McDermott to head Division of Neuroscience

Dr. Michael McDermott, an internationally renowned neurosurgeon, has been named chief of the Division of Neuroscience at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. In this role, he will oversee and lead all curricular and clinical activities of the Division. McDermott is widely known for advancing neurosurgical techniques and pioneering the surgical management of meningioma, a […]

Samantha Lemus-Martinez appointed Director of Teaching and Learning

Samantha Lemus-Martinez has been named Director of Teaching and Learning for the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM). Lemus-Martinez joined HWCOM in 2018 as assistant director of faculty development. She later served as director of pre-clerkship faculty development in the Office of Medical Education and as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and […]

Dr. Noël Barengo elected president of international chronic disease surveillance network

Dr. Noël C. Barengo, an associate professor in the Division of Medical and Population Health Sciences Education and Research, has been elected president of America’s Network for Chronic Diseases Surveillance. AMNET is a international non-profit organization that promotes the integration of governmental and non-governmental organizations for advanced professional training in epidemiological surveillance, case management, prevention, and […]

HWCOM In the News–January 2021

January 31, 2021‘Prince of a human beign’. Influential South Florida doctor, educator dies from heart failureDr. Robert SacksteinMiami HeraldMiami-Dade mayor says county-run COVID appointment site launchingDr. Aileen MartyWPLG, MiamiBusiness Brief: Yurcisin joins SGMC Surgical SpecialistsDr. Geoff YurcisinValdosta Daily Times, Georgia January 30, 2021Experts warn of dangers as new, contagious strains of COVID-19 arrive in South […]