HWCOM In The News–April 2020

April 30, 2020Study discovers how primordial bacteria adapted to arsenic, could help researchers understand human disease caused by arsenic exposureFIU NewsStudy Discovers How Primordial Bacteria Adapted To ArsenicArchaeology News Network April 29, 2020FIU doctor is working to address the impact of COVID-19 on African AmericansFIU NewsBaptist Health Physicians Successfully Treat First Three COVID-19 Critically Ill […]

HWCOM 2020 Awards Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of the HWCOM 2020 Awards… Student Awards Robert Kemper Award for Professionalism in MedicineElan Baskir  Greisy Martinez-Harvell Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award – M4Raed Ismail Narvel ACOG XII Medical Student AwardsAllison Roach (Scholarship)Chitra Gutluru (Service) Dan Castellanos PhD Professionalism Award – M4Jeffrey Wei Dan Castellanos PhD Professionalism Award – M2Irfan Khan  […]

Dr. Daniel Castellanos honored with national psychiatry award

Dr. Daniel Castellanos has been selected by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) as the recipient of its 2020 Simon Bolivar Award.The award honors a prominent advocate for Hispanics whose work “sensitizes APA membership to the mental health problems and goals of the Hispanic population.” The APA is the world’s largest psychiatric organization with more than […]

HWCOM announces interim appointments

Adrian Jones has been named Interim Executive Associate Dean for Student Affairs. Jones has served as HWCOM Associate Dean for Student Affairs, and he holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Humanities, Health, and Society. Prior to coming to FIU in 2014, he worked as the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Recruitment at Loyola University […]

Dr. David Brown named Interim Chair of the Department of Humanities, Health and Society

Dr. David Brown is associate professor and chief of Family and Community Medicine within the Department of Humanities, Health and Society at the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. A board-certified family physician and educator, Brown joined FIU in March 2009 and played a lead role in the development of the Green Family Foundation Neighborhood […]