Articles by: Ileana Varela

FIU College of Medicine launches TV show

FIU College of Medicine launches TV show

The FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (FIU HWCOM) has launched a local health television show, For Your Health. The […]

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Dr. Herbert Wertheim, FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg, Class of 2014 grad Dr. Hanadys Ale, and HWCOM Dean John A. Rock, M.D., pose for a photo on inaugural graduation day

HWCOM named one of Top 10 medical schools for Hispanics

The FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) has been rated among the top 10 medical schools in the country […]

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College of Medicine welcomes new class

On August 8, 2014, the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine welcomed its Class of 2018 at the annual White Coat […]

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How to avoid mosquito bites

How to avoid mosquito bites

Health officials have confirmed the state’s first locally acquired case of dengue fever this year in Miami-Dade County. They say […]

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Outbreak: High school students play disease detectives at FIU College of Medicine

Outbreak: High school students play disease detectives at FIU College of Medicine

They had a script with a catchy title, Outbreak, and a plot worthy of a Hollywood movie: hundreds of South […]

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Dr. Greer to receive National Jefferson Award, America’s highest honor for public service

Dr. Greer to receive National Jefferson Award, America’s highest honor for public service

Dr. Pedro “Joe” Greer, Jr., associate dean for Community Engagement at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), will soon […]

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College of Medicine hosts “Doctors of Tomorrow”

College of Medicine hosts “Doctors of Tomorrow”

Two years ago, Alyssa Cartwright witnessed a horrible motorcycle accident. A bike hit a pole. She stopped to help, but […]

Researchers named medical school’s first Distinguished Professors

Researchers named medical school’s first Distinguished Professors

Two professors in the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine have been named Distinguished Professors by the FIU Office of the […]

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Florida’s first liver transplant recipient elected to national organ sharing network

Florida’s first liver transplant recipient elected to national organ sharing network

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine alumna Trine Engebretsen, M.D. has been elected to the board of directors of UNOS, the United […]

Workshop teaches teamwork can improve patient care, save lives

Workshop teaches teamwork can improve patient care, save lives

The Institute of Medicine estimates that every year up to 100,000 people die and 1 million are injured in U.S. […]

4th International Tropical Medicine Conference held at FIU

4th International Tropical Medicine Conference held at FIU

You don’t have to go to Disney World to know that it’s a small world. Tropical disease experts from around […]

Hundreds turned out for the 6th Annual FIU Pre-Medical Informational Forum

So you want to be a doctor?

Do you remember what you wanted to be when you grew up? Becoming a doctor is among the top dream […]

Eugenio Rothe, M.D., receives American Psychiatric Association teaching award

Eugenio Rothe, M.D., receives American Psychiatric Association teaching award

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) and its Council on Medical Education and Lifelong Learning have selected Eugenio Rothe, M.D., as […]

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Associate professor appointed to National Board of Medical Examiners

Associate professor appointed to National Board of Medical Examiners

HWCOM Assistant Dean for Learning and Teaching, Carla Lupi, M.D., has been appointed to the National Board of Medical Examiners. […]

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FIU, Health Department partner to prepare medical response to an outbreak

FIU, Health Department partner to prepare medical response to an outbreak

Imagine that a terrorist has released a dangerous bacterium, Francisella tularensis, in South Florida. F. tularensis is a nasty bug […]

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