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Groundbreaking Held for Children’s Cancer Clinic 01.25.2011

Leaders and physicians from UHealth-University of Miami Health System have broken ground on the Alexander Daly Family Clinic for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, the first pediatric oncology clinic at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Read more about the clinic and view photos »

Hispanic Medical Student Group Hosts Regional Conference 01.21.2011

With “Opening Doors” as its theme, UM’s Hispanic American Medical Student Association hosted the third annual Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) Southeast Regional Conference at the Miller School.

Read more about the conference »

Key State Senator Urges Advocacy for Health Care Reforms 01.21.2011

With Florida facing a $3 billion budget shortfall and more Medicaid patients under new health care reforms, state lawmakers have little choice but to expand managed care plans, the chairman of the state Senate Committee on Health Regulation said during a Miller School visit last week.

Read more about Senator Garcia's visit »

Dr. Telischi Named Chair of Otolaryngology 01.21.2011

Fred F. Telischi, M.E.E., M.D., FACS, has been named chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Read more about Dr. Telischi's appointment »

Economist Revolutionizes Mapping of Genetic Pathway for Autism 01.21.2011

A son of physicians and an economist by trade, John P. Hussman, Ph.D., may seem like an unlikely lead author on a paper identifying a new genetic pathway in autism research. But Hussman, father to a 16-year-old boy with autism, applied the same statistical tools he uses to map out complex economic relationships to produce new research findings.

Read more about Dr. Hussman's discovery »

Office of Planning and Analysis Launches Apprentice Program 01.21.2011

The Office of Planning and Analysis is looking for a few more good men and women within the UHealth system and the Miller School to join its new “Apprentice Program,” which begins this month.

Read more about the Apprentice Program »

Broward County Residents: Save Time on Your Commute with New Bus Service 01.19.2011

Broward County Transit has added a 95 Express bus route between Miramar and downtown Miami.

UHealth Sports Medicine to Offer Evening Hours 01.19.2011

Living an active lifestyle with some form of exercise several times a week is a powerful approach to staying healthy. Yet, the greatest challenge with sustained exercise is the risk of injury.

Health Experts Debate Conflict of Interest and FDA Rules 01.18.2011

With Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., as moderator, a distinguished panel of national health care experts at the Global Business Forum explored the pitfalls, risks and rewards of conflict of interest policies in health care

Read more about the Global Business Forum »

New Episode of Breakthrough Medicine Airs This Weekend 01.13.2011

The newest episode in the _Breakthrough Medicine_ television documentary series, _Weight Loss Surgery: Embarking on a Life Saving Journey_, will air on Saturday, January 22, at 7 p.m. on WPLG-TV Local 10.

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