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 […]