Under Tough Conditions, Miller School Physicians Continue Medical Relief Efforts in Haiti 01.18.2010
Nearly a week after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, Miller School doctors, among the first responders to rush to the nation in need, are still there treating hundreds of the injured and the saving the lives of some of the sickest patients.
Despite major therapeutic advances, congestive heart failure remains a leading cause of death and disability. There is currently no therapy that fully reverses heart failure and/or left ventricular (LV) dysfunction, leaving physicians with a great need for viable treatments.
Toiling under primitive conditions, without basic equipment, members of the Miller School’s team in Haiti have treated and triaged more than 250 survivors of Tuesday’s catastrophic earthquake, leaving William O’Neill, M.D., executive dean of clinical affairs, awestruck by their heroic efforts.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson Lauds Miller School Doctors Who Continue to Treat Haitian Earthquake Patients 01.15.2010
The Miller School’s medical relief effort for survivors of the Haitian earthquake continues to grow both here and in the ravaged country. About 100 doctors, nurses and other personnel have made their way with supplies and equipment to a field hospital at the Port-au-Prince airport.
As a Miller School medical team continues to work around the clock to save the lives of earthquake survivors in Haiti, University of Miami doctors are treating patients evacuated from the devastated country.
Miller School and College of Engineering Host Third Collaborative Research Exchange Forum 01.14.2010
Personalized medicine for everyone. Medical devices that, through nanotechnology, become so small they are nearly undetectable. More ergonomically enhanced medicine containers.
Dean Goldschmidt Challenges All to Get in GEAR and in Shape at the Medical Wellness Center 01.14.2010
Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., kicked off the Medical Wellness Center’s “Be the Best You’ve Ever Been” annual New Year event Tuesday by extolling the benefits of exercise confirmed by Miller School researchers – and the yoga, aqua, cycling, and other fitness classes and programs offered at the world-class gym.
Miller School Community Moves Quickly to Help a Devastated Haiti After Powerful Earthquake 01.13.2010
The Miller School and UHealth – University of Miami Health System are mobilizing forces to send much-needed help to Haiti in the wake of the catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake that authorities said killed thousands of people and destroyed much of Port-au-Prince.
The TeleHealth program at UHealth-University of Miami Health System has received a $24,500 grant from the Verizon Foundation to use telemedicine to provide pediatric specialty care to underinsured and underserved students in the North Miami Beach feeder pattern of the Miami-Dade County Public School System.
Most Advanced CyberKnife Comes to Sylvester 01.12.2010
South Florida patients who are candidates for radiosurgery now have the most advanced technology available at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – University of Miami Health System. Sylvester is now home to the fastest, most powerful model of CyberKnife® currently on the market.