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HWCOM In The News–March 2021

March 31, 2021
Medical student sets up scholarship test fund to help other students
Jorge Fleites, M4
FIU News
FIU women leading on COVID-19
Dr. Eneida Roldan, Dr. Aileen Marty, Dr. Yolangel Hernandez-Suarez
FIU News
Do Vaccine Passports Have a Future in Florida?
Dr. Aileen Marty
Miami New Times
UF leads rankings for graduate programs in law, medicine and business in Florida
HWCOM
Miami Herald
March 2021 in photos: Commencement caravan, Relay For Life and Match Day
Micky Akinrodoye, M4
FIU News
Dr. Juan Cendan appointed vice dean and executive associate dean for student affairs
HWCOM News

March 30, 2021
Many Florida graduate programs grab high marks in U.S. News ranking
HWCOM
Tampa Bay Times
FIU graduate programs ranked top 50 among U.S. public universities in 15 categories
HWCOM
FIU News
HWCOM ranked #2 most diverse public medical school in Diversity Index
HWCOM News
Vaccines vs. variants: ‘We’re still neck and neck,’ doctor says
Dr. Aileen Marty
WTSP, Tampa Bay
Florida subestima las muertes por COVID-19, sugiere un estudio
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG Español, Miami
Florida undercounting COVID-19 deaths, study suggests
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami

March 29, 2021
Dr. Jorge Camilo Mora receives national geriatrics educator award
Dr. Jorge Camilo Mora
FIU News
FIU Finds Unique Way For Medical Students To Find Out Residency Programs
FIU College of Medicine
One News Page

March 26, 2021
Who Really Gets the Vaccine
Dr. Frederick Anderson
New York Times
The Tumult Of A Pandemic Spring Break: How Florida’s ‘Open’ Message Lured Tourists
Dr. Aileen Marty
WLRN Radio, Miami
The Tumult Of A Pandemic Spring Break: How Florida’s ‘Open’ Message Lured Tourists
Dr. Aileen Marty
WUSF Radio, Tampa

March 25, 2021
Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Aileen Marty On Mass Gatherings During Spring Break
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami

March 24, 2021
2 FEMA-Supported Vaccination Sites Reopen To Administer 2nd Doses
Dr. Aileen Marty
Yahoo News!
Infectious Disease Specialist on uptick in Illinois COVID-19 numbers, CDC update for vaccinated individuals, and more
Dr. Aileen Marty
WGN Radio, Chicago
Doctor says people previously infected with COVID-19 being infected with variant cases
Dr. Aileen Marty
San Antonio Express-News, Texas
FEMA Supported COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Return To Florida City, Sweetwater This Week
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami
AstraZeneca seeks emergency approval by FDA to be used in US; FEMA-supported vaccination sites relocate
Dr. Aileen Marty
WSVN, Miami

March 23, 2021
Medical school hosts drive-in Match Day
HWCOM
FIU News
Panthers get answers to COVID-19 concerns, repopulation efforts at SGA student forum
Dr. Eneida Roldan
Panther Now
Doctor: Florida residents previously infected with COVID-19 being diagnosed with variant cases
Dr. Aileen Marty
WESH, Orlando
MDC North Campus will continue administering both doses of COVID-19 vaccine
Dr. Aileen Marty
WSVN, Miami

March 22, 2021
Expert Roundup: Advice to Mitigate the Effects of Coronavirus
Dr. Eneida Roldan
Outside How
Continúa el proceso de vacunación contra el Covid-19 al sur de Florida
HWCOM faculty
La Patilla
Philanthropist Herbert Wertheim joins Scripps Research Board of Directors
Dr. Herbert Wertheim
South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

March 21, 2021
Vaccination process continues in South Florida as age requirement will lower on Monday
FIU College of Medicine doctors
WPLG, Miami
Vaccination process continues in South Florida as age requirement will lower on Monday
FIU College of medicine students and doctors
Local10.com
Vaccination process continues in South Florida as age requirement will lower on Monday
FIU doctors
Knowledia

March 20, 2021
FIU College of Medicine provides health assessments to underserved community
FIU College of Medicine
NBC6, Miami
They’ve seen the pandemic up close, yet they’re still excited about becoming doctors
Match Day
MSN
FIU Medical Students Collaborate With South Florida Hospitals to Vaccinate Black Community
FIU College of Medicine
NBCMiami.com
As DeSantis Lowers Florida Vaccine Age Cap, Health Care Advocates Urge Him To Include Frontline Work
Dr. Aileen Marty
USF Radio, Tampa

