Dr. Caban-Martinez

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Outdoor walking meetings boost your mental and physical health

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine public health researchers provide insight on the benefits of walking meetings and exposure to nature.  

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Outdoor walking meetings boost your mental and physical health

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine public health researchers provide insight on the benefits of walking meetings and exposure to nature.  
Climate and Health

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First graduate program merging climate and health to launch

The Department of Public Health Sciences at the Miller School of Medicine and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science are launching a Master of Science in Climate and Health (MSCH) program, a two-year graduate program that will train future generations of clinical and research professionals.

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First graduate program merging climate and health to launch

The Department of Public Health Sciences at the Miller School of Medicine and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science are launching a Master of Science in Climate and Health (MSCH) program, a two-year graduate program that will train future generations of clinical and research professionals.

campus

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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.

HRH

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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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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS & EVENTS

IDEA Exchange

Syringe Exchange Program Successfully Improves Proper Disposal in Community

InventUM: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine investigators found 49% fewer syringes when they visually inspected South Florida streets with a high number of narcotics-related arrests in 2018 compared to 2009. At the same time, self-reported inappropriate syringe disposal dropped 27% in surveys of hundreds of people who inject drugs (PWID), supporting a positive effect of Syringe Services Programs like the IDEA (Infectious Disease Elimination Act) needle exchange clinic at the Miller School on local communities.

CHARM

Reception Launches New Mental Health Research Center to Combat Miami’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic

InventUM: The University of Miami officially launched CHARM — its new Center for HIV and Research in Mental Health — at a reception held June 11 at the Miller School of Medicine. Directors of center gathered in explaining the Center’s mission to halt Miami’s HIV/AIDS epidemic to the dozens of researchers in attendance.

FCI

Sylvester Hosts Symposium on Preventing Cancer Among Firefighters

InventUM: From June 10 to 11, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted the inaugural State of the Science National Firefighter Cancer Symposium, bringing more than 325 firefighters, scientists, researchers, and other stakeholders from seven countries to the Shalala Student Center.

José Szapocznik

Dr. José Szapocznik to Present at International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Care

InventUM: José Szapocznik, Ph.D., professor of public health sciences, architecture, psychology, and educational and psychological studies at the University of Miami, will present next month at the International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care in Vienna, Austria.

HEALTH AND MEDICINE NEWS & EVENTS