Department News : 2013 :

Hermes Florez, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Hermes Florez Named Interim Chief of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Hermes Florez, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medicine and epidemiology and public health, has been named Interim Chief of the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at the Miller School and Interim Director of the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Miami VA Healthcare System. Florez replaces Bruce Troen, M.D., as division chief and Bernard Roos, M.D., as GRECC director.

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From left, Laurie Weiss Nuell, Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., Erin Kobetz, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Jennie Weiss Block celebrate the merger.

Jay Weiss Center and Sylvester Merge to Tackle Health Disparities

In a match “truly made in heaven,” the Jay Weiss Center for Social Medicine and Health Equity is now affiliated with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, a merger celebrated January 31 at an informal ceremony attended by family members and admirers of two humanitarian giants who championed quality health care for the underserved.

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