear need for more patient facilities, dozens of psychiatrists and therapists gathered on the newly renovated north wing of the 9th floor of University of Miami Hospital Monday evening. Community physicians were eager to see 14 new rooms dedicated as the Mood Disorders Unit at UMH.
Emotions ran the gamut at the annual Match Day ceremony on Thursday when Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., called each of the 166 Miller School seniors to the stage to hand them the envelope that held their future.
Stem cell researchers have shown for the first time that stem cells injected into enlarged hearts reduced heart size, reduced scar tissue and improved function to injured heart areas. The findings, from a small trial conducted at the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, are published in the March 17 issue of Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association
A child dancing sensation and theatrical ingénue in her teens, Dorée Leslie opted out of an MGM “talking pictures” contract in 1929 to marry a broker who successfully courted the Broadway star. “Dorée Leslie Marries New York Broker Here,’’ one Detroit newspaper headline shouted next to a photograph of the smitten couple.
The Miller School’s physical therapy graduate program is one of the best in the nation and ranked Number 7, unchanged from last year, in the new edition of Best Graduate Schools published by U.S. News & World Report.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who promoted the growth of Florida’s biotech industry during his two terms in office, toured the University’s burgeoning Life Science & Technology Park last week, giving the project a thumbs up. “The Life Science Park will be South Florida’s intersection for discovery, innovation and entrepreneurship,’’ Bush said.
Fourth Annual Integrative Medicine Symposium 03.14.2011
The Miller School's fourth annual Integrative Medicine Symposium will take place on Friday, April 8, and Saturday, April 9, at the U Wellness Center and Programs.
The Florida Marlins will return to the Schoninger Research Quadrangle this Friday, March 18, and again on Friday, March 25, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to distribute tickets for the Sixth Annual University of Miami Family Night with the Marlins. The Marlins will face the Colorado Rockies at 7:10 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at Sun Life Stadium.
Committed to reducing violence among teenagers, the University and the Miller School participated in the first “CHILL With the Violence Life Maze and Concert” held in Miami’s Overtown neighborhood last week. Presented by the Overtown Community Oversight Board Youth Committee, the full day of activities on March 6 featured workshops, presentations and exhibits by UHealth physicians and other health care professionals.