Posts tagged with: "Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine"

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 […]

Bound by the heart: Scholarship recipient and benefactor share instant connection

Bound by the heart: Scholarship recipient and benefactor share instant connection

Joseph Burns is an adult living with pediatric heart disease. He was born prematurely with a bicuspid aortic valve—a condition […]

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Rx for medical student debt: scholarships

Pictured above: Dr. Herbert Wertheim and his wife Nicole funded the medical educations of 10 students at FIU. By his […]

College of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2018

College of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2018

Match Day is a day when dreams come true and emotions run high. It is the day medical students nationwide […]

Medical mission team honored for hurricane work

Medical mission team honored for hurricane work

The South Florida community on Wednesday celebrated selflessness in the face of disaster. Local officials and university personnel together recognized […]

Why it’s OK to cheat on your diet

Why it’s OK to cheat on your diet

How are you doing on that New Year’s resolution to lose weight? Have you given in to temptation and strayed […]

College of Medicine awarded full accreditation  for maximum term

College of Medicine awarded full accreditation for maximum term

  Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) has been awarded full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) […]

FIU experts analyze gun violence

FIU experts analyze gun violence

The tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left Florida grieving. It also jumpstarted debates – both local […]

Can you die of a broken heart?

Can you die of a broken heart?

Throughout the ages, art, architecture, music and literature have often been inspired by the broken-hearted. In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, […]

Cold or Flu: How can you tell the difference?

Cold or Flu: How can you tell the difference?

The flu and the common cold are similar in many ways, but they are caused by different viruses, and it […]

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