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Karl L. Magleby, Ph.D., Wins 2009-10 Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity 03.30.2010

In recognition of his breakthrough research on the nervous system, Karl L. Magleby, Ph.D., professor and chair of physiology and biophysics, is a recipient of the 2009-10 Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity. Thomas J. LeBlanc, Ph.D., executive vice president and provost, officially presented Magleby with the award at a luncheon held Monday in his honor and that of the two other recipients.

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Dean Goldschmidt Announces Leadership Changes in Medical Education 03.30.2010

Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., has announced a number of changes in the leadership of the medical student education programs. Mark O'Connell, M.D., is stepping down after serving for almost 11 years as senior associate dean for medical education. Under his leadership, undergraduate medical education programs underwent significant changes and growth, including major curriculum reform...

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Humanitarian Award Presented to Miller School Physician 03.26.2010

The Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center (FIAC) has honored Miller School faculty member Stephen Symes, M.D., associate professor of medicine, for his work on behalf of immigrants. Last month Dr. Symes was given FIAC's Arthur Helton Humanitarian Award during an awards dinner in downtown Miami.

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Miller School Faculty, Staff Get Ready for next ‘UM Family Night with the Marlins’ 03.24.2010

Sun Life Stadium almost certainly will be a sea of green and orange on May 1 when the Marlins take on the Washington Nationals. That game night is also the date for the next "UM Family Night with the Marlins," a tradition, now in its fifth year, where the game and ancillary festivities will become one big celebration of the phenomenal faculty and staff who are responsible for the University's continuing record of success.

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Physical Therapists Playing Critical Role in Post-Earthquake Haiti 03.22.2010

Haiti’s devastating January 12 earthquake left hundreds of thousands of people dead, tons of rubble scattered along the streets of Port-au-Prince and thousands of new amputees in a nation that relies heavily on its workers for physical labor. Many people within the disabled population in Haiti have historically not been able to earn a living, and have been tucked away out of sight due to the social stigma...

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The Class of 2010 Celebrates Match Day with Tears of Joy and Shouts of Glee 03.19.2010

Kicking off the Miller School Class of 2010’s Match Day, Aylin Tansel spelled out the rules to fellow fourth-year medical students anxiously waiting to learn where they’ll spend the next three to seven years in residency training: When your name is called, come to the stage. Pose for the camera. Open the envelope. Toss $5 in the basket. Put a sticker on the map marking your destination. But, most of all, “Be really proud."

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Ransom Everglades Students Applauded for Generosity to Haiti 03.19.2010

When Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., and Barth Green, M.D., professor and chair of neurological surgery, addressed a packed auditorium of high school students Friday morning, the message wasn’t about medicine, but about the power of giving. Dean Goldschmidt and Dr. Green thanked the students of Ransom Everglades Upper School for raising nearly $30,000 for the University of Miami’s Haiti relief effort.

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Miller School Records Large Growth in Research Funding 03.17.2010

The research enterprise at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has reached a new milestone in funding from the National Institutes of Health. Propelled in large part by stimulus grants, the Miller School has moved into the top third of all U.S. medical schools that receive money from the NIH, gaining major market share relative to other U.S. medical schools.

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Nanette H. Bishopric, M.D., Earns Distinguished Scientist Award for Research on Novel Treatments 03.16.2010

A Miller School physician-scientist has received one of the most prestigious awards presented by the American College of Cardiology. Nanette H. Bishopric, M.D., professor of medicine, molecular and cellular pharmacology and pediatrics, received the 2010 Distinguished Scientist Award (Basic Domain)...

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Miller School’s D-CFAR Hosts Françoise Barré-Sinoussi 03.12.2010

The Miller School's Developmental Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR) hosted one of the world's foremost scientists engaged in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Ph.D., co-winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Medicine for the discovery of HIV, presented an hour-long lecture, "What Can We Learn from the Diverse Spectrum of HIV/SIV Infections?" to faculty and students at the Lois Pope LIFE Center auditorium...

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