News : 2017 : January

Members of Leading Ladies at their recent luncheon in Hallandale Beach.

Leading Ladies Look to Put Transplant Research in the Spotlight

Through a unique blend of philanthropy and show business, a South Florida nonprofit organization aims to increase its efforts to raise funds and awareness for the field of transplantation, a cause that the Leading Ladies have supported for more than 20 years. Despite the progress that’s been made during that time, the group’s members are more determined than ever to keep the spotlight on the need for additional research.

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Tanya L. Zakrison, M.D., M.H.Sc., M.P.H., center, with medical students from Cuba, Chad and South Africa.

Miller School Surgeons Bridge Cultures through Trauma Training in Cuba

For nearly five years, small groups of physicians — primarily surgeons — from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have traveled to Cuba to participate in professional conferences, teach medical students and share clinical practices with peers from around the world.

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From left, Christopher J. Salgado, M.D., with Lauren Foster.

LGBTQ Center for Wellness, Gender and Sexual Health Opens at University of Miami Hospital

Building on its mission to cultivate inclusive health care, University of Miami Hospital, part of UHealth — the University of Miami Health System, has opened a new and innovative clinic to meet the comprehensive health and surgical needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community.

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