Health and Medicine

Miller School of Medicine student Shilpi Ganguly, who graduates next year, wants to travel to the moon to help establish the first medical infrastructure for a new permanent base on the moon.

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A boost for Sylvester: DeSantis announces $100 million in funding for state’s top cancer centers

The Florida funding will help Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine conduct cutting-edge research and improve the care and treatment of patients.

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A boost for Sylvester: DeSantis announces $100 million in funding for state’s top cancer centers

The Florida funding will help Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine conduct cutting-edge research and improve the care and treatment of patients.

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A boost for Sylvester: DeSantis announces $100 million in funding for state’s top cancer centers

The Florida funding will help Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine conduct cutting-edge research and improve the care and treatment of patients.

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A boost for Sylvester: DeSantis announces $100 million in funding for state’s top cancer centers

The Florida funding will help Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine conduct cutting-edge research and improve the care and treatment of patients.

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Miller School of Medicine graduates met challenges with resilience

At a commencement ceremony at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables Campus, more than 190 medical school graduates were lauded for their achievements.

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Miller School of Medicine graduates met challenges with resilience

At a commencement ceremony at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables Campus, more than 190 medical school graduates were lauded for their achievements.

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Miller School of Medicine graduates met challenges with resilience

At a commencement ceremony at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables Campus, more than 190 medical school graduates were lauded for their achievements.

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Scholars address how climate change inflicts a toll on health

During a daylong symposium, University of Miami experts in fields ranging from medicine and law to engineering and atmospheric science discuss how climate exacerbates certain health conditions and provide a blueprint for mitigating its effects.

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Scholars address how climate change inflicts a toll on health

During a daylong symposium, University of Miami experts in fields ranging from medicine and law to engineering and atmospheric science discuss how climate exacerbates certain health conditions and provide a blueprint for mitigating its effects.

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Researchers help uncover strategy that cures a third person with HIV

Dr. Savita Pahwa, who directs the University of Miami’s Center for AIDS Research, and her lab were part of a national research team that has helped a New York cancer survivor become the third person to achieve remission from HIV.

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Researchers help uncover strategy that cures a third person with HIV

Dr. Savita Pahwa, who directs the University of Miami’s Center for AIDS Research, and her lab were part of a national research team that has helped a New York cancer survivor become the third person to achieve remission from HIV.

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Symposium to address the impacts of climate on health

During the 2022 Climate and Health Symposium, researchers from across the University of Miami and elsewhere will examine the link between climate change and negative health effects and will explore strategies to mitigate the problem.

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Symposium to address the impacts of climate on health

During the 2022 Climate and Health Symposium, researchers from across the University of Miami and elsewhere will examine the link between climate change and negative health effects and will explore strategies to mitigate the problem.

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Miller School trauma surgeon deploys to war-torn Ukraine

Enrique Ginzburg, a professor of surgery at the Miller School of Medicine and trauma medical director and chief of surgery at Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson South Medical Center, volunteered at a hospital in Lviv, consulting with Ukrainian physicians on the care of civilians injured in the war.

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Health care specialists probe new technologies, industry challenges

Leaders from various sectors of health care discussed telehealth, nursing shortages, and workplace issues at the 11th annual Business of Health Care Conference held last week at the University of Miami and livestreamed to more than a thousand viewers.

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Neurology specialist addresses aphasia, the illness affecting Bruce Willis

Dr. James Galvin, chief of the Division of Cognitive Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, explains the brain disorder afflicting Bruce Willis that has caused him to step away from his acting career.

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Counseling Center trains volunteers to aid students of sexual assault

Audrey Cleary, a psychologist with the University of Miami Counseling Center, readies graduate students and faculty and staff members to work for the Sexual Assault Resource Team, which offers counseling and support to students.

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Counseling Center trains volunteers to aid students of sexual assault

Audrey Cleary, a psychologist with the University of Miami Counseling Center, readies graduate students and faculty and staff members to work for the Sexual Assault Resource Team, which offers counseling and support to students.

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Dan and Brett Sundheim commit $5 million to fund growth at UHealth

The generous gift has been designated to an innovation and technology fund at the Desai Sethi Urology Institute and will finance specialized research projects that will expand innovative treatment options for patients.

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Dan and Brett Sundheim commit $5 million to fund growth at UHealth

The generous gift has been designated to an innovation and technology fund at the Desai Sethi Urology Institute and will finance specialized research projects that will expand innovative treatment options for patients.

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‘The Business of Health Care’ to track industry-wide transformation

Industry leaders and experts, including a recent U.S. health secretary, convene April 1 at the University of Miami for a half-day hybrid conference to analyze the amalgam of new innovations that are revolutionizing the health care field.

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‘The Business of Health Care’ to track industry-wide transformation

Industry leaders and experts, including a recent U.S. health secretary, convene April 1 at the University of Miami for a half-day hybrid conference to analyze the amalgam of new innovations that are revolutionizing the health care field.

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University lab looks to celebrate Sleep Awareness Week

Girardin Jean-Louis, founder and director of the Translational Sleep and Circadian Sciences Center at the Miller School of Medicine, is working to increase awareness of sleep health through community-based research in South Florida.

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University lab looks to celebrate Sleep Awareness Week

Girardin Jean-Louis, founder and director of the Translational Sleep and Circadian Sciences Center at the Miller School of Medicine, is working to increase awareness of sleep health through community-based research in South Florida.

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Public health researchers work to build a global response to outbreaks

Professor José Szapocznik and Dr. Jorge Saavedra are working with world leaders to foster a global treaty that would guide nations on how to respond to disease outbreaks and prevent pandemics.

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Public health researchers work to build a global response to outbreaks

Professor José Szapocznik and Dr. Jorge Saavedra are working with world leaders to foster a global treaty that would guide nations on how to respond to disease outbreaks and prevent pandemics.

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Fresh Check Day offers students on-campus resources for mental health

The Healthy ’Cane Network hosted Fresh Check Day on the Foote University Green on Wednesday with interactive events and giveaways. The national initiative aims to prevent suicide and amplify the availability of mental health resources on university campuses.

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Fresh Check Day offers students on-campus resources for mental health

The Healthy ’Cane Network hosted Fresh Check Day on the Foote University Green on Wednesday with interactive events and giveaways. The national initiative aims to prevent suicide and amplify the availability of mental health resources on university campuses.

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‘Food Future Hack’ tackles global food waste

The virtual 2022 Food Waste Prevention Week hackathon, scheduled for March 4-6, invites students to submit innovative ideas that address global food waste.

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‘Food Future Hack’ tackles global food waste

The virtual 2022 Food Waste Prevention Week hackathon, scheduled for March 4-6, invites students to submit innovative ideas that address global food waste.

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