HWCOM names new chair of Humanities, Health, and Society

After an extensive national search, Dr. Frank William Joseph Anderson has been named the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Department of Humanities, Health, and Society chair. Dr. Anderson comes to FIU from the University of Michigan. At UMich,  he served as a professor of obstetrics & gynecology. He held a joint appointment at the School […]

HWCOM 2021 Pilot Project Grants

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine just announced the 2021 HWCOM Pilot Project Grant winners. This program is made possible by the generosity of the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Faculty Research Pilot Projects Endowment. Asmi Chakraborty, Ph.D.Post Doc, Translational Medicine“Hypoxia Dependent GCNT2 Downregulation and Immune Modulation in Metastatic Melanoma” Chakraborty joined the Charles Dimitroff Lab […]

Dr. Juan Cendan appointed vice dean and executive associate dean for student affairs

Following an extensive national search, the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine has appointed Dr. Juan C. Cendan as vice dean, executive associate dean for student affairs, and professor of surgery.  “We welcome Dr. Cendan and look forward to working with him in his new role to advance student success and well-being, and to ensure […]