Department News : 2012 :

Tainya Clarke, M.P.H.

University of Miami Study Finds Decline in U.S. Cancer Screening Rates

The rate at which people seek preventive cancer screenings has fallen over the last ten years in the United States, with wide variations between white-collar and blue-collar workers, according to a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine study published December 27 in the open-access journal Frontiers in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention.

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C. Hendricks Brown, Ph.D.

New Center Holds First Scientific Meeting on Prevention of Drug Abuse and Sexual Risk Behavior

The Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology for Drug Abuse and Sexual Risk Behavior held its first scientific and advisory board meeting Nov. 7-9 at the Viceroy Hotel, Club 50, in Miami.

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Jose Szapocznik, Ph.D., is the Miller School's top NIH-funded principal investigator.

Miller School’s NIH Funding Climbs to 38th in the Nation

Reflecting the University’s growing prominence as a national research institution, the Miller School has advanced another spot, to No. 38, in the amount of highly coveted and competitive research grants it received from the National Institutes of Health during the 2011-12 federal fiscal year.

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