Dr. Rothe receives national award in child and adolescent psychiatry

Dr. Eugenio Rothe, professor in the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, is being recognized nationally for his commitment and contributions to child and adolescent psychiatry. The American Psychiatric Association, the largest psychiatric association in the world, is honoring Rothe with its 2022 Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Prevention. The […]

HWCOM In the News- November 2021

November 30, 20215 holiday budgeting tips for college studentsHWCOMHubBiz November 29, 2021The Silent TearsSamantha Rodriguez, M4in-Training November 26, 2021Omicron is ‘most worrisome variant we have seen so far,’ expert saysDr. Aileen MartyWPLG, Miami November 23, 2021University breaks fundraising record on Give Miami Day 10th anniversaryDr. Juan C. CendanFIU News November 22, 2021A year later, AMA […]

HWCOM’s 2021 FIU Faculty Convocation Award Winners

Five of our faculty members were honored this year with the 2021 FIU Faculty Convocation Award. The recipients were selected by the Faculty Senate Awards and Honorary Degree Committee in recognition of their “significant achievements” in teaching, librarianship, and service. Congratulations to the HWCOM honorees who are making a REAL difference. Excellence in TeachingFerdinand Gomez, […]

Dr. Fred Anderson wins national teaching award

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Board of Directors has selected Dr. Fred Anderson as recipient of its 2022 Exemplary Teaching Awards Full-time Teaching Award. Dr. Anderson is an associate professor and medical director for the Department of Humanities, Health, and Society at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. In choosing him for the […]

Physician believes in paying it forward, sets up scholarship for medical students

Growing up in Chicago, Dr. James Loewenherz spent his entire childhood around water– quarries, rivers, and lakes. By age 12, he was sailing across Lake Michigan. “The only place I couldn’t go safely is underwater, and I wanted that freedom.” Scuba diving provided that freedom and, eventually, his entry into the world of hyperbaric medicine, […]

Dr. Eugenio Rothe receives American Psychiatric Association Award

Dr. Eugenio Rothe, a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), has been honored by the APA with its Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Distinguished Career Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  The award “recognizes a child and adolescent psychiatrist who has made significant contributions to the prevention of mental disorders in children and adolescents […]

HWCOM In the News-June 2022

June 21, 2022Black Health Summit tackles health gapsDr. Cheryl HolderThe Miami Times June 16, 2022There’s a health gap in South Florida’s Black communities. Here’s what can be doneDr. Cheryl HolderMiami Herald June 15, 2022Stephen M. Black appointed associate dean of research at College of MedicineFIU NewsPhysician believes in paying it forward, sets up scholarship for […]

HWCOM In The News-May 2022

May 30, 2022Small Differences in the Face of DeathDaniel Orlan, M3in-Training May 25, 2022FIU Health now offers noninvasive procedure to treat depressionDr. Patricia JunqueraFIU NewsDon’t do rapid COVID testing too soon or the results could be flawedDr. Aileen MartyWorld Nation News May 24, 2022Should we be worried about monkeypox in South Florida? Here’s what you […]

Meet our 2022 Real Triumphs Graduates

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Two of our graduating seniors are being honored as 2022 FIU Real Triumphs Graduates. Every year, the university chooses outstanding students from each college who have accomplished extraordinary things during their time at the university and are “shining examples of what makes FIU students so special.” This year’s Real Triumphs Grads from the Herbert Wertheim […]

2022 Alpha Omega Alpha Induction Ceremony

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Congratulations to the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s 2022 Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society inductees. This year, 25 students were inducted into the prestigious national honor society–four juniors and 21 seniors. AΩA recognizes scholarship and other values including honesty, ethics, dedication to serving others, and leadership. It is to medicine what Phi Beta […]

2022 Medical Faculty & Student Awards

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s annual Medical Faculty and Student Awards Ceremony was held virtually on April 22. Congratulations to all the winners! STUDENT AWARDS Outstanding Academic Achievement for the Class of 2022 Mariana Perez Outstanding Academic Achievement for Period 2 Leo Zheng Outstanding Academic Achievement for Period 1 Richard Suarez AMWA Glasgow-Rubin Citation […]

HWCOM In The News- April 2022

April 30, 2022Every climate solution is a health solution — both are badly neededDr. Cheryl HolderThe Hill April 27, 2022FIU hosts meeting of nation’s top glycobiology researchersCharles DimitroffFIU News April 19, 2022Trends of Cancer Screenings, Diagnoses, and Mortalities During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications and Future RecommendationsMatthew Yeager, Kevin NewsomeUro Today April 7, 202212 FIU programs […]

FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine ranked #1 Most Diverse Public Medical School

For the second consecutive year, the U.S. News & World Report has acknowledged the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine as one of the most diverse medical schools in the nation. The U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings released on March 29 ranked the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine as the #1 […]