Science & Health

FIU biology professor protects marine and terrestrial environments

FIU biology professor protects marine and terrestrial environments

On an average workday, biology assistant professor Deron Burkepile might be scuba diving in Key Largo or observing exotic animals […]

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Renowned nutritionist T. Colin Campbell to speak at FIU

Renowned nutritionist T. Colin Campbell to speak at FIU

Campbell’s seminal work, “The China Study,” is the most comprehensive study of health and nutrition conducted in the last 40 […]

FIU #1 in awarding STEM degrees to minorities

By Susan Feinberg FIU ranked first in the nation in awarding STEM degrees to underrepresented minorities in a recent study published […]

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Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient and FIU professor Dr. Pedro José “Joe” Greer Presents Proposal at 2009 Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust

  Friday, September 25, 2009 – 2:50 pm to 4:00 pm Washington Convention Center, Room 146B Washington, DC MIAMI – […]

FIU offers aid to law enforcement investigating horse slaughters

DNA typing could help solve the case By Sissi Aguila “Be proactive.” That was the message, DeEtta Mills, director of […]

Renowned Chechen surgeon and humanitarian to speak at FIU

Renowned Chechen surgeon and humanitarian to speak at FIU

Khassan Baiev will share his experiences during both Chechen wars and discuss the nation’s current humanitarian situation. The Middle East […]

FIU to Play UNC in Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament

MIAMI – FIU announced today that it will play the University of North Carolina in the Coaches vs. Cancer Men’s […]

Meet the doctor at FIU’s new health practice for faculty and staff

By Sissi Aguila David R. Brown, M.D., is the primary care provider for the new FIU Health Care Network (HCN), […]

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Prominent Miami physician to lead neurology department at FIU Wertheim College of Medicine

MIAMI – Dr. Jeffrey Horstmyer, a leader in the Miami medical community and a senior attending physician at MercyHospital, has […]

Dr. Joe Greer receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Dr. Joe Greer receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

In summing up the Miami native’s efforts on behalf of the homeless, U.S. President Barack Obama says, ‘It’s a life […]

FIU Medical Students to Tour North Dade Neighborhoods Where They Will Work With Families

 Students to meet community leaders at reception  MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT:  The inaugural class of Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College […]

FIU’s first medical students receive their white coats in ceremony

MIAMI (Aug. 7, 2009) – The 43 students who make up the inaugural class of the FIU Herbert Wertheim College […]

FIU’s First Medical Students to Receive their White Coats in Ceremony

MIAMI – The FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine will hold its first White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 7, […]

FIU Prof. Hugh Willoughby on battling hurricanes – Time.com

In a recent Time.com article, FIU’s own Hugh Willoughby weighed in on Bill Gates’ plan to control hurricanes. (The Microsoft founder has […]

FIU professor and humanitarian Dr. Pedro José “Joe” Greer to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

FIU professor and humanitarian Dr. Pedro José “Joe” Greer to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Dr. Pedro José “Joe” Greer, chair of the Department of Humanities, Health & Society at the Herbert Wertheim College of […]