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HWCOM In the News–January 2021

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

January 31, 2021
‘Prince of a human beign’. Influential South Florida doctor, educator dies from heart failure
Dr. Robert Sackstein
Miami Herald
Miami-Dade mayor says county-run COVID appointment site launching
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami
Business Brief: Yurcisin joins SGMC Surgical Specialists
Dr. Geoff Yurcisin
Valdosta Daily Times, Georgia

January 30, 2021
Experts warn of dangers as new, contagious strains of COVID-19 arrive in South Florida
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami

January 29, 2021
Benefits of a Low-Carb Diet, Including Ways To Reduce Risk of Complications From COVID-19
Dr. Arthur Agatston
Broadcast News Source
Dr. Michael McDermott to lead neuroscience at Florida medical school
Dr. Michael McDermott
Becker’s Spine Review
Coronavirus variant from South Africa could evade antibodies, expert warns
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami

January 28, 2021
McDermott to head Division of Neuroscience
Dr. Michael McDermott
HWCOM News
Connecting Pipelines to Pathways for Health Equities
HWCOM
Association of Academic Health Centers
Health experts warn of UK variant of COVID-19 in South Florida
Dr. Aileen Marty
WSVN, Miami
Push To Vaccinate As COVID Variants Spreading Rapidly Throughout South Florida
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami
Florida Central registra 13 casos de la nueva cepa británica del COVID-19
Dr. Aileen Marty
NoticiasYa

January 26, 2021
Samantha Lemus-Martinez appointed Director of Teaching and Learning
Samantha Lemus-Martinez
HWCOM News
Dr. Noël Barengo elected president of international chronic disease surveillance network
Dr. Noel Barrengo
HWCOM News
‘We Had About 800 Phone Appointments’: Miami-Dade’s COVID Vaccine Phone Line Up & Running
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami

January 22, 2021
Cannabis Use is Not Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
HWCOM Researchers
Cannabis & Tech Today

January 21, 2020
Decreasing Vaccinations And Increasing Infections: South Florida’s Week With COVID-19
Dr. Aileen Marty
WLRN Radio, Miami
Infectious disease expert says Biden’s national response strategy can’t come soon enough
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami

January 20, 2021
Billionaire drops $23 million on one-of-a-kind California megamansion.
Dr. Herbert Wertheim
The Modesto Bee

January 20, 2021
Baptist Health cancels appointments due to vaccine shortage as Marlins Park site opens
Dr. Aileen Marty
WSVN, Miami

January 19, 2021
More Than 45,000 Overdue For 2nd COVID Shot In Florida
Dr. Aileen Marty
Yahoo News
In Florida, worsening heat puts more people at risk
Dr. Cheryl Holder
Orlando Sentinel
Best 10 PA Schools in Florida in 2021
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Florida Leads US In UK Variant Because State Labs Look For It
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
‘You Really Need That 2nd Dose’: Infectious Diseases Specialist Concerned Over 45,000 Overdue For 2nd COVID Shot In Florida
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami

January 17, 2021
COVID-19 hit Blacks in Miami-Dade hard. Remove their hurdles to getting the vaccine | Editorial
Dr. Cheryl Holder
Miami Herald

January 15, 2021
27 Devastating Infectious Diseases
Dr. Aileen Marty
The Best Top Stories Across the Web

January 14, 2021
Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
HWCOM
NORML
FIU employees get Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
Dr. Eneida Roldan
Miami Herald
Infectious Disease Specialist on new Covid-19 mutant strains and whether the vaccine is effective
Dr. Aileen Marty
WGN Radio, Chicago
Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
HWCOM Researchers
Yes! Weekly
Breaking News: FIU Distributes First COVID-19 Vaccines to Faculty and Staff
Dr. Eneida Roldan
Panther Now

January 13, 2021
FIU starts COVID-19 vaccinations
Dr. Robert Sackstein, Dr. Eneida Roldan, Dr. Aileen Marty
FIU News
Florida Doesn’t Have A Residency Requirement For COVID-19 Vaccine
Dr. Aileen Marty
WMFE Radio, Orlando
No Florida Residency Requirement For COVID-19 Vaccines Lets Tourists Get Vaccinated — Frustrating Residents
Dr. Aileen Marty
WLRN Radio, Miami
Why Local Governments Can’t Prioritize Residents for COVID-19 Vaccine
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
Requiring airline passengers entering US to have negative COVID-19 test only part of wider protective strategy
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami

