Health and Medicine

A team of faculty members at the Miller School of Medicine working to detect variants in COVID-19 positive samples has found about 25 percent contain the more contagious U.K. variant. They also found the Brazilian variant.

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Researcher works to eliminate the ‘blind spot’ of racism

Zinzi Bailey, research assistant professor, investigates the causes of structural discrimination and its role in the poor health outcomes of many Black people.

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Researcher works to eliminate the ‘blind spot’ of racism

Zinzi Bailey, research assistant professor, investigates the causes of structural discrimination and its role in the poor health outcomes of many Black people.

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Researcher works to eliminate the ‘blind spot’ of racism

Zinzi Bailey, research assistant professor, investigates the causes of structural discrimination and its role in the poor health outcomes of many Black people.

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Researcher works to eliminate the ‘blind spot’ of racism

Zinzi Bailey, research assistant professor, investigates the causes of structural discrimination and its role in the poor health outcomes of many Black people.

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Joe Echevarria appointed CEO of UHealth

On Wednesday, Joe Echevarria, after serving in an interim capacity, was named CEO of UHealth and executive vice president for Health Affairs at the University, effective immediately.

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Joe Echevarria appointed CEO of UHealth

On Wednesday, Joe Echevarria, after serving in an interim capacity, was named CEO of UHealth and executive vice president for Health Affairs at the University, effective immediately.

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Joe Echevarria appointed CEO of UHealth

On Wednesday, Joe Echevarria, after serving in an interim capacity, was named CEO of UHealth and executive vice president for Health Affairs at the University, effective immediately.

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Breath analyzer test deployed to help better screen coronavirus

Students living at Lakeside Village and University Village began the twice-weekly breath analyzer test as a surveillance tool against COVID-19.

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Breath analyzer test deployed to help better screen coronavirus

Students living at Lakeside Village and University Village began the twice-weekly breath analyzer test as a surveillance tool against COVID-19.

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National health database opens to University researchers

Already containing health records, surveys, and measurements from more than 200,000 people from all walks of life, the All of Us Research Program’s Researcher Workbench is a treasure trove waiting to be mined.

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National health database opens to University researchers

Already containing health records, surveys, and measurements from more than 200,000 people from all walks of life, the All of Us Research Program’s Researcher Workbench is a treasure trove waiting to be mined.

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Reminder: Complete your COVID-19 module and Daily Symptom Checker

Every member of the University community should complete the COVID-19 "We Are One U" module. Also, the Daily Symptom Checker is required for anyone who will be on campus in order to remain in compliance with safety protocols.

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Reminder: Complete your COVID-19 module and Daily Symptom Checker

Every member of the University community should complete the COVID-19 "We Are One U" module. Also, the Daily Symptom Checker is required for anyone who will be on campus in order to remain in compliance with safety protocols.

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Sensors could improve at-home health care

The University’s Institute for Data Science and Computing is partnering with GE Global Research to devise secure, smart technology that could improve patient outcomes.

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Fauci shares insight about COVID-19 lessons, challenges

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert spoke to students and faculty members at the Miller School of Medicine on Wednesday as part of Grand Rounds.

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For Black Americans, fear fuels doubt about COVID-19 vaccines

Mistrust of the coronavirus inoculations is rooted in a long history of medical mistreatment of patients of color. More efforts are needed to gain their confidence, University of Miami medical authorities say.

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Cancer patients in Mexico face dire scenario in wake of COVID-19

In a recent webinar, public health experts explored what should be happening in the Latin American country to assist those facing the deadly disease during the pandemic.

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Cancer patients in Mexico face dire scenario in wake of COVID-19

In a recent webinar, public health experts explored what should be happening in the Latin American country to assist those facing the deadly disease during the pandemic.

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Recommit to slowing the spread

Watch this important message from Abigail A. Adeleke, Student Government president, and Dr. Roy E. Weiss, chief medical officer for COVID-19, about the public health measures you should take to keep yourself and your fellow ’Canes healthy and safe.

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Recommit to slowing the spread

Watch this important message from Abigail A. Adeleke, Student Government president, and Dr. Roy E. Weiss, chief medical officer for COVID-19, about the public health measures you should take to keep yourself and your fellow ’Canes healthy and safe.

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Medical ethicist: Race is the most important predictor of environmental harm

In the inaugural Climate and Racial Justice Talk, Harriet A. Washington debunks myths and asks her own tough questions.

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Medical ethicist: Race is the most important predictor of environmental harm

In the inaugural Climate and Racial Justice Talk, Harriet A. Washington debunks myths and asks her own tough questions.

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Medical experts explain the evolution of the novel coronavirus

University of Miami doctors and scientists address how the virus that is causing a global pandemic spreads, producing new variants in its wake.

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Medical experts explain the evolution of the novel coronavirus

University of Miami doctors and scientists address how the virus that is causing a global pandemic spreads, producing new variants in its wake.

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University poised to process 3,000 COVID-19 tests a day

Having already performed 130,000 tests for the novel coronavirus, the pathology lab is picking up the pace as the spring semester gets underway.

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University poised to process 3,000 COVID-19 tests a day

Having already performed 130,000 tests for the novel coronavirus, the pathology lab is picking up the pace as the spring semester gets underway.

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Dean appointed to nursing’s top advisory council

Cindy Munro, who leads the School of Nursing and Health Studies, will help guide the National Institute of Nursing Research, which launched her own career.

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Dean appointed to nursing’s top advisory council

Cindy Munro, who leads the School of Nursing and Health Studies, will help guide the National Institute of Nursing Research, which launched her own career.

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Public Health Ambassadors Program boosts its staff

The number of ambassadors has been increased from 75 to 100 as the University continues to support a safe environment and help students adhere to COVID-19 guidelines.

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Public Health Ambassadors Program boosts its staff

The number of ambassadors has been increased from 75 to 100 as the University continues to support a safe environment and help students adhere to COVID-19 guidelines.

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