HWCOM In The News-April 2021

April 30, 2021AGS recognizes expert and emerging geriatrics leaders at 2021 Virtual Annual Scientific MeetingDr. Jorge MoraEurekAlert!Every climate solution is a health solution — both are badly neededDr. Cheryl HolderThe HillMiami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Adrienne Arsht, Other Leaders To Unveil New Initiative To Combat Extreme Heat – A Growing Climate ThreatDr. Cheryl HolderAmericantowns.comBSI […]

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 […]

HWCOM In The News–March 2021

March 31, 2021Medical student sets up scholarship test fund to help other studentsJorge Fleites, M4FIU NewsFIU women leading on COVID-19Dr. Eneida Roldan, Dr. Aileen Marty, Dr. Yolangel Hernandez-SuarezFIU NewsDo Vaccine Passports Have a Future in Florida?Dr. Aileen MartyMiami New TimesUF leads rankings for graduate programs in law, medicine and business in FloridaHWCOMMiami HeraldMarch 2021 in […]

HWCOM In The News–February 2021

February 28, 2021New single-dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson expected in Florida this weekDr. Aileen MartyWPLG, MiamiNueva vacuna de dosis única de Johnson & Johnson llegaría a Florida esta semanaDr. Aileen MartyWPLG Español, MiamiLiving with Congenital Heart Disease Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Patient-Physician ReflectionJoseph Burns, MD’19In-House February 27, 20213 Brazil variants discovered in Miami-Dade […]

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 […]

HWCOM In the News–December 2020

December 31, 2020 Florida reports 1st case of UK variant of COVID-19 in Martin County Dr. Aileen Marty WSVN, Miami December 27, 2020 Doctors battle Black Miamians’ concern over vaccine Dr. Cheryl Holder Rock Hill Herald, South Carolina Doctors battle Black Miamians’ concern over vaccine Dr. Cheryl Holder Idaho Statesman December 23, 2020 Debate rages […]

HWCOM In The News–November

November 29, 2020 Florida, lidiar con el coronavirus Aileen