Nephrology expert Jochen Reiser, M.D., Ph.D., was among the many Miller School physicians and scientists who made presentations to members of the scientific and business communities at the third annual UM Innovation Technology Showcase.
News : 2010
Sunday was a proud day for the Miller School of Medicine, as Ralph Sacco, M.D., professor and chair of neurology, delivered the presidential address at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2010 in Chicago. .
Get moving, eat healthy, and quit smoking – those were the three main messages thousands of participants heard at Saturday’s 2010 Miami-Dade Start! Heart Walk on the Florida International University campus in West Miami-Dade. The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine was well represented, with more than 200 walkers raising close to $20,000 to fund the organization’s goal of “building healthier lives free of cardiovascu
Insulin resistance, a condition in which insulin produced by the body becomes less effective in reducing blood glucose levels, appears to be associated with an increased risk of stroke in individuals without diabetes, according to a report by a team of Miller School researchers published in the October issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
Victor Vega was king of the Miami-Dade Start! Heart Walk two years ago, raising more money for heart disease and stroke prevention research and education programs supported by the American Heart Association than any other participant in the 5K walk.
With heart disease and stroke claiming 865,000 American lives a year, the Miller School usually has little trouble fielding committed teams for the annual Miami-Dade Start! Heart Walk. But there is extra incentive to join this year’s October 30 event, designed to promote heart-healthy living and raise money for heart disease and stroke research and education…
For the seventh year in a row, UM’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has been ranked the Number One hospital in the country for ophthalmology.
Miller School neurology chairman Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S., is the new president of the American Heart Association for its 2010-11 fiscal year, beginning July 1. He became the first neurologist to hold the position when he was inducted into office during a ceremony in Dallas on June 22.
University of Miami Miller School cardiologists have led research showing that hospitals using the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®–Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) program have improved their evidence-based treatment for heart attack patients and eliminated racial and ethnic disparities of care.
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine stroke program at Jackson Memorial Hospital has received the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines℠–Stroke (GWTG–Stroke) Silver Performance Achievement Award.