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Cardiovascular Chief Publishes Heart Attack Study 12.01.2010

Mauro Moscucci, M.D., M.B.A., professor and senior vice chair of the Department of Medicine and chief of the Cardiovascular Division, published an article on the treatment of patients with myocardial infarction in the November 8 issue of the _Archives of Internal Medicine_.

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Miller School’s Dr. Richard Thurer to Receive James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award 12.01.2010

Richard J. Thurer, M.D., the B and Donald Carlin Professor of Thoracic Surgical Oncology, is the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Faculty Senate James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award.

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Pathway in Ethics and Humanities Helps Fill Void 12.01.2010

Ashley Lawler is, by her own admission, a literature fiend, so when she arrived at the Miller School in 2009 to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor, she had misgivings about casting aside the analytical skills she developed as an English major for the empirical skills she employs in her basic science

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JAMA Study: Directions for Kids’ Medications Are Inconsistent 11.30.2010

Researchers who examined 200 of the top cough/cold, allergy, analgesic and gastrointestinal over-the-counter liquid medications for children found high levels of variability and inconsistencies in medication labeling and measuring devices, according to a JAMA study.

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UM Neonatologist Wins Micah Batchelor Award 11.30.2010

Karen Young, M.D., assistant professor of clinical pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology, is the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Micah Batchelor Award for Excellence in Children’s Health Research. She received the award during a ceremony on the medical campus last night.

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Dolphins Cycling Challenge Benefits Research at Sylvester 11.29.2010

Joined by Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., and UM Senior Vice President for Business and Finance Joe Natoli, more than 315 cyclists took part in this past weekend’s inaugural, tri-county Dolphins Cycling Challenge, raising over $400,000 for cancer research and treatment at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Read more and view a photo gallery of the Dolphins Cycling Challenge »

New Food Service Cart Debuts on Medical Campus 11.24.2010

Looking for a new option for a quick breakfast or tasty lunch? Now, you can look for the new “Outtakes” food cart from food service provider Morrison that will debut on campus on Monday, December 6. For breakfast, the cart carries an assortment of freshly baked bagels and Latin pastries, cereal, coffee and coffee-based drinks, and other items. Lunch-goers can choose from an array of healthy wraps and salads..

Read more and see the food cart schedule »

Sylvester’s Gala Raises $1.5 million for Cancer Research 11.22.2010

Under the roof of Miami’s newest world-class hotel, South Floridians gathered 870 strong to show their commitment to helping Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine remain at the forefront of cancer research.

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University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center Marks 20th Annual Great American Smokeout 11.19.2010

Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., spoke at the Great American Smokeout held on the medical campus on November 18. The annual gathering, held in Alamo Park, encourages people to quit smoking for the day in the hopes they will kick the habit for good. Dean Goldschmidt reminded the crowd of the health benefits of not smoking..

Longtime UM/Jackson Physician Passes Away 11.19.2010

A physician who spent more than three decades on the UM/Jackson medical campus, dating back to her days as a Miller School medical student, has died at the age of 56. Catherine Willis, M.D., passed away Tuesday, November 16, after a brief illness..

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