From left, Hilit F. Mechaber, M.D., Nanette Vega, M.A., Ivette Motola, M.D., M.P.H., and Stephen Symes, M.D.

Honoring Women in Academic Medicine and Their Achievements

Women in Academic Medicine, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Committee of Interns and Residents at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine hosted the annual Evening of Fellowship on January 23, honoring recent successes and achievements of the Miller School’s women faculty. The event began with networking among attendees from various departments, including many chairs and center directors.

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Amar R. Deshpande, M.D.

Next-Generation Medical Education Task Force to Design the Ideal Training for Doctors of the Future

As medicine and the delivery of health care continue to be transformed, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine — already a national leader in innovative education — is taking a global look at transforming the entire medical curriculum. And Amar R. Deshpande, M.D., who is leading the charge as chair of the Next Generation Medical Education Task Force, says the timing couldn’t be better.

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From left, Diana D. Cardenas, M.D., M.H.A., Elizabeth R. Felix, Ph.D., and Mark S. Nash, Ph.D.

Miller School Researchers Receive Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Grant

A team of Miller School researchers will be studying neuropathic pain in patients with spinal cord injuries after receiving a $2.4 million five-year grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.

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Doug Johnson-Greene, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Doug Johnson-Greene Elected President of Society of Clinical Neuropsychology

Doug Johnson-Greene, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor and Associate Vice Chair in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been elected President of the Society of Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN), a division of the American Psychological Association.

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Miller School of Medicine, Schoninger Research Quadrangle

Miller School of Medicine Has Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

Continuing an upward trend, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine reached a record-breaking fundraising total for the fiscal year 2016. According to standards set by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), the Miller School raised an unprecedented $159.8 million for the fiscal year, which ended May 31.

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