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Dean Goldschmidt Showcases UM Doctors at “Collegetown” Lecture 04.08.2011

Kicking off the UM Doctors Lecture Series, Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., introduced dozens of Coral Gables residents to the dazzling panoply of UHealth doctors, scientists, nurses and health experts who are ushering in the next revolution in medicine – and in a couple of years will be seeing patients on the Gables campus.

Read more and watch a video of the Dean's presentation »

A Month Later, Vance Lemmon Remains Focused on Japan 04.08.2011

A month after the earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan’s northeast coast as Vance Lemmon, Ph.D., was about to land in Tokyo for a conference, the neuroscientist can’t forget about his close encounter with disaster and the reeling nation he left behind.

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Deadline to Place Orders for Computer/IT Purchases for Fiscal Year 2011 is May 6 04.07.2011

The deadline to purchase computer and IT equipment for FY2011 is Friday, May 6. Every effort will be made to complete and bill the orders in time for the close of the fiscal year, but items that are not received by May 31 cannot be billed.

Tai Chi Demonstration by Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei 04.04.2011

Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., invites you to join Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei, one of China's Top 10 martial arts figures and a committee member of the Chinese Sports and Science Institute, for an hour-long tai chi demonstration at noon on Wednesday, April 13, on the Schoninger Research Quadrangle.

Bioethics Conference Marks Nearly Two Decades of Success 04.04.2011

Some 300 health professionals and students attended the 19th annual "Florida Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions Conference" last week, continuing the University’s track record of producing the largest community bioethics conference in the country.

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Dr. William O’Neill Presents Final PROTECT II Study Results 04.04.2011

New findings presented at the American College of Cardiology’s meeting and i2 Summit 2011 in New Orleans are offering new hope for high-risk patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention or angioplasty who also require hemodynamic support. The presentation was made by William O’Neill, M.D., executive dean for clinical affairs at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and principal investigator for the PRO

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Thousands Raise Money for Sylvester at 11th Annual Pap Corps Walkathon & Health Fair 04.04.2011

More than 3,000 walkers converged on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton on Saturday morning, April 2. They were there for the 11th Annual Pap Corps Walkathon & Health Fair, one of the signature events of the all-volunteer group that raises money for cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth - University of Miami Health System.

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Richard Thurer, M.D., Receives James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award 04.04.2011

Calling himself a “journeyman thoracic surgeon,” Richard J. Thurer, M.D., the B. and Donald Carlin Professor of Thoracic Surgical Oncology, stood at the podium in the Storer Auditorium and recounted some of the high points of his nearly four decades of service to the institution, from teaching students to sitting on various medical school committees.

Read more about Dr. Thurer's award »

Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium Identifies New Risk Genes 04.03.2011

In the largest study of its kind, researchers from a consortium that includes the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Boston University School of Medicine, identified four new genes linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

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Healthy ’Canes Employee Clinic Now Open for Business 04.01.2011

The University’s first low-cost Healthy ’Canes Employee Clinic opened on the Miller School campus. Located on the seventh floor of the Professional Arts Building, the clinic is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and accepts all benefit-eligible University employees – even those who have no insurance or are on a non-University plan.

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