Health and Medicine

University of Miami President Julio Frenk participated in a webinar that examined how the countries can respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Norman M. Kenyon, ‘a maestro in the operating theater,’ remembered

A medical school alumnus, gifted surgeon, and leader in the medical field, Norman M. Kenyon—father of Norma Sue Kenyon, vice provost for innovation—passed away last week.

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Norman M. Kenyon, ‘a maestro in the operating theater,’ remembered

A medical school alumnus, gifted surgeon, and leader in the medical field, Norman M. Kenyon—father of Norma Sue Kenyon, vice provost for innovation—passed away last week.

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Norman M. Kenyon, ‘a maestro in the operating theater,’ remembered

A medical school alumnus, gifted surgeon, and leader in the medical field, Norman M. Kenyon—father of Norma Sue Kenyon, vice provost for innovation—passed away last week.

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Norman M. Kenyon, ‘a maestro in the operating theater,’ remembered

A medical school alumnus, gifted surgeon, and leader in the medical field, Norman M. Kenyon—father of Norma Sue Kenyon, vice provost for innovation—passed away last week.

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What does the public know about COVID-19?

Survey aims to shed light on any misconceptions so that public agencies can address them.

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What does the public know about COVID-19?

Survey aims to shed light on any misconceptions so that public agencies can address them.

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What does the public know about COVID-19?

Survey aims to shed light on any misconceptions so that public agencies can address them.

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Softening the scars of social isolation

University of Miami experts share ways to create community and feel less isolated during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Softening the scars of social isolation

University of Miami experts share ways to create community and feel less isolated during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nursing alumna fights COVID-19 at the border

Andrea Leiner, a nurse practitioner, describes providing primary care for asylum seekers living near the border.

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Nursing alumna fights COVID-19 at the border

Andrea Leiner, a nurse practitioner, describes providing primary care for asylum seekers living near the border.

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Dean reflects on the state of the media in the age of coronavirus

Karin Wilkins, dean of the University of Miami School of Communication, examines the challenges facing the media in the age of coronavirus.

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Dean reflects on the state of the media in the age of coronavirus

Karin Wilkins, dean of the University of Miami School of Communication, examines the challenges facing the media in the age of coronavirus.

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Sylvester researchers to collaborate with Miami-Dade County on coronavirus testing

The new testing effort, announced Friday by Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, will use a finger prick to check for antibodies to the virus in a drop of blood to determine past or present infection.

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Miller School pulmonologist treats COVID-19 patient with nitric oxide therapy

A medical specialist with the University of Miami Health System and the Miller School of Medicine has initiated a new therapy for the first time in a patient with the novel coronavirus diagnosis. The treatment has the potential to delay the need for a ventilator.

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Experts study COVID-19 and cannabis use

Researchers are analyzing the effects of the coronavirus on medicinal cannabis users, one of the vulnerable populations that may be disproportionately affected by the disease. Their study includes an electronic survey to obtain epidemiologic data.

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Alumnus is on a mission to serve patients

John Rotruck, the lead medical officer aboard the USNS Mercy, credits the education he received at Miami as pivotal to his preparedness to oversee medical support the hospital ship will provide during the pandemic.

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Alumnus is on a mission to serve patients

John Rotruck, the lead medical officer aboard the USNS Mercy, credits the education he received at Miami as pivotal to his preparedness to oversee medical support the hospital ship will provide during the pandemic.

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Health expert: Your immune system is the best defense against any virus or infection

A University of Miami registered dietitian suggests ways to become stronger and healthier.

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Health expert: Your immune system is the best defense against any virus or infection

A University of Miami registered dietitian suggests ways to become stronger and healthier.

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Miller School students share Match Day with families and friends

Unable to celebrate together on the medical campus because of health precautions related to COVID-19, medical school graduates learned about their residency matches by email from the national agency that coordinates the program.

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Miller School students share Match Day with families and friends

Unable to celebrate together on the medical campus because of health precautions related to COVID-19, medical school graduates learned about their residency matches by email from the national agency that coordinates the program.

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Medical researchers developing rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19

The new test is being developed by Miller School of Medicine researchers in collaboration with Heat Biologics.

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Medical researchers developing rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19

The new test is being developed by Miller School of Medicine researchers in collaboration with Heat Biologics.

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President Frenk, a public health expert, discusses COVID-19 pandemic

University of Miami President Julio Frenk has experienced several pandemics throughout his public health career, including as minister of health for Mexico. He shares his insight in this video.

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President Frenk, a public health expert, discusses COVID-19 pandemic

University of Miami President Julio Frenk has experienced several pandemics throughout his public health career, including as minister of health for Mexico. He shares his insight in this video.

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How COVID-19 is affecting sports and the fans who love the games

The sports world has shut down amid the coronavirus crisis. Two experts from the University of Miami’s School of Education and Human Development discuss the impact.

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How COVID-19 is affecting sports and the fans who love the games

The sports world has shut down amid the coronavirus crisis. Two experts from the University of Miami’s School of Education and Human Development discuss the impact.

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Frenk: Don’t despair or panic, but give COVID-19 the seriousness it deserves

Now dealing with the fourth pandemic of his public health career, University of Miami President Julio Frenk shares his insight on the lessons we need to heed now—and remember in the future.

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Frenk: Don’t despair or panic, but give COVID-19 the seriousness it deserves

Now dealing with the fourth pandemic of his public health career, University of Miami President Julio Frenk shares his insight on the lessons we need to heed now—and remember in the future.

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