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IMI’s Global Connections Help Heart Patients 11.04.2010

For many years, Selma Fox, along with her husband and traveling partner, would take an annual trip abroad, touring Egypt, China, Japan, and every country in Europe. However, after her husband passed away, and as her health deteriorated, she severely cut back on her globe-trotting and a visit to South America was no longer on her itinerary.

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UM Physician Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award 11.04.2010

Barry J. Materson, M.D., M.B.A., professor of medicine in the Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Hospital Medicine at the Miller School, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Consortium for Southeastern Hypertension Control at the organization’s annual professional educational meeting on October 29 in Charleston, South Carolina.

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“Be Part of the Cure” Campaign Kicks Off National Diabetes Awareness Month 11.03.2010

Thousands of people who want to help put an end to diabetes can be part of the cure by participating in the "Diabetes Research Institute Foundation’s online campaign ": Kicking off National Diabetes Awareness Month, the Be Part of the Cure campaign is a fun and meaningful way for people living with diabetes, their family members and friends, and anyone concerned about curing this devastating di

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Submission Deadline Change 11.03.2010

The deadline for the November 30 issue of e-Update is Monday November, 22, by noon.

DOCS Plans Second Health Fair to Meet Demand in Little Haiti 11.02.2010

For the first time in its sixteen-year history, the Miller School’s Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Department of Community Service (DOCS) program will hold a second “mini health fair” in Little Haiti to meet the sharply increasing demand for the free health screenings and health education offered by the student-run organization.

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Thousands Walk for Heart Disease and Stroke 11.01.2010

Get moving, eat healthy, and quit smoking – those were the three main messages thousands of participants heard at Saturday’s 2010 Miami-Dade Start! Heart Walk on the Florida International University campus in West Miami-Dade. The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine was well represented, with more than 200 walkers raising close to $20,000 to fund the organization’s goal of “building healthier lives free of cardiovascu

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Miller School Newsletters Get a Makeover 10.29.2010

You may have noticed that MED looks a little different today. That’s because the monthly electronic newsletter has been redeveloped -- with you in mind

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General Dentistry Offered at New UMH Office 10.27.2010

Upon concluding her tour of the Department of Surgery's Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and General Dentistry's new comprehensive surgery and dentistry office at University of Miami Hospital, Annabelle Sanchez, a clinical therapist in the hospital's psychiatric department, had much the same enthusiastic reaction as others who attended the October 20 open house.

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2010-11 Arsht Research on Ethics and Community Grants Awarded 10.27.2010

The University of Miami Ethics Programs have awarded eight grants for the 2010-11 Arsht Research on Ethics and Community program. A total of 58 UM faculty and students worked on projects in the eight different areas of research that were awarded grants.

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Transplant Pioneers Celebrate 40 Years of Life-Saving Care 10.26.2010

At a symposium marking the 40th anniversary of the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital transplant program, Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., reflected on the enormous contribution the Miami Transplant Institute has made to medicine, on the physicians there who spend hour after hour in complex surgeries, and on the patients who, over those decades, have come to see the transplant program as a place of hope.

Read more about the 40-year celebration »

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