The 2010 Memory Walk received a big show of support from the Miller School of Medicine and UHealth on Saturday at Merrick Park in Coral Gables. Hundreds of walkers turned out for the 5K event and helped raise more than $105,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association.
Annual SEEDS Luncheon with President Shalala 11.15.2010
SEEDS (Scientists and Engineers Expanding Diversity and Success) will host its annual lunch with University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala on Wednesday, November 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Hurricane 100 Room at the BankUnited Center.
Sunday was a proud day for the Miller School of Medicine, as Ralph Sacco, M.D., professor and chair of neurology, delivered the presidential address at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2010 in Chicago. .
For nearly four decades, Schatzi Kassal has been dedicated to seeing some of the region’s tiniest babies survive—and thrive— in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.
On Saturday, November 20, and Sunday, November 21, Team Sylvester will take to the streets along with hundreds of other cyclists and volunteers in the inaugural Dolphins Cycling Challenge to benefit the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Miami Dolphins Foundation chose Sylvester as the sole beneficiary of this event to raise funds and awareness for cancer research.
Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., received the Outstanding Citizenship Award from Poder magazine and the Americas Business Council (ABC) Foundation Tuesday evening. He joined elite global leaders who were honored for their “remarkable strategy, vision and execution in their respective businesses and organizations—those who are changing or can change the region’s development dynamics on several fronts."
Before his deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan in 2009, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ronald J. Spino spent hours in a Miller School classroom, strengthening the nursing and team-building skills that helped him save fellow soldiers and civilians wounded in the ongoing war against terrorism.
Surrounded by a congressman, a mayor, and dozens of business and community leaders, nearly 400 people gathered at the premiere of the newly expanded Sylvester at Deerfield Beach facility and heaped praise on the many physicians and employees in attendance.
AAMC Honors Miller School’s Service in Haiti 11.12.2010
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received national recognition for its outstanding contributions to academic medicine and the global community from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) during an awards ceremony at the organization’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.
Elaine Van der Put, Ph.D., has been named assistant vice president for planning and analysis for the Miller School and UHealth.