Health and Medicine

University of Miami physicians and infectious disease experts are working together to sequence positive coronavirus tests to learn about the newest variant popping up across the globe.

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HealthSnap offers continuous care for patients with chronic illnesses

Assistant professor Wes Smith developed software that resulted in the creation of an integrated virtual care platform, which delivers remote, proactive treatment to people with persistent diseases.

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HealthSnap offers continuous care for patients with chronic illnesses

Assistant professor Wes Smith developed software that resulted in the creation of an integrated virtual care platform, which delivers remote, proactive treatment to people with persistent diseases.

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HealthSnap offers continuous care for patients with chronic illnesses

Assistant professor Wes Smith developed software that resulted in the creation of an integrated virtual care platform, which delivers remote, proactive treatment to people with persistent diseases.

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HealthSnap offers continuous care for patients with chronic illnesses

Assistant professor Wes Smith developed software that resulted in the creation of an integrated virtual care platform, which delivers remote, proactive treatment to people with persistent diseases.

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Researchers develop model for treating HIV/AIDS, depression

With a shortage of mental health professionals, an international team trained nurses to treat clinically depressed HIV-positive people in South Africa.

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Researchers develop model for treating HIV/AIDS, depression

With a shortage of mental health professionals, an international team trained nurses to treat clinically depressed HIV-positive people in South Africa.

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Researchers develop model for treating HIV/AIDS, depression

With a shortage of mental health professionals, an international team trained nurses to treat clinically depressed HIV-positive people in South Africa.

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World Health Organization taps Sylvester in global fight against cervical cancer

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center will provide a leading role in the collaborative effort to eliminate the preventable disease that kills thousands of women around the world.

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World Health Organization taps Sylvester in global fight against cervical cancer

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center will provide a leading role in the collaborative effort to eliminate the preventable disease that kills thousands of women around the world.

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Students, University leaders tackle mental health in third ‘Courageous Conversations’

Undergraduate and graduate representatives met with President Julio Frenk and other wellness experts to discuss the struggle affecting people nationwide, which was heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Students, University leaders tackle mental health in third ‘Courageous Conversations’

Undergraduate and graduate representatives met with President Julio Frenk and other wellness experts to discuss the struggle affecting people nationwide, which was heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Desai Sethi Family Foundation commits $20 million to fund the creation of a urology institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

The gift will fund the creation of a Urology Institute and affirm the Miller School of Medicine as a global leader in the field.

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The Desai Sethi Family Foundation commits $20 million to fund the creation of a urology institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

The gift will fund the creation of a Urology Institute and affirm the Miller School of Medicine as a global leader in the field.

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Researchers develop a ‘net’ to prevent the coronavirus from entering cells

An obstetrician gynecologist and a biochemist at the Miller School of Medicine have devised a new therapeutic to stop COVID-19 from overpowering patients who are struggling to survive.

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Pediatricians urge: Get children vaccinated against COVID-19

University of Miami pediatricians discuss how the new COVID-19 vaccine created especially for children could change the impact of the pandemic in the coming months.

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The pandemic has played with our perception of time

An array of stressors and the absence of new experiences and memory milestones have altered our perception of time during the pandemic and marked the distinction between objective and subjective time, according to faculty experts.

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Prado elected to the National Academy of 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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Prado elected to the National Academy of 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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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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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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