News : 2011 : August

From left, Ryan Labbe, his wife Trine Engebretsen with their son Andersen, Dr. Andreas G. Tzakis, and Dr. Salih Y. Yasin.

Pair of Liver Transplant Recipients Welcome Their Baby

When he arrived via Cesarean section on July 21 at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Andersen Labbe’s parents celebrated his birth and his place in history. He is believed to be the first child born to parents who are both liver transplant recipients.

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Omaida Velazquez, M.D.

Omaida Velazquez, M.D., Named Vice Chair of Research for Surgery

Omaida Velazquez, M.D., professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, has been appointed vice chair of research for the DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery.

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