News : 2011 : February

Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D.

UM Pediatric Researchers Publish Findings on Energy Drinks

Energy drinks may pose a risk for serious adverse health effects in some children, especially those with diabetes, seizures, cardiac abnormalities or mood and behavior disorders, according to new findings from pediatric researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D., is principal investigator for the study at the Miller School.

UM Pediatrics Selected for Research Consortium

The Department of Pediatrics at the Miller School has been selected as one of 11 organizations in a consortium that will suggest, design and participate in studies that will evaluate health care improvements in practice settings. The consortium is led by Ohio-based Battelle, an independent research and development organization, and is called the Battelle Women and Children’s Healthcare Partnership.

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The Pediatric Mobile Clinic is in a 47-foot bus.

Pediatric Mobile Clinic Wins Health Foundation Grant

The Pediatric Mobile Clinic in the Department of Pediatrics at the Miller School has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida. The grant will be used to provide access to quality health care for Miami-Dade County children, from birth to age 21, who are either uninsured or underinsured – free of charge.

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