News : 2013

Derek B. Covington, M.D., monitors marathon swimmer Diana Nyad from the support vessel as Nyad makes her historic journey from Cuba to Key West.

Miller School Team Supports Diana Nyad's Marathon Swim

When Diana Nyad stepped onto the beach at Key West on the afternoon of September 2 after completing her historic 53-hour swim from Cuba, few were cheering harder than her volunteer medical team from the Miller School of Medicine.

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Featured on the JumboTron are, from left, Billy the Marlin, Lee Kaplan, M.D., and patient Matt Rothstein.

Dr. Lee Kaplan Leads Sports Medicine Awareness Day at Marlins Park

Lee Kaplan, M.D., professor of orthopaedics and Chief of the Sports Medicine Division, attended Sports Medicine Awareness Day at Marlins Park on Friday, August 23, with patient Matt Rothstein, who threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

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Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., tells the students that discipline and preparation are keys to success.

For the Fourth Year, Sports Medicine’s Student Ambassador Seminar Inspires Young Leaders

As a young teen, Dave Strong was playing basketball when his two best pals invited him to ride along in a car. He elected to continue shooting hoops, while his friends headed for trouble. One would wind up shot dead, the other in prison for 10 years. Recounting the decision that helped set him on a path to become a doctor, Strong was among the inspirational speakers at UHealth Medicine’s annual Student Ambassador Seminar.

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