News : 2012

In partnership with Calder Library, Suresh A. Atapattu, M.S., pictured sitting in the cockpit of the Atlantis space shuttle, is selling some of his NASA photos to benefit UM's United Way campaign.

Make Your United Way Pledge Today and Receive Free Miami Heat Tickets

Still mulling over your support for UM’s United Way campaign? If so, there are a number of enticing offers, including free tickets to see the Miami Heat in action, one-of-a-kind photos of NASA’s retired space shuttle program, and some great raffle and silent auction prizes, that may make it even easier to support charitable and non-profit organizations in our community.

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Thomas Harrington, M.D., speaks at the Harrington Programs 45th anniversary dinner.

Harrington Medical Training Programs Celebrate 45 Years of Excellence

The William J. Harrington Medical Training Programs celebrated 45 years of training top-tier medical graduates from Latin America and the Caribbean this month with a dinner at the Epic Hotel in downtown Miami and a conference on the medical campus.

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International Health concierges, from left, are Maria Mercedes Aragon, Daniel Angulo Gonzalez and Nora Abdel Hamid.

UHealth Offers International Patients Premium Services at New Office in Professional Arts Center

Under the leadership of Natalie Geary, M.D., Chief Patient Experience Officer, International Health has moved to the third floor of the Professional Arts Center to enhance the patient experience and expedite the delivery of a full range of services to international patients.

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Eduardo de Marchena, M.D., right, led the trial in Colombia with assistance from William O’Neill, M.D., center, and  Reginald Low, M.D., professor at the University of California, Davis.

UHealth Physicians Test New Percutaneous Valve in Colombia

The Miller School’s International Medicine Institute and Angiografía de Occidente S.A., the institute’s affiliate in Cali, Colombia, are collaborating on assessing the feasibility and safety of Direct Flow, Inc.’s new transcatheter aortic valve implantation device.

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William O’Neill, M.D., far left, reads a scan to guide him through the catheterization.

Heart Recovery Center Launched at Miller School of Medicine

The Miller School of Medicine has launched the first-in-the-nation Heart Recovery Center, further underscoring its expertise in treating cardiovascular disease. This new focus on recovering heart muscle was on display last week as the Miller School hosted a regional hemodynamics course, complete with a live case presentation to more than 100 of the country’s leading interventional cardiologists.

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