News : 2017 : December

Seated, from left, Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., Governor Rick Scott and Mauricio Lynn, M.D., with other participants at the signing.

Governor Scott Recognizes Agreement between Miller School and Israeli Trauma Society

During his recent trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott recognized the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Israeli Trauma Society. The agreement strengthens the partnership between the Israeli Trauma Society and UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, which has provided training to 85 percent of Israel’s trauma surgeons.

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From left, Arash Bornak, M.D., Alberto J. Lopez, M.D., Rebekah Kramer, ARNP, Omaida C. Velazquez, M.D., Jorge Rey, M.D., Marwan R. Tabbara, M.D., Naixin Kang, M.D., and Stefan Kenel-Pierre, M.D.

New Limb Salvage and Vein Center Offers Comprehensive Vascular Care

South Florida patients with pain in the legs, feet or arms, swollen veins or other symptoms of peripheral artery disease can now receive specialized diagnosis and treatment at the new comprehensive Limb Salvage and Vein Center at UHealth Tower.

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A Research Plan for Pre-eminence

On October 7, nearly 100 members of the Miller School of Medicine faculty gathered for a retreat to put the final touches on a new strategic plan for research. Joining them, and offering his own thoughts, was Dean Edward Abraham, M.D., who sponsored the retreat and who, since taking charge, has quickly demonstrated a strong commitment to the school’s research mission.

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