News : 2017 : October

On-site Registration Still Available for Miami Neonatology 2017

Miami Neonatology 2017 will be held on Sunday, November 12, through Wednesday, November 15, at the Loews Hotel Miami Beach. This annual conference provides medical professionals with an update on the advances and best practices in the care of the critically ill newborn.

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Dr. Graham Serjeant, right, and Dr. John Homi.

Expert in Sickle Cell Disease Management to Present at Mailman Center

Dr. Graham Roger Serjeant, a world-renowned researcher and authority on sickle cell disease management and care, will visit the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine on Friday, Oct. 20, to tour the Pediatric Sickle Cell Unit at UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital and make a presentation about best practices for medical professionals caring for patients with sickle cell anemia.

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From left, Eduardo C. Alfonso, M.D., receives a warm greeting from Federico Maestre, M.D., a Puerto Rican ophthalmologist who helped organize the transfer of infants needing treatment, as an ABC crew that traveled with the Miller School team records the moment.

Miller School Mobilizes to Help Puerto Rico and the Caribbean

By sending non-perishable medical supplies, setting up an international communications network and arranging transport for patients needing urgent care, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is mobilizing its resources to help Puerto Rico’s medical community after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

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