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Jeb Bush Visits UM Life Science & Technology Park 03.15.2011

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who promoted the growth of Florida’s biotech industry during his two terms in office, toured the University’s burgeoning Life Science & Technology Park last week, giving the project a thumbs up. “The Life Science Park will be South Florida’s intersection for discovery, innovation and entrepreneurship,’’ Bush said.

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Fourth Annual Integrative Medicine Symposium 03.14.2011

The Miller School's fourth annual Integrative Medicine Symposium will take place on Friday, April 8, and Saturday, April 9, at the U Wellness Center and Programs.

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Marlins to Distribute Family Night Tickets Again This Friday 03.11.2011

The Florida Marlins will return to the Schoninger Research Quadrangle this Friday, March 18, and again on Friday, March 25, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to distribute tickets for the Sixth Annual University of Miami Family Night with the Marlins. The Marlins will face the Colorado Rockies at 7:10 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at Sun Life Stadium.

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UHealth Helps Overtown Teens Say “CHILL” to Violence 03.11.2011

Committed to reducing violence among teenagers, the University and the Miller School participated in the first “CHILL With the Violence Life Maze and Concert” held in Miami’s Overtown neighborhood last week. Presented by the Overtown Community Oversight Board Youth Committee, the full day of activities on March 6 featured workshops, presentations and exhibits by UHealth physicians and other health care professionals.

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Philanthropist Kirk Landon Honored with Miami Transplant Institute’s 2011 Humanitarian Award 03.11.2011

One of South Florida's premier philanthropists and community supporters, R. Kirk Landon, was honored Wednesday evening as the second recipient of the Miami Transplant Institute's Humanitarian Award.

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Breakthrough Medicine is Back with Another Blitz 03.11.2011

A Breakthrough Medicine blitz will begin on Saturday, March 19, with the rebroadcast of Weight-Loss Surgery: Embarking on a Life Saving Journey. The newest episode, Kidney Transplant: The Story of a Brother’s Ultimate Gift, will premiere on Saturday, April 9.

View the complete schedule »

Miller School Raises Funds and Awareness for Autism 03.10.2011

UHealth Pediatrics and the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics teamed up for Walk Now for Autism on Sunday, February 27, at JC Bermudez Park in Doral.

Medical Alumni Weekend 2011 Sets Record Attendance 03.08.2011

Alumni Weekend 2011 celebrated the Miller School of Medicine’s past, present, and future, with three days of activities dedicated to bringing together former medical school classmates. A record-breaking 400 medical alumni and friends attended seminars, ceremonies, professional workshops, and receptions, traveling from as far away as Guam and Washington State to attend.

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Freshmen Welcomed into the Medical Profession at Pinning Ceremony 03.08.2011

Kicking off alumni weekend, the Class of 2014 was officially welcomed into the Miller School family and the medical profession Friday evening during the 11th Annual John G. Clarkson Freshman Pinning Ceremony, a celebration filled with pomp, circumstance, and plenty of pride.

Read more about the ceremony and view a photo gallery »

Surgeon Removes Kidney Through Patient’s Navel 03.08.2011

One of UHealth's experts at minimally invasive surgery has performed a groundbreaking operation. Raymond J. Leveillee, M.D., FRCS-G, chief of the Division of Endourology, Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, recently removed a patient's kidney through her navel, leaving no visible scar.

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