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Celebrating 50 years of excellence are, from left, Ralph Sacco, M.D., M.S., UM President Donna E. Shalala, Mark and Janet Levy, Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., and Cindy and Tom Feltenstein.

Hundreds Celebrate Department of Neurology’s 50th Anniversary

February 28, 2012

Some 380 guests from South Florida and beyond attended the 50th Anniversary Gala of the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology on Saturday, February 25, at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach. Amid socializing, dining, dancing, and entertainment by comedian and television personality Jay Leno, attendees learned about the Miller School’s long legacy of neurological excellence.

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Steven E. Lipshultz, M.D., left, is the study's principal investigator and David C. Landy, M.P.H., the lead author.

Miller School Study Offers Tools to Prevent Atherosclerosis in Survivors of Childhood Cancer

February 21, 2012

In a study that provides practical tools for identifying pediatric cancer survivors at high risk for premature death from atherosclerosis, Miller School researchers found that teenagers and young adults who survived childhood cancer have increased odds of already having blocked arteries, as well as an elevated risk of suffering a myocardial infarction, stroke, or coronary death over the next 30 years.

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Yvonne M. Diaz, M.D.

Yvonne M. Diaz, M.D., Named Chief Academic Officer for UHealth

February 16, 2012

Yvonne M. Diaz, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, has been named to the new position of chief academic officer for UHealth-University of Miami Health System. In her new role, Diaz will work in partnership with Michael Lewis, M.D., senior associate dean for graduate medical education, specifically overseeing graduate medical education at University of Miami Hospital.

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