Articles by: Ileana Varela

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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Health Foundation supports the NeighborhoodHELP mobile clinic services

Health Foundation supports the NeighborhoodHELP mobile clinic services

Health Foundation of South Florida increased its support to the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s cornerstone educational program, Green Family […]

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FIU Health expands in South Florida

FIU Health expands in South Florida

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s faculty group practice, FIU Health, now has a third office located at 9200 Sunset […]

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College of Medicine associate professor to head national organization on aging

College of Medicine associate professor to head national organization on aging

Iveris L. Martinez, Ph.D., associate professor and chief of the division of Medicine and Society, Department of Humanities, Health and […]

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Left to Right: FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg; Carlos A. Migoya, president and CEO, Jackson Health System; Dr. John A. Rock, HWCOM founding dean and senior vice president for health affairs

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine launches hospitalist program at JMH

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is expanding its relationship with Jackson Health System by launching a hospitalist program at […]

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FIU Health to provide medical services for retired basketball players

FIU Health to provide medical services for retired basketball players

FIU Health, the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s Faculty Group Practice is partnering with the National Basketball Retired Players Association […]

Panel on Research and Development in Tropical Medicine, left to right: Santiago Mas-Coma and Maria Dolores Bargues Castello, University of Valencia, Spain; Marc Ouellette, Institutes of Health Research, Canada; Dr. Bibhuti Saha, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, India; Steven Ault, Pan American Health Organization

College of Medicine hosts international conference on tropical medicine

The bad, the ugly and the deadly. Some of the world’s most infamous viruses, parasites and bacteria emerged  from under […]

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