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Department of Public Health Sciences Ranked Top 20 in NIH Research Grant Funding

According to data compiled by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, DPHS ranks No. 19 in its field in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health in Federal Fiscal Year 2018. The data also showed that the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received a record $133.5 million in NIH research grants, raising the school another point to No. 40 of 147 institutions in the national rankings.

FEATURED NEWS:

Department of Public Health Sciences Ranked Top 20 in NIH Research Grant Funding

According to data compiled by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, DPHS ranks No. 19 in its field in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health in Federal Fiscal Year 2018. The data also showed that the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received a record $133.5 million in NIH research grants, raising the school another point to No. 40 of 147 institutions in the national rankings.

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FIHI Selected to Lead Regional Hurricane Response Hub

The Florida Institute for Health Innovation has been chosen to serve as one of five regional technical assistance centers for the Hurricane Response Hub (HRH) initiative led by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI). This national program is designed to enhance disaster-related surveillance and environmental and occupational health recovery efforts in areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria by building disaster-related public health workforce capacity.

FEATURED NEWS:

FIHI Selected to Lead Regional Hurricane Response Hub

The Florida Institute for Health Innovation has been chosen to serve as one of five regional technical assistance centers for the Hurricane Response Hub (HRH) initiative led by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI). This national program is designed to enhance disaster-related surveillance and environmental and occupational health recovery efforts in areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria by building disaster-related public health workforce capacity.
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A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy

The rise of Candida auris embodies a serious and growing public health threat: drug-resistant germs.

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A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy

The rise of Candida auris embodies a serious and growing public health threat: drug-resistant germs.
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Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Thought, New Research Finds

A new analysis found that the oceans are heating up 40 percent faster on average than a United Nations panel estimated five years ago. The researchers also concluded that ocean temperatures have broken records for several straight years.

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Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Thought, New Research Finds

A new analysis found that the oceans are heating up 40 percent faster on average than a United Nations panel estimated five years ago. The researchers also concluded that ocean temperatures have broken records for several straight years.
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Florida’s first case of dengue fever in 2018 confirmed

Vector-borne specialist John Beier tells us what we should know about the illness.

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Florida’s first case of dengue fever in 2018 confirmed

Vector-borne specialist John Beier tells us what we should know about the illness.
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Five Qs: The hidden—and deadliest—risk of fighting California’s wildfires

Erin Kobetz, director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Firefighter Cancer Initiative, discusses the risk of cancer for firefighters.

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Five Qs: The hidden—and deadliest—risk of fighting California’s wildfires

Erin Kobetz, director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Firefighter Cancer Initiative, discusses the risk of cancer for firefighters.
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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS & EVENTS

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The Opioid Epidemic Is Forcing Southern States To Change How They Help Addicts

HuffPost: Southern states, like the rest of the nation, are searching for ways to reverse the trend of rising opioid deaths. In 2014, when nearly 29,000 Americans died from opioids, no Southern state had allowed for both needle exchanges, like the IDEA Exchange in Florida, and naloxone. Now, Southern states are embracing these harm reduction techniques more than ever before. 

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Miller School Medical Students, Graduate Students and Residents Shine at Research Conference

InventUM: The Eastern-Atlantic Student Research Forum (ESRF) selects medical, graduate, and M.D./Ph.D. students and resident physicians from throughout the country to present original basic science and clinical research in multiple biomedical fields. One way ESRF has grown has been through its integration with the Department of Public Health Sciences and Office of Graduate Studies.

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A Home Near 'Green Space' Could Cut Heart Attack Risk

U.S. News & World Report: Researchers found that nearly 250,000 Medicare recipients who live in the greener parts of Miami-Dade County were less likely to have an acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), ischemic heart disease, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation.

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Providing help during a challenging crisis

News@TheU: Dr. Hermes Florez, division chief of the epidemiology, and his former student, Dr. Denisse Pareja, are working with Chicago-based medical nonprofit MedGlobal, Inc. to organize a series of missions to send supplies and medical care to Colombia.

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