News : 2010 : November

Lee Sanders, M.D., M.P.H.

JAMA Study: Directions for Kids' Medications Are Inconsistent

Researchers who examined 200 of the top cough/cold, allergy, analgesic and gastrointestinal over-the-counter liquid medications for children found high levels of variability and inconsistencies in medication labeling and measuring devices, according to a JAMA study.

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Karen C. Young, M.D., is the seventh recipient of the Micah Batchelor Award for Excellence in Children’s Health Research.

UM Neonatologist Wins Micah Batchelor Award

Karen Young, M.D., assistant professor of clinical pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology, is the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Micah Batchelor Award for Excellence in Children’s Health Research. She received the award during a ceremony on the medical campus last night.

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Schatzi Kassal, left, and Eduardo Bancalari, M.D.

Holtz NICU to be Named for Philanthropist Schatzi Kassal

For nearly four decades, Schatzi Kassal has been dedicated to seeing some of the region’s tiniest babies survive—and thrive— in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

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Shelly Baer, LCSW

Social Worker Shelly Baer Is a Voice for the Chronically Ill

A consummate social worker who has spent her career helping abused children, dysfunctional families, and people with HIV, Shelly Baer is embracing a new role at the Miller School: socializing physicians in training on the dos and don’ts of treating patients with chronic illnesses.

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