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, […]

Junquera named interim chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Dr. Patricia Junquera has been selected to head the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health as interim chair. She had been serving as the department’s vice chair of Clinical Services and director of Multidisciplinary Education. Junquera is a board-certified psychiatrist with over 15 years of experience in anxiety, mood disorders, substance use disorders, psychiatric emergencies, […]

HWCOM In The News- November 2022

November 29, 2022FIU Alumnus gift benefits College of Medicine and Ferré InstituteMiami’s Community News November 28, 2022Junquera named interim chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral HealthHWCOM News November 22, 2022Alumnus gift benefits College of Medicine and Ferré InstituteFIU News November 18, 2022FIU to offer free mammogramsSouth Dade News Leader November 16, 2022Patients suffering with hard-to-treat depression may […]

The Ethical Dilemma of Following Your Instincts

Medical student Allison Chin portrait in business suit looking straight at the camera.
Allison Chin is a fourth-year medical student at the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Here, Allison shares an important takeaway from one of her clinical rotations. Allison’s narrative was first published by in-Training, an online peer-reviewed publication for medical students. During the last week of my clinical rotation in Family Medicine, my attending advised […]

HWCOM In The News-October 2022

October 31, 2022Two South Florida philanthropists, one an alumnus, present gifts to support Ferré Institute (and HWCOM)FIU News October 26 2022Children’s Diagnostic Treatment Center names Andrew Schultz to Board of DirectorsSouth Florida Hospital News & Healthcare Report October 23, 2022Free Mammogram Screenings Are Available in City of Miami’s District 5Patch October 20, 2022FIU College of […]

HWCOM In The News- September 2022

September 16, 2022Immigrant HealthDr. Lorena BonillaThe DEI Shift September 13, 2022Onlay vs Inlay Glenoids: An Interview with John Uribe, MDDr. John UribeSmartTrakkBiomedical advance targets major contributor to cardiovascular diseaseAlexander Agoulnik, Ph.D.Mirage News September 12, 2022Biomedical advance targets a major contributor to cardiovascular diseaseAlexander Agoulnik, Ph.D.FIU NewsImpact around the world: FIU research aligns with global ambitions […]

FIU Medicine partners with VSP Vision for free vision care initiative

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine partnered with VSP Vision to provide free eye exams and glasses in underserved South Florida communities. The joint initiative brought VSP mobile clinics and FIU Medicine’s Mobile Health Centers to communities in Miami-Dade County served by the college’s Green Family Foundation Neighborhood Health Education Learning Program (NeighborhoodHELP). Over three […]

New leadership roles announced

Three of our faculty members are taking on new and vital roles at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. After an extensive internal search, Associate Professor Rebecca Toonkel, M.D., has been selected to serve as the new associate dean of Curriculum and Medical Education. Toonkel joined FIU in 2013, recently serving as assistant dean for Curriculum, […]

Our newest Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences grads

They’re Ph.inishe.D! Congratulations to our newest Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences grads. Maria Esteban Lopez and Marko Manevski (in black and blue robes) officially graduated today from Florida International University. They celebrated the occasion with our new dean, Dr. Juan Cendan, and their mentors at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Maria’s Ph.D. studies in the […]

HWCOM In The News–August 2022

August 26, 2022Doctors Need to Learn to Talk about SuicideDr. Leonard Gralnik, Rodolfo Bonnin, Ph.D.Scientific American August 25, 2022La viruela del mono y el regreso a clases: Doctora aclara tus dudasDr. Eneida RoldanTelemundo47, New York, NYBias in the Clinical SettingAlyssa Cartwright, M3Reflective MedEd August 22, 2022Doctora aclara dudas sobre las vacunas esenciales durante el regreso a […]

HWCOM In The News–July 2022

July 29, 2022Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute and FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Partner to Study Effects of Ultrasound Waves on the BrainDr. Michael McDermott, Dr. Patricia JunqueraBaptist Health NewsroomNew clinical trial underway for Alzheimer’s patientsDr. Michael McDermott, Dr. Patricia JunqueraSouth Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report July 26 2022MSSH Alum Now Dean at […]