Universtiy of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs

The invasive shrub Prosopis juliflora.

Study Shows Removal of Invasive Shrub Can Help Reduce Malaria Transmission

July 24, 2017

Removing the flowers of the invasive shrub Prosopis juliflora from mosquito-prone areas might be a simple way to help reduce malaria transmission, according to a new study co-authored by John Beier, Sc.D., a world-renowned University of Miami Miller School of Medicine entomologist, professor of public health sciences and director of the Division of Environmental and Public Health.

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MSTP Student wins Women in Neurotrauma's Award of Excellence

July 24, 2017

Stephanie Lee won the Women in Neurotrauma’s (WiNTR) Award of Excellence at the recent National Neurotrauma Symposium held in Snowbird, Utah. This award is given to the top female poster in the trainee competition. Stephanie was one of 24 trainees selected from 218 trainee abstracts to participate in the competition. She joins a long history of WiNTR awardees from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. We congratulate Stephanie who is a MSTP student in her third year of graduate training in the Neuroscience program working with Drs. Keane, Bullock and Dietrich.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program 2017

July 18, 2017

SURF fellows are spending ten weeks pursuing research projects in the laboratories of UM MSoM faculty. The program introduces fellows to the type of projects encountered during doctoral research training and lead to an understanding of the planning, discipline, and teamwork involved in the pursuit of basic answers to current questions in the biological sciences.

Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri, Ph.D.

Grants Will Fund Studies of Dementia Risk

July 06, 2017

Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences’ Division of Epidemiology, is one of the recipients of two multi-institution RO1 grants from the National Institute on Aging funding studies of different aspects of the risk of dementia.

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Volunteer physicians and medical students in the Galapagos islands.

UM Medical Team Brings Life-Changing Eye Care to Remote Galapagos Island

June 27, 2017

It all started with a conversation between University of Miami Provost Thomas LeBlanc and Dr. Richard Lee of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at a Faculty Senate event. The provost told Dr. Lee about an amazing experience he had had visiting a UM undergraduate program on Isabela Island in the Galapagos. He urged Lee to visit the island during a planned trip to Guayaquil to speak at an educational meeting.

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