January 12, 2021
Some Seniors Fortunate To Get COVID Vaccine At Holiday Park Without Appointment
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami
Process To Get Vaccinated In South Florida Evolves Each Day
Dr. Aileen Marty
Yahoo News
Miami-Dade cambia proceso de citas para vacunas tras escándalo con turistas
Dr. Aileen Marty
Telemundo51, Miami

January 11, 2021
Florida’s Vaccine Capacity — Not Supply — An Issue As Most Doses Go Unused
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
South Florida Doctor’s Death Investigated After Taking Coronavirus Vaccine
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami
South Florida Doctor’s Death Two Weeks After Getting Coronavirus Vaccine Under Investigation
Dr. Aileen Marty
Latin Post
El Nuevo Pod: ¿Cuál es la situación de la vacuna contra el COVID-19 y cómo marcha el plan?
Dr. Aileen Marty
El Nuevo Herald, Miami
Medico habla sobre COVID y vacunas
Dr. Carlos Torres Viera
WURN (Actualidad) Radio, Miami

January 9, 2021
How Florida is failing its most vulnerable seniors with Covid vaccine rollout
Dr. Aileen Marty
Clayton News Daily, Georgia
How Florida is failing its most vulnerable seniors with Covid vaccine rollout
Dr. Aileen Marty
KTVZ, Oregon

January 8, 2021
Medical student fundraiser addresses transportation insecurity in underserved neighborhoods
Dr. David Brown, Allison Chin (student)
FIU News
Chad. A. Perlyn named president of Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists
Dr. Chad Perlyn
South Florida Hospital News & Healthcare Report
Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Norml
Biden Vows 100 Million Shots as Vaccine Pace Remains Slow
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
Got the COVID-19 vaccine? Don’t ditch the mask, experts say
Dr. Aileen Marty
Miami Herald
COVID-19 variant: Florida has almost half of known U.S. cases
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami
Vaccine availability more urgent as new strain emerges
Dr. Aileen Marty
WLRN Radio, Miami
Vaccine distribution questions
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
Florida has about half of US known cases.
Dr. Aileen Marty
Tech2.org, San Francisco

January 7, 2021
Wealthy seniors jump to front of line for COVID vaccinations
Dr. Aileen Marty
South Florida Sun Sentinel
New Contagious COVID-19 Strain Reported in Florida
Dr. Aileen Marty
West Side Gazette, Broward County

January 6, 2021
From a field of 1,000, 5 medical students vying for research award
Eli Levitt (med student)
American Medical Association
Stock Sector
Latest on COVID-19 vaccine distribution with infectious disease specialist
Dr. Aileen Marty
WGN Radio, Chicago
John Knox Village Residents & Staff Get 2nd COVID Vaccine Dose
CBS4, Miami

January 5, 2021
Infectious Disease Expert Expects ‘Thousands And Thousands’ To Be Vaccinated In Next Few Weeks But Urges Patience
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami
Mutant strains, experimental vaccines, widespread deaths and growing insecurity aren’t going away in the New Year
Dr. Cheryl Holder
The Final Call, Chicago

January 4, 2021
New coronavirus variant and holiday gatherings raise experts’ fears of COVID spike
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami
A resident in Florida has tested positive for the COVID-19 variant
Dr. Aileen Marty
WLRN Radio, Miami
Health officials worry about risk of spread with new COVID-19 variant
Dr. Aileen Marty
WFLA Radio, Tampa

January 2, 2021
Tourists Flock to Miami Beach to Celebrate New Year Despite COVID-19 Curfews, Restrictions
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
New COVID-19 Variant Found in Florida as U.S. Cases Top 20 Million
Dr. Aileen Marty
Latin Post
Experts worried with COVID-19 on the rise
Dr. Aileen Marty
Xirius FM

January 1, 2021
More Contagious Variant Of COVID-19 Reaches Florida
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
Florida Reports New Contagious COVID-19 Strain
Dr. Aileen Marty
WFOR, Miami