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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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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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Global health at the crossroads

To address disparities between the health and well-being of diverse populations in various regions of the world, the University of Miami will implement a new course called "Introduction to Global Health: Effective Responses to Hemispheric Challenges." The course will be taught by UM President Julio Frenk, a public health expert, First Lady Felicia Knaul, director of the UM Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas and renowned health economist, and co-taught by Natalia Rodriguez, a UM research assistant professor of anthropology.

FEATURED NEWS:

Global health at the crossroads

To address disparities between the health and well-being of diverse populations in various regions of the world, the University of Miami will implement a new course called "Introduction to Global Health: Effective Responses to Hemispheric Challenges." The course will be taught by UM President Julio Frenk, a public health expert, First Lady Felicia Knaul, director of the UM Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas and renowned health economist, and co-taught by Natalia Rodriguez, a UM research assistant professor of anthropology.
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New U-LINK awards focus on climate change risks

Three of U-Link's inaugural grant recipients advance to the next round of funding with proposals related to climate change risks, one of Florida's biggest challenges. Proposal topics range from the human health effects of toxins and pathogens in South Florida, improving hurricane communication for vulnerable populations, and enhancing green infrastructure to enhance coastal resilience.

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New U-LINK awards focus on climate change risks

Three of U-Link's inaugural grant recipients advance to the next round of funding with proposals related to climate change risks, one of Florida's biggest challenges. Proposal topics range from the human health effects of toxins and pathogens in South Florida, improving hurricane communication for vulnerable populations, and enhancing green infrastructure to enhance coastal resilience.
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Opioid Crisis: Miami Police To Place Addicts in Rehab, Not Jail

The University of Miami, along with Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, South Florida Behavioral Health Network, and others, will be partnering with law enforcement officials to set up an outpatient treatment service for individuals found with small quantities of opioids. The year-long initiative is going to be funded by grants from the Justice Department worth $1.6 million.

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Opioid Crisis: Miami Police To Place Addicts in Rehab, Not Jail

The University of Miami, along with Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, South Florida Behavioral Health Network, and others, will be partnering with law enforcement officials to set up an outpatient treatment service for individuals found with small quantities of opioids. The year-long initiative is going to be funded by grants from the Justice Department worth $1.6 million.
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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS & EVENTS

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U.S. News & World Report: A Home Near 'Green Space' Could Cut Heart Attack Risk

Public Health Sciences researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 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

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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Poster Symposium Highlights Work of Medical Students and Residents

The work of several University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students and residents was highlighted at the Palm Beach County Medical Society's James J. Byrnes Future of Medicine Poster Symposium.

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A dark day for universal health coverage

On Dec. 14, 2018, universal health care programs in both the United States and Mexico were dealt significant blows to their future and impact.

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