Health and Medicine

Guillermo “Willy” Prado, vice provost for faculty affairs, dean of the Graduate School, and professor of nursing and health studies, is recognized by the prestigious National Academy of Medicine for his scholarship in prevention science.

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Medical experts: Flu vaccines have many benefits, few side-effects

University of Miami physicians urge everyone, including students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated against the flu—and COVID-19—to protect themselves, their families, and the community at-large.

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Medical experts: Flu vaccines have many benefits, few side-effects

University of Miami physicians urge everyone, including students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated against the flu—and COVID-19—to protect themselves, their families, and the community at-large.

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Medical experts: Flu vaccines have many benefits, few side-effects

University of Miami physicians urge everyone, including students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated against the flu—and COVID-19—to protect themselves, their families, and the community at-large.

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Medical experts: Flu vaccines have many benefits, few side-effects

University of Miami physicians urge everyone, including students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated against the flu—and COVID-19—to protect themselves, their families, and the community at-large.

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McKnight fellowships awarded to doctoral students

Thirteen doctoral candidates in programs historically underrepresented by Black and Hispanic students received McKnight Doctoral or Dissertation Fellowships that offer financial, counseling, and professional development support. When these students complete their degrees, they become eligible to teach at the collegiate level.

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McKnight fellowships awarded to doctoral students

Thirteen doctoral candidates in programs historically underrepresented by Black and Hispanic students received McKnight Doctoral or Dissertation Fellowships that offer financial, counseling, and professional development support. When these students complete their degrees, they become eligible to teach at the collegiate level.

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McKnight fellowships awarded to doctoral students

Thirteen doctoral candidates in programs historically underrepresented by Black and Hispanic students received McKnight Doctoral or Dissertation Fellowships that offer financial, counseling, and professional development support. When these students complete their degrees, they become eligible to teach at the collegiate level.

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Taking a trip down memory lane can be soothing

Nostalgia evokes pleasant memories for many, and it can also help comfort Alzheimer’s patients, according to Dolores Perdomo, a University of Miami psychologist.

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Taking a trip down memory lane can be soothing

Nostalgia evokes pleasant memories for many, and it can also help comfort Alzheimer’s patients, according to Dolores Perdomo, a University of Miami psychologist.

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Vaccines are safe for women and teens, medical specialists say

University of Miami physicians address some of the recent concerns from women and parents of teens about the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Vaccines are safe for women and teens, medical specialists say

University of Miami physicians address some of the recent concerns from women and parents of teens about the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Dynamic duo forms a research connection

Maria Jose Baeza Robba, second-year Ph.D. student, and Nicholas Metheny, assistant professor, joined forces to tackle grad school, research firsts, and COVID-19 concerns in the sexual and gender minority community.

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Dynamic duo forms a research connection

Maria Jose Baeza Robba, second-year Ph.D. student, and Nicholas Metheny, assistant professor, joined forces to tackle grad school, research firsts, and COVID-19 concerns in the sexual and gender minority community.

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How the 9/11 attacks changed emergency response

From search and rescue efforts to training for first responders, 9/11 ushered in a host of changes in emergency preparation and response, according to University of Miami experts.

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Researchers explore cancer risks at condo collapse

After the 12-story Champlain Towers South building suddenly crumbled in Surfside, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Firefighter Cancer Initiative stepped up to protect rescue workers from health hazards.

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What you need to know about COVID-19 testing at Pavia Garage

The Pavia Garage on the Coral Gables Campus now houses two COVID-19 testing sites for University of Miami students and employees. Here’s what you need to know to ensure you test at the correct site.

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Students help address challenges created by the pandemic

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students have continued working to make a difference during the coronavirus pandemic by volunteering in the community, conducting research, and fine-tuning their expertise as they approach graduation.

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Students help address challenges created by the pandemic

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students have continued working to make a difference during the coronavirus pandemic by volunteering in the community, conducting research, and fine-tuning their expertise as they approach graduation.

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Preschool classroom study sheds light on curtailing the pandemic

By observing children and their teachers in motion, an interdisciplinary team of researchers proposes strategies for limiting the spread of COVID-19 in school.

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Preschool classroom study sheds light on curtailing the pandemic

By observing children and their teachers in motion, an interdisciplinary team of researchers proposes strategies for limiting the spread of COVID-19 in school.

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University health economist heads new commission to examine inequities in global cancer care

Felicia Marie Knaul, a professor affiliated with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, will lead a new Lancet commission focused on building a connection between cancer and health care systems.

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University health economist heads new commission to examine inequities in global cancer care

Felicia Marie Knaul, a professor affiliated with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, will lead a new Lancet commission focused on building a connection between cancer and health care systems.

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Wastewater provides early detection of COVID-19

A team of researchers at the University of Miami are hoping to prevent coronavirus outbreaks on campus before they begin by monitoring wastewater.

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Wastewater provides early detection of COVID-19

A team of researchers at the University of Miami are hoping to prevent coronavirus outbreaks on campus before they begin by monitoring wastewater.

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The beauty of vaccines: They require a small personal investment

As rates for routine vaccinations continue to fall, Cindy Munro, the dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies, explains why the advantages of vaccines for measles, shingles, hepatitis, and many other preventable diseases outweigh the risks.

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The beauty of vaccines: They require a small personal investment

As rates for routine vaccinations continue to fall, Cindy Munro, the dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies, explains why the advantages of vaccines for measles, shingles, hepatitis, and many other preventable diseases outweigh the risks.

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How to support children’s mental health during the school year

University psychology scholars give parents and guardians some pointers about how to help lower their children’s anxiety levels during what may be a challenging school year with a new spike in COVID-19 cases.

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How to support children’s mental health during the school year

University psychology scholars give parents and guardians some pointers about how to help lower their children’s anxiety levels during what may be a challenging school year with a new spike in COVID-19 cases.

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Haitian student organization rallies support following earthquake

Planet Kreyol co-presidents have organized a donation drive and will host a vigil for the lives lost following the worst earthquake to hit the country since 2010.

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Haitian student organization rallies support following earthquake

Planet Kreyol co-presidents have organized a donation drive and will host a vigil for the lives lost following the worst earthquake to hit the country since 2010.

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