News : 2016

Carolyn Kienstra, M.D., with Olympics souvenirs.

UHealth Sports Medicine Doctor Fulfills Lifelong Gymnastics Dream

Carolyn Kienstra, M.D., a pediatric sports medicine physician at UHealth Sports Medicine, is living a dream. “Olympic gymnastics is the reason I fell in love with sports,” said Kienstra. “I have become a fan of and participant in many other sports over the years, but gymnastics has always been my first love.”

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Sheila Conway, M.D., makes a splash.

UHealth Physicians Ready to Dive into Action in Rio

With the 2016 Olympics upon us, about 20 UHealth physicians are wrapping up cases and packing for an extended stay in Rio de Janeiro. One of them, Sheila Conway, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at UHealth, is coming full circle with her time at the Olympics. She will be returning to the pool, but this time as an attending physician rather than a swim competitor.

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From left, Frank J. Eismont, M.D., Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics, Carole Ratcliffe and Mark Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Makes $3 Million Donation to Miami CORE

With an eye toward advancing leading-edge therapies in orthopaedic care, the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation recently made a generous pledge to support Miami CORE (Miami Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education) in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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Brian Deegan, Ph.D., left, with Sylvia Daunert, PharmD, M.S., Ph.D., in Daunert's lab.

Miller School of Medicine Achieves Significant Gains in NIH Research Grant Rankings

The Miller School of Medicine rose one position in the national rankings of medical schools based on research grants received from the National Institutes of Health during the 2015 federal fiscal year. That gain is significant, considering the ongoing reductions in NIH grants that have caused many medical schools to fall in the rankings.

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