News : 2010 : February

Sarah Messiah, Ph.D.

Miller School Researchers Publish Findings on Obesity Prevention Intervention

Findings from a pilot study, believed to be one of the first designed to examine the effect of a school-based obesity prevention intervention on weight and academic performance, show a decrease in body mass index and an improvement in academic performance among elementary-aged children.

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G. Patricia Cantwell, M.D., in action in Port-au-Prince.

Miller School Department of Pediatrics Lends Medical Aid to Haiti

Like other Miller School departments and divisions, the Department of Pediatrics had physicians travel to Haiti following the catastrophic earthquake in Port-au-Prince. What follows are the recollections of Ming-Lon Young, M.D., interim director of pediatric cardiology, and G. Patricia Cantwell, M.D., chief of pediatric critical care medicine.

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Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D.

Miller School Pediatrics Chairman Publishes Editorial on Cardiotoxicity After Childhood Cancer

Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D., professor and chairman of pediatrics and associate executive dean for child health at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, co-authored an editorial in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that was released online February 8.

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