Department News : 2012 :

James F. Sallis, Ph.D.

"Obesity Warrior" James Sallis, Ph.D., Speaks February 6 at the Miller School

James F. Sallis, Ph.D., the Distinguished Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, who is so respected for his work in obesity that Time magazine dubbed him the “obesity warrior,” will share scientific and practical expertise with UM faculty and staff at a noon seminar on February 6.

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Hansel E. Tookes

Miller Study Finds High Rate of Used Syringes on Miami Streets

Research led by a Hansel E. Tookes, a second-year Miller School medical student, found that in Miami, a city without needle and syringe programs, there are high rates of improperly discarded syringes, compared to San Francisco, a city with such programs.

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