News : 2010 : June

Andrew Colin, M.D.

UM Pediatrics Professor Publishes Review Article on Lung Disease in Babies

A new review of the medical literature is substantiating serious questions about the health and long-term lung function of babies born only slightly premature. The findings were published online June 7 in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Andrew Colin, M.D., Batchelor Professor of Cystic Fibrosis and Pediatric Pulmonology.

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R. Rodney Howell, M.D.

Newborn Screening is Now National Policy, Thanks to Miller School Advocacy

Five years ago, Miller School faculty played a key role in convincing the state of Florida to expand its newborn screening program to test for more than 30 inherited but treatable disorders. Now, that same persistence has prompted U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to approve a similar national standard for screening all newborns in the United States.

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Holtz Children’s Hospital is one of the best in America.

Holtz Children's Hospital Ranks Among the Best

For the second year in a row, Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center stands among the best children’s hospitals in the nation, earning two spots on U.S. News & World Report’s prestigious list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.”

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