The Miller School’s hospital in Haiti has reached a major milestone, treating more than 2,000 survivors of the devastating earthquake that left Haiti in ruins a month ago. Observing the first of three days of national mourning, Haitian co-workers at the University’s burgeoning camp on the edge of the Port-au-Prince airport were dressed in white on Friday.
The University of Miami Global Institute/Project Medishare has been awarded $500,000 from the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund to support its ongoing medical relief efforts for earthquake survivors in Haiti and to help meet the future needs of the Haitian people. The Global Institute/Project Medishare will use the grant for medical equipment essential to the continued provision of urgent care to critically injured patients...
Miller School Pediatrics Chairman Publishes Editorial on Cardiotoxicity After Childhood Cancer 02.10.2010
Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D., professor and chairman of pediatrics and associate executive dean for child health at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, co-authored an editorial in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that was released online February 8.
Embarking on the first of many anticipated medical specialty missions, a Miller School neurological surgery team arrived at the University's hospital in Haiti Friday and began treating earthquake survivors with spinal cord injuries...
With urgent medical evacuations of earthquake survivors to the U.S. now preceding smoothly, the new volunteer staff at the Miller School’s hospital in Haiti had a chance today to orient themselves to their new surroundings and the needs of their patients.
As runners and their battered feet crossed the Biscayne Boulevard finish line of the ING Marathon and Half Marathon Sunday morning, the nearly 18,000 men and women signaled victory in various ways: Some raised their hands in triumph, some struck happy poses, and some collapsed in the arms of marathon officials.
More UM Nurses Heading to Haiti to Help Meet Patients’ Growing Demand for Expert Medical Care 02.01.2010
Three weeks after much of Haiti was devastated by a 7.0-magnitide earthquake, physicians and other health care workers from the Miller School continue to brave the odds to care for thousands of the quake's victims.
Dr. Barth Green to Dedicate the Miller School’s Hospital in Haiti and Plan for Reconstruction 01.29.2010
Barth Green, M.D., was expected to return to Haiti early Saturday with former U.S. Army General Wesley Clark, famed Miami architect Andres Duany and retired Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning to officially dedicate the Miller School's hospital for earthquake survivors.
Volunteers Begin Five-Day Deployments as Routine Takes Shape at the University’s Hospital in Haiti 01.27.2010
The first planeload of volunteers to deploy for five days was scheduled to arrive at the Miller School’s hospital in Haiti this evening, bringing the skills and energy of more nurses, orthopaedic surgeons, anesthesiologists, physical therapists and a desperately needed psychiatrist to the ever-expanding mission to aid earthquake survivors.
As Needs Grow, Volunteers with the Miller School’s Mission in Haiti to Make Longer Commitment 01.26.2010
To improve continuity of care, medical volunteers heading to Haiti to work in the Miller School’s rapid response hospital or elsewhere are being asked to serve at least five days. By mid-February, they may be asked to stay at least a week.