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Parking Lot Closes June 1 05.24.2011

Effective Wednesday, June 1, the unpaved old bank lot at the northwest corner of NW 14th Street and NW 11th Avenue will be closed to all vehicles except those parked by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center valet attendants.

UM, the Miller School and UHealth Receive “Business Leader of the Year” Honors 05.24.2011

The University of Miami and two of its valued supporters received six awards for wide-ranging contributions to education, philanthropy, health and biotechnology at the 2011 South Florida Business Leader of the Year awards dinner.

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Organ Donor Educator Honored at Annual Women’s Power Caucus 05.24.2011

Rosetta Rolle-Hylton, L.P.N., communications coordinator for community and donor family services at the Life Alliance Organ Recovery in the Department of Surgery, was the recipient of In Focus Magazine’s “Quiet Storm” award for health care professional of the year.

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry Offer Ends June 24 05.24.2011

A limited-time promotion on dental implants and teeth whitening announced in the March Wellness Letter will end on Friday, June 24.

Sylvester Gears Up for Second Annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge 05.20.2011

The second annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge, benefitting Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, is set for November 5 and 6. The two-day, 170-mile tri-county charity cycling event will be held in memory of Dolphins great Jim “Mad Dog” Mandich, who lost his battle with bile duct cancer in April. This major community initiative is a collaborative effort between the Miami Dolphins Foundation and the Miller School.

Read more about the Dolphins Cycling Challenge »

Holtz Children’s Hospital Ranks Among Nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals 05.18.2011

Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center is among the country’s elite, according to _U.S. News & World Report’s_ Best Children's Hospitals rankings published online May 17. The rankings recognize the top 50 children’s hospitals in 10 specialties.

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New Treatment for Fatal Lung Disease Proves Promising 05.17.2011

New findings from two international clinical trials could offer hope to patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive and fatal lung disease with no known cause or treatment. The results were published online May 14 in the prestigious British medical journal Lancet.

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Dr. William O’Neill to Present “Innovations in Cardiology” at Tonight’s Collegetown Lecture 05.17.2011

William O’Neill, M.D., executive dean for clinical affairs and chief medical officer of UHealth, will present a special lecture, “Innovations in Cardiology,” tonight, Tuesday, June 7, as part of the Collegetown initiative to enrich the local community with intellectual discourse and presentations by faculty experts.

Bascom Palmer Presentation Highlights Successful Vision Van Rescue Mission in Japan 05.17.2011

On May 5, faculty and staff from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and the Miller School attended a presentation featuring exclusive photos and videos illustrating the impact of Bascom Palmer’s Vision Van Eye-Rescue Mission in Japan. Special guest speaker Kazuo Tsubota, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of ophthalmology at Keio University School of Medicine, traveled from Tokyo to express his sincere gratitude.

Read more about the Vision Van rescue mission »

Miller School’s Commencement Ceremony Mints its Newest M.D.s 05.16.2011

With newly minted diplomas in hand and bright smiles on their faces, the Miller School’s newest graduates marched out of the BankUnited Center Saturday ready to serve, ready to heal, ready to make their mark in medicine across the country and the globe.

Read more about commencement, view the photo gallery and watch the video »

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