Supporters at the ribbon cutting included, from right, Rodney Howell, M.D., Judy Schaechter, M.D., Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., and Lisa Gwynn, M.D.

New Pediatric Mobile Clinic Brings Enhanced Care to the Underserved


A new University of Miami mobile health clinic with advanced telehealth features is bringing enhanced primary care services to children and families in underserved Miami-Dade County communities. After a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by UHealth – the University of Miami Health System and the Miller School’s Department of Pediatrics, the new mobile clinic rolled out on Tuesday, April 23, for a full day of appointments with youn

Poor Sleep a Cause of Cognitive Decline in Older Adults


People who suffer from poor sleep and complain of difficulties getting their brain in gear might find validation in a study by researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine which shows that too little or interrupted sleep can, eventually, lead to impaired brain function.

Florida Institute for Health Innovation Selected to Lead Regional Hurricane Response Hub


The Florida Institute for Health Innovation (FIHI) has been chosen to serve as one of five regional technical assistance centers for the Hurricane Response Hub initiative led by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), according to Roderick K. King, M.D., M.P.H., director and assistant dean for public health education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and C.E.O. of FIHI.

From left, Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., Marie-Denise Gervais, M.D., Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., and Alex J. Mechaber, M.D.

Second Look Day Draws Large Crowd of Top Potential Medical Students


This year’s Second Look Day — an event in which accepted applicants who have not yet made a commitment are invited to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to learn more about what its academic programs have to offer — attracted a record number of participants.

From left, Stephen E. Olvey, M.D., Kenneth W. Goodman, Ph.D., William Thompson, M.D., and Lee Kaplan, M.D.

Providers Discuss Ethical Dilemmas of Electronic Health Records


Should parents have the right to see a teen’s electronic health record? Will behavioral and mental health patients benefit from seeing notes from a therapist’s session? Should a college football player hoping for a professional career be dissuaded after a serious concussion?