Health and Medicine

Miller School of Medicine professor JoNell Potter testifies before a Congressional subcommittee on human trafficking.

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The ‘double environmental injustice’ of climate change

As more hazardous hurricanes affect more disadvantaged populations, climate and public health experts raise their voices in alarm.

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The ‘double environmental injustice’ of climate change

As more hazardous hurricanes affect more disadvantaged populations, climate and public health experts raise their voices in alarm.

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The ‘double environmental injustice’ of climate change

As more hazardous hurricanes affect more disadvantaged populations, climate and public health experts raise their voices in alarm.

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The ‘double environmental injustice’ of climate change

As more hazardous hurricanes affect more disadvantaged populations, climate and public health experts raise their voices in alarm.

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‘All of Us’ research program marks successful first year

Led by the Miller School of Medicine, the southeast region has enrolled more than 14,000 volunteers in the national landmark study

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‘All of Us’ research program marks successful first year

Led by the Miller School of Medicine, the southeast region has enrolled more than 14,000 volunteers in the national landmark study

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‘All of Us’ research program marks successful first year

Led by the Miller School of Medicine, the southeast region has enrolled more than 14,000 volunteers in the national landmark study

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Putting the spotlight on human trafficking

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students hung 3,000 posters in Wynwood last weekend to raise awareness about human trafficking.

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Putting the spotlight on human trafficking

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students hung 3,000 posters in Wynwood last weekend to raise awareness about human trafficking.

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Finding your place at the U

A UM student retention task force is working to ensure that all first-year students feel at home.

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Finding your place at the U

A UM student retention task force is working to ensure that all first-year students feel at home.

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Health and hope for Miami’s homeless

A new School of Nursing and Health Studies’ initiative delivers critical health care for Miami’s homeless population while engendering empathy in students and building community partnerships.

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Health and hope for Miami’s homeless

A new School of Nursing and Health Studies’ initiative delivers critical health care for Miami’s homeless population while engendering empathy in students and building community partnerships.

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The stories of Dorian at Marsh Harbour

Miller School of Medicine doctors are providing assistance on Great Abaco Island, where survivors of Dorian share their experiences and reflect on their island's efforts to rebuild.

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The high cost of the ‘Man Box’ in Latin America

A recent presentation at the University’s Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas explored the complex nature of masculinity.

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Dr. Stephen D. Nimer honored with endowed chair

The director of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is named the first holder of the Oscar de la Renta Endowed Chair in Cancer Research.

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Working to curb a dangerous trend

As vaping becomes more prevalent among the nation’s youth, the University of Miami is working to stem the addictive habit through its first ’Canes Against Vaping week.

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Working to curb a dangerous trend

As vaping becomes more prevalent among the nation’s youth, the University of Miami is working to stem the addictive habit through its first ’Canes Against Vaping week.

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UHealth to open medical center in Doral

The new facility will be modeled after the Lennar Foundation Medical Center at the Coral Gables campus.

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UHealth to open medical center in Doral

The new facility will be modeled after the Lennar Foundation Medical Center at the Coral Gables campus.

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Transforming thoughts to movement offers new hope for spinal cord injury patients

A team of researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and the Miller School of Medicine is using a brain-machine interface to help restore function in paralysis patients after spinal cord injury.

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Transforming thoughts to movement offers new hope for spinal cord injury patients

A team of researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and the Miller School of Medicine is using a brain-machine interface to help restore function in paralysis patients after spinal cord injury.

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An in-depth look at human migration and health care systems

University of Miami President Julio Frenk delivered the keynote address at a symposium on migration, global change, and policy hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas.

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An in-depth look at human migration and health care systems

University of Miami President Julio Frenk delivered the keynote address at a symposium on migration, global change, and policy hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas.

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The strengthening bond between the Bahamas and the U

Health officials with the Bahamas, including the minister of health, met with University of Miami leaders to determine next steps in providing health care and more.

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The strengthening bond between the Bahamas and the U

Health officials with the Bahamas, including the minister of health, met with University of Miami leaders to determine next steps in providing health care and more.

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‘Shop Docs’ bring health screenings to barbershops

Miller School of Medicine students are visiting barbershops to offer free health screenings to African-American men who otherwise might not seek health care.

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‘Shop Docs’ bring health screenings to barbershops

Miller School of Medicine students are visiting barbershops to offer free health screenings to African-American men who otherwise might not seek health care.

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Providing mental health information to the students

University of Miami and Miami Dade County Public Schools educators say bringing mental health information directly to students in the classroom is a positive step.

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Providing mental health information to the students

University of Miami and Miami Dade County Public Schools educators say bringing mental health information directly to students in the classroom is a positive step.

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