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Department of Public Health Sciences Announces New Resiliency Scholarship

The purpose of the full-tuition scholarship—valued at $97,650—is to foster innovative thinking in public health research and practice, as well as support resilient M.P.H. and M.S.P.H. students in their efforts to address community or global public health issues through their graduate studies.

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Department of Public Health Sciences Announces New Resiliency Scholarship

The purpose of the full-tuition scholarship—valued at $97,650—is to foster innovative thinking in public health research and practice, as well as support resilient M.P.H. and M.S.P.H. students in their efforts to address community or global public health issues through their graduate studies.
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Miller School Leads Statewide COVID-19 Community Engagement Research Program

A University of Miami Miller School of Medicine team will lead a statewide collaborative outreach program to engage ethnic and racial minority communities disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Miller School Leads Statewide COVID-19 Community Engagement Research Program

A University of Miami Miller School of Medicine team will lead a statewide collaborative outreach program to engage ethnic and racial minority communities disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Miller School Shares Highlights of Report of the Task Force on Racial Justice

Taking a major step forward on the path to confronting racism, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine recently highlighted the findings of the Task Force on Racial Justice.

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Miller School Shares Highlights of Report of the Task Force on Racial Justice

Taking a major step forward on the path to confronting racism, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine recently highlighted the findings of the Task Force on Racial Justice.

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COVID-19 Infection is Associated with Economic Disadvantage in a Particular Geographic Area, Study Finds

According to a new ecological study led by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, understanding how social determinants of health play a role in COVID-19 infections could help with the development of strategies to prevent the spread of the virus.

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COVID-19 Infection is Associated with Economic Disadvantage in a Particular Geographic Area, Study Finds

According to a new ecological study led by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, understanding how social determinants of health play a role in COVID-19 infections could help with the development of strategies to prevent the spread of the virus.

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New Study Examines Loneliness, Mental Health, and Substance Use among U.S. Young Adults during COVID-19

In a new study led by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, public health experts found that there have been elevated levels of loneliness, depression, anxiety, alcohol use, and drug use among young adults during COVID-19. The findings underscore the importance of prevention and intervention to address these public health challenges.

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New Study Examines Loneliness, Mental Health, and Substance Use among U.S. Young Adults during COVID-19

In a new study led by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, public health experts found that there have been elevated levels of loneliness, depression, anxiety, alcohol use, and drug use among young adults during COVID-19. The findings underscore the importance of prevention and intervention to address these public health challenges.

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Miller School’s Public Health Graduate Students Play Key Role in Uniting for Action’s New Vaccine Considerations Project

Uniting for Action—founded in 2017—is facilitating the strategic and collective actions required to effectively address current and future health challenges faced in local, national, and global communities. Uniting for Action virtually visited a course filled with eager public health graduate students at the Department of Public Health Sciences. Now, students are involved in the organization's new Vaccine Considerations Project, which will help gather and share information to address health concerns and considerations regarding the new COVID-19 vaccines.

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Miller School’s Public Health Graduate Students Play Key Role in Uniting for Action’s New Vaccine Considerations Project

Uniting for Action—founded in 2017—is facilitating the strategic and collective actions required to effectively address current and future health challenges faced in local, national, and global communities. Uniting for Action virtually visited a course filled with eager public health graduate students at the Department of Public Health Sciences. Now, students are involved in the organization's new Vaccine Considerations Project, which will help gather and share information to address health concerns and considerations regarding the new COVID-19 vaccines.

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UM Researchers Receive $2.27 Million Grant to Study Neighborhood Greenness and Cardiometabolic Health among Hispanics

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Department of Public Health Sciences' Scott C. Brown, Ph.D., research associate professor, and José Szapocznik, Ph.D., professor and chair emeritus, a $2.27 million grant that will support a three-year, multi-disciplinary study on neighborhood greenness and metabolic syndrome among Hispanics.

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UM Researchers Receive $2.27 Million Grant to Study Neighborhood Greenness and Cardiometabolic Health among Hispanics

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Department of Public Health Sciences' Scott C. Brown, Ph.D., research associate professor, and José Szapocznik, Ph.D., professor and chair emeritus, a $2.27 million grant that will support a three-year, multi-disciplinary study on neighborhood greenness and metabolic syndrome among Hispanics.
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Experts Develop New Tool to Help Contain COVID-19 in Latin America

The tool presents a daily portrait on the extent of social distancing measures adopted by state governments in Latin America, such as Mexico and Brazil, in accordance with international recommendations, the timeliness of their adoption, and the population’s response in terms of reduced mobility.

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Experts Develop New Tool to Help Contain COVID-19 in Latin America

The tool presents a daily portrait on the extent of social distancing measures adopted by state governments in Latin America, such as Mexico and Brazil, in accordance with international recommendations, the timeliness of their adoption, and the population’s response in terms of reduced mobility.
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"As public health professionals, we have not and will not tolerate the overt and structural racism that perpetuates the inequities in health and in all related determinants of health, such as education, housing, and employment. We will not stay silent. We call on students, faculty, and staff of the Miller School of Medicine to join us to systematically challenge the structures that support racism and discrimination in our school and in our communities by engaging in focused dialogue and advocacy that will lead to meaningful change in policy and everyday practice." – Dr. David J. Lee, professor and acting chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences

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Miller School Leads Groundbreaking Trial Treating Severe COVID-19 with Mesenchymal Stem Cells

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers led a unique and groundbreaking randomized controlled trial showing umbilical-cord derived mesenchymal stem cell infusions safely reduce risk of death and quicken time to recovery for the severest COVID-19 patients, according to results published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine on January 5.

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UHealth Pediatric Mobile Teams Surpass 10,000 COVID-19 Tests

With strong support from community partners, UHealth pediatric professionals have tested more than 10,000 Miami-Dade children for COVID-19, providing a vital service to families without convenient access to care.

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Miller School’s Dr. Tatiana Perrino Appointed as University of Miami’s Associate Provost for Faculty Development

Tatiana Perrino, Psy.D., a professor in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences, will be responsible for supporting faculty development at the University of Miami’s 11 schools and colleges, as well as other important units, such as the University’s libraries. Together with the University of Miami's faculty affairs team, Dr. Perrino will be using faculty feedback to enrich and guide development initiatives. 

The International NeuroHIV Cure Consortium Names Dr. Adam Carrico as a Distinguished Collaborator

Established in 2014, the INHCC facilitates scientific exchange among investigators in a diverse array of fields and leverages all aspects of the research portfolio through multidisciplinary studies that focus on acute and chronic HIV infections and HIV remission studies.

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