Posts tagged with: "Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine"

Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. There is no screening test for ovarian cancer. Three FIU medical students would like […]

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

Researchers patent fast, accurate technology for early Zika detection

In the first half of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported only 34 symptomatic Zika virus disease […]

College of Medicine earns award for diversity

College of Medicine earns award for diversity

Insight into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education, has selected the Florida Science Training and Research […]

How a scar helped a medical student connect with a patient

How a scar helped a medical student connect with a patient

Joseph Burns just started his fourth year at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.  He wants to be a cardiologist to […]

Mosquito attack: How to protect yourself from the world’s deadliest animal

Mosquito attack: How to protect yourself from the world’s deadliest animal

If you’re going to have nightmares about a deadly animal on the prowl out for blood, your blood, it shouldn’t […]

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

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

Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation donates $90K for medical simulation training

Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation donates $90K for medical simulation training

The Saul and Theresa Esman Foundation, a long-time supporter of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), donated $90,000 to […]

Media devices do not cause ADHD, researcher says

Media devices do not cause ADHD, researcher says

FIU psychologist Margaret Sibley says there is no evidence media devices cause ADHD, despite a recent study published in the Journal of […]

Taking a vacation abroad? Tips for a safe and healthy trip

Taking a vacation abroad? Tips for a safe and healthy trip

July is America’s most popular vacation month, and with school out for the summer, many families have time to take […]

Sunscreen basics: What kind, how much, how often?

Sunscreen basics: What kind, how much, how often?

Summer is synonymous with outdoor fun—the beach, camping, hiking, fishing – which means you’ll be spending lots of time under […]

The dead teach the living: A pre-med student’s first visit to the anatomy lab

The dead teach the living: A pre-med student’s first visit to the anatomy lab

Chabeli Cardenas is a Cuban-born, first-generation FIU student on a pre-med track, pursuing a bachelor’s in biology. She is taking […]

Can nanotechnology help treat Alzheimer’s?

Can nanotechnology help treat Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. It takes a devastating toll on patients and family members, […]

Dotson family adds to FIU legacy with $1 million endowment

Dotson family adds to FIU legacy with $1 million endowment

The family of FIU visionary Albert Dotson Sr. has donated $1 million to FIU to commemorate his legacy at the […]

Ph.D. student works to find cure for alcohol abuse

Ph.D. student works to find cure for alcohol abuse

As a little girl in West Bengal, India, Tiyash Parira would sit at night and watch the stars and dream […]

By Eduardo Merille

John and Mary Lou Dasburg announce $1.5 million gift to Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

John and Mary Lou Dasburg announced a $1.5 million gift to create an endowed chair in FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College […]