News : 2012 : December

Judy Schaechter, M.D., M.B.A.

Pediatrician’s Editorial in JAMA Makes a Strong Case for Lifesaving Discussions

An editorial published “Online First” in the Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine by injury prevention advocate Judy Schaechter, M.D., M.B.A., professor and Interim Chair of Pediatrics, highlights the importance of discussing gun safety with patients and families, the issue surrounding the “Docs vs. Glocks” gun rights case in Florida.

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From left, Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D., James D. Wilkinson, M.D., M.P.H., and Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S.

Miller School Experts Contribute to Lancet Studies on Global Burden of Diseases

Three of the Miller School’s – and the world’s – experts on cardiomyopathy and stroke contributed to the latest global study of the burden of diseases, injuries and risk factors, the results of which The Lancet released online December 13 and published in an unprecedented triple issue that provides a new platform for assessing and tackling the world’s biggest health challenges.

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