Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center


BIU President Moshe Kaveh, standing at right, outlines the goals of the new medical school to the UM delegation and Israeli President Shimon Peres. Seated from left are Joseph Rosenblatt, M.D.; Harold Basch, BIU vice president for research; Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt., M.D.; UM President Donna E. Shalala; and President Peres.

UM and Israel’s Planned Medical School Begin Collaboration


Led by UM President Donna E. Shalala, a delegation of Miller School officials recently concluded a successful week of high-level meetings in Israel aimed at identifying areas of collaboration and synergy with Bar-Ilan University as Israel's largest and fastest growing university establishes the nation's fifth medical school.

Robert Kirsner, M.D., Ph.D., and Panta Rouhani, M.D., Ph.D., M.P. H.

Minorities in Florida have Different Melanoma Rates Compared to National Trends


Miller School researchers have found that melanoma rates among minorities in Florida differ from national trends. Scientists discovered higher incidence rates among Hispanic men and non-Hispanic black women, but lower rates among Hispanic women. The results are published in the July issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the Journal of the American Medical Association/Archives journals.