News : 2015

Karina Galoian, Ph.D., in Athens.

Sylvester Researcher Presents Sarcoma Findings at World Congress on Advances in Oncology

Karina Galoian, Ph.D., research director of the Sarcoma Disease Site Group at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Sylvester member, recently spoke at the 20th World Congress on Advances in Oncology and 18th International Symposium on Molecular Medicine about new findings in the research she and her collaborators are doing on chondrosarcoma.

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Frank J. Eismont, M.D.

Dr. Frank J. Eismont Honored with 2015 Leon Wiltse Award for Excellence in Spine Care

Frank J. Eismont, M.D., Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics, will receive the North American Spine Society’s 2015 Leon Wiltse Award for excellence in leadership and/or clinical research in spine care. A member of the Miller School of Medicine faculty for the past 35 years, Eismont is a nationally renowned orthopaedic surgeon who cares for patients with spinal disorders.

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Andrea Green, assistant professor of otolaryngology, helps Caitlin Fryer, a forward on the women’s soccer team, test the goggles.

UM Sports Medicine Researchers and Athletes Test Concussion Detection Goggles

The University of Miami football team and the women’s soccer and volleyball teams helped the Miller School of Medicine Division of Sports Medicine test new goggles that detect mild traumatic brain injury last week at the Hecht Athletic Center.

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From left, student ambassadors Giulissa Honoré, Julia Veloso and Karina Abadia of Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School imagine their future as physicians.

High School Students Inspired to Excel at 6th Annual Student Ambassador Seminar

The man with the baritone voice, signature mustache and graying hair was surely out of his mind. The University of Miami, which hadn’t been to a bowl game in more than a decade and was on the verge of mothballing its football program, would win a national championship within five years, he told a group of 18- and 19-year-old kids.

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