A dedication ceremony was held March 18 at the Dr. Nasser Ibrahim Al-Rashid Orbital Vision Research Center, formally welcoming the one-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary research center at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.
Pathologists from the Department of Pathology welcomed colleagues from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, and other units at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and from around the world at the 40th Annual Review and Recent Practical Advances in Pathology conference at the Fontainebleau Hotel Miami Beach.
At Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, multidisciplinary teams of cancer experts provide patients with the most advanced diagnostics and targeted treatments available in South Florida. In addition to world-class cancer care, Sylvester also offers patients and families support that goes beyond physical treatment.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, recently joined the Oncofertility Consortium, a national, interdisciplinary initiative designed to explore the reproductive future of cancer survivors. More than 220 universities and cancer centers from around the globe are members of the Consortium, including Northwestern University, Duke University, UC San Diego, and Mayo Clinic.
Team members from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Jay Weiss Institute for Health Equity and the University of Miami Medical Group’s Community Health Delivery System (CHDS) participated in the 16th annual “No More Broken Hearts” domestic violence workshop created by Miami-Dade School Board Vice Chair Dorothy Bendross-Mindingal, Ph.D., and held February 20 at the Georgia Jones-Ayers Middle School.
A team of researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is preparing to launch an innovative smoking cessation intervention program for Hispanic construction workers.