Posts tagged with: "College of Medicine"

50@50: Medical school approved in 2006

50@50: Medical school approved in 2006

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ […]

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FIU Back-to-School Experts List 2015

FIU Back-to-School Experts List 2015

Below is a list of FIU experts who can comment on back-to-school topics relating to school readiness, anxiety and emotions, […]

New physician assistant program kicks off today

New physician assistant program kicks off today

  The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine launches today its Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS). There are 45 students […]

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

With the final appropriations bill markups nearing a close, FIU works with officials, agencies and organizations to advance the South […]

Tempest in her lab at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Assistant professor wins an Innovation in Academia Award

Helen Tempest, assistant professor in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, is about to receive an award that honors […]

Colwell and Alvarez will spend a year in the NIH Master Research Scholars Program

Two medical students chosen for NIH Medical Research Scholars Program

Nicole Colwell and Jason Alvarez –classmates at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine– not only share a passion for medicine and […]

Mini-symposium highlights light-based technologies

Mini-symposium highlights light-based technologies

Using lasers to heal scars caused by third-degree burns or past surgeries. Redesigning microscopes in order to place them inside […]

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Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

Outstanding Student Life Award winners announced

On Thursday, Apr. 2, the annual Outstanding Student Life Awards recognized three student organizations and 21 student leaders who serve […]

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Biomolecular Sciences Institute Director Yuk-Ching Tse-Dihn with one of her students working in the lab.

Scientists developing new method to combat prostate cancer

FIU scientists are battling prostate cancer at the cellular level. Researchers from FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) and the Herbert […]

Dr. Edilberto Alvarez on Graduation Day 2014

Four FIU grads finalists for HYPE Miami Awards

The HYPE Miami Awards presented annually by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce recognize up-and-coming young professionals who have demonstrated […]

The wait is over (for some): College of Medicine scores record six early residency matches

The wait is over (for some): College of Medicine scores record six early residency matches

On what’s known as Match Day, medical students from across the country find out where they’ll spend their residencies. This year, […]

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FIU hosts anthropological conference on “Health Disparities in Aging”

FIU hosts anthropological conference on “Health Disparities in Aging”

Health differences and inequities in the elderly worldwide depend on many factors. These include a person’s race, ethnic group, gender, […]

CDC image of skin ulcer due to leishmaniasis.

College of Medicine associate professor’s 25-year love affair with a parasite

It’s not your ordinary Valentine’s Day story. The words passion and parasites don’t usually go together, but Rita Mukhopadhyay, associate professor […]

5 things you need to know about the Chikungunya virus

5 things you need to know about the Chikungunya virus

It’s no secret that mosquitos are a huge headache for residents in South Florida. But what appears to be a […]

Cuban-American Ebola fighter goes where others fear to tread

Cuban-American Ebola fighter goes where others fear to tread

Fighting Ebola is all in a day’s work for Dr. Aileen Marty. The 25-year Navy veteran, now with the Herbert […]