March 19, 2021
FIU Finds Innovative Way For Medical Students To Find Out Residency Programs
Match Day
CBS4, Miami
FIU Finds Unique Way For Medical Students To Find Out Residency Programs
Match Day
Yahoo News!
They’ve seen the pandemic up close, yet they’re still excited about becoming doctors
Match Day
Miami Herald
Match Day 2021: The Department of Medicine is proud to welcome 55 incoming residents
HWCOM
Emory Daily Pulse
This is what the frontline of the fight against COVID disparity looks like
Dr. Cheryl Holder
Health Foundation of South Florida
Why Isn’t the AstraZeneca Vaccine Approved in the U.S.? What to Know About Each Vaccine
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
What Is Herd Immunity? Why Vaccines Are ‘Crucial’ in Achieving Biological Phenomenon
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami

March 17, 2021
FIU offers vaccines to most vulnerable population served by college of medicine program
Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP
FIU News
Intersectionality in Health Disparities: Focus on Black Transgender Women Webinar
Dr. Cheryl Holder
National Library of Medicine Network

March 16, 2021
Medical Students Host “Walk for Wheels-a-Thon” Fundraiser for Transportation Insecurity in Miami-Dade
Allison Chin, M2
Panther Now

March 15, 2021
Got questions about COVID-19 vaccines? We’ve got answers.
Dr. Eneida Roldan
FIU News
Women At Higher Risk Of COVID-19 Found Two FIU Medical Students
Chitra Gotluru, M4; Allison Roach, M4
Panther Now

March 13, 2021
Miami Beach mayor, police address officer’s body slam amid spring break, COVID concerns
Dr. Aileen Marty
WSVN, Miami

March 12, 2021
Very, Very Challenging’: FIU’s Dr. Marty Reflects on One Year of Lessons From the Pandemic
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
6 Things to Know: Lessons Learned One Year Into Pandemic, State Gives Mass Vaccine Availability Hope
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
Spring breakers pack Miami Beach amid pandemic, rising virus variant count
Dr. Aileen Marty
WSVN, Miami

March 10, 2021
11th Hour: One year of COVID pandemic
Dr. Aileen Marty
MSNBC
Infectious Disease Specialist talks contagious variants and the vaccines’ protection
Dr. Aileen Marty
WGN Radio, Chicago

March 9, 2021
Academic Minute: hitra Gotluru, Florida International University – COVID-19 and Mortality
Chitra Gotluru, M4
Inside Higher Ed
Medical student discusses research on women’s vulnerability to COVID-19 on Academic Minute
Chitra Gotluru, M4
Miami’s Community Newspapers
More men than women are dying from COVID-19. Chitra Gotluru, 4th-year medical student at FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine discusses the reasons for this…
Chitra Gotluru, M4
Spot on Florida
Vaccines a big help but COVID-19 is still a threat, experts say
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami
Younger patients without doctor’s notes get COVID-19 vaccines at Miami Dade College
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami
Medical student discusses research on women’s vulnerability to COVID-19 on Academic Minute
Chitra Gotluru, M4, and Allison Roach, M4
Newsbreak
Vacunas ayudan, pero el COVID-19 sigue siendo una amenaza: expertos
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG en Español, Miami

March 8, 2021
Medical student discusses research on women’s vulnerability to COVID-19 on Academic Minute
Chitra Gotluru, M4
FIU News
Breaking Barriers for Women in Public Health
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
Humanizing the ICU
Roshan Bransden, M4
in-Training
COVID-19 Vaccine Questions, Farmworkers Wages, Sustainable Fashion
Dr. Aileen Marty
WLRN Radio, Miami

March 5, 2021
As integration plan unfolds some must wait and see what happens next
Panther Now
COVID adds more ‘chaos’ to South Beach spring break as tourists flee lockdowns, cold
Dr. Aileen Marty
Miami Herald

March 4, 2021
Proceeds from medical student fundraiser will provide free mammograms to more than 100 uninsured women
FIU News
Miami Proud: ‘With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility,’ ‘Doctor Spidey’ Makes Rounds At Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Jennifer Thompson, MD’18
CBS4, Miami

March 3, 2021
Infectious Disease Specialist talks new CDC guidelines
Dr. Aileen Marty
WGN Radio, Chicago

March 1, 2021
South Florida Publix Pharmacies Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations As Johnson & Johnson Rolls Out Its New Vaccine
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami
FIU Study Finds Women Who Just Gave Birth, Menopausal Women AmongThose at Higher Risk of Death From COVID-19
Chitra Gotluru, M4; Allison Roach, M4; Dr. Carolyn Runowicz
Caribbean Today
Top Three Takeaways For March 1st, 2021
Dr. Aileen Marty
WIOD Radio, Miami
Some Women Might Face Higher, Deadlier Risks From COVID-19 And Previewing The 2021 Legislative Session
Allison Roach, M4
WLRN Radio, Miami
Johnson & Johnson shot could arrive in South Florida this week
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami