Department News : 2016 :

From left, students Devin Driscoll, Miguel Escanelle, Victoria Silverman and Ilana Mayer-Hirshfeld, Alberto J. Caban-Martinez, D.O., Ph.D., M.P.H., and students Carlos Miguel Barrera and Daniel O'Shea.

Three Miller School Students Elected to National Office in Latino Medical Student Association

A contingent of M.D./M.P.H. and traditional M.D. students from the Miller School of Medicine attended the recent Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) Southeast Region Conference in Richmond, Va. The Miller School students had a significant presence at the conference, with three being elected to national office, one of whom also received a scholarship.

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From left, students Andrew Fisher and Amanda Randall, Hilda Pantin, Ph.D., José Szapocznik, Ph.D., Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., student Kelsey Pan, Viviana Horigian, M.D., and student Marie Douglass.

Public Health Graduate Students Showcase their Work through Poster Exhibit

A select group of 44 students from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Department of Public Health Sciences took part in the 2016 Annual Public Health Graduate Student Showcase February 4 in the Don Soffer Clinical Research Center. The students displayed posters that presented their achievements in bringing public health knowledge and practice to some of the world’s neediest populations.

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

UHealth Faculty Member Promotes New Care Guidelines for Diabetes in Long-Term Care Facilities

A UHealth senior faculty member and diabetes researcher, collaborating with colleagues from several other institutions, all of whom are affiliated with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), recently developed guidelines to improve the management of diabetes in patients living in long-term care facilities. The ADA statement seeks to help diabetes clinicians reduce hypoglycemia in older adults,.

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UM President Julio Frenk.

UM President Julio Frenk Speaks on Medical Campus February 11

UM President Julio Frenk will speak on the medical campus on Thursday, February 11, as part of the Department of Public Health Sciences’ Distinguished Lecture Series. The title of his lecture will be “Health Professionals for the 21st Century: Leading the Education Revolution.” Frenk will speak at 5 p.m. in the seventh floor auditorium at the Lois Pope LIFE Center.

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