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The goal is to provide employers with solutions for adopting a common set of programs and best practices to improve the quality of workplace health.

UHealth and the American Heart Association Join Forces to Improve Workplace Health

The University of Miami Health System and the American Heart Association (AHA) of South Florida are collaborating to build a healthier work culture in Miami-Dade County. As part of the Workplace Health Solutions Initiative, UHealth and the AHA will provide welcome kits to corporations participating in the program. The goal is to provide employers with solutions for adopting a common set of programs and best practices to improv

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Joshua M. Hare, M.D., with Dileep R. Yavagal, M.D.

New Study Shows Stem Cells Can Be Given Safely to Stroke Patients with Catheterization Procedure

A national study led by a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researcher has shown that the delivery of stem cells to the brain using a tiny catheter introduced through the groin into the carotid artery in the brain is safe for patients with strokes.

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From left, Titia de Lange, Ph.D., Norman Altman, V.M.D., and Stephen D. Nimer, M.D.

Seven Sylvester Faculty Members Receive Awards at Zubrod Memorial Lecture

Seven faculty members at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received awards of recognition at this year’s Zubrod Memorial Lecture.

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From left, Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., Marie-Denise Gervais, M.D., Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., and Alex J. Mechaber, M.D.

Second Look Day Draws Large Crowd of Top Potential Medical Students

This year’s Second Look Day — an event in which accepted applicants who have not yet made a commitment are invited to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to learn more about what its academic programs have to offer — attracted a record number of participants.

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Jeffrey J. Goldberger, M.D., M.B.A., reviews an echocardiogram study with a patient.

Groundbreaking Clinical Trial to Study Overweight Individuals with Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

A groundbreaking clinical trial at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine could lead to better outcomes for patients with persistent atrial fibrillation, a dangerous irregular heartbeat.

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