UHealth - University of Miami Health System

August 2015

UHealth and the Miller School of Medicine push the boundaries of medical science every day.

Focusing On You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine, our 90 second vignette series, takes viewers inside our health system to share in triumphs as we discover cures for diseases, save lives with new surgical procedures, and give hope to patients who feared they may not see another day.

Each vignettes covers a specific topic, from cardiac surgery to stem cell research, and shows how the medical pioneers at UHealth are changing the face of medicine.

Focusing on You: Dr Wesley Smith, Ph.D.

During the August 25 segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine,” Wesley Smith, Ph.D., a director of the University of Miami’s Guardrails program, discusses this innovative program which was developed to combat the burden of chronic disease.

Focusing on You:  Dr Stephen D. Nimer, M.D.

Stephen D. Nimer, M.D. director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses new precise and targeted treatments for cancer during the August 18 segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine.”

Focusing on You: Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., MS, FAHA, FAAN

Dr. Ralph Sacco, chair of the department of neurology, discussed how precision medicine is used in the treatment of stroke during the August 11 segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine.”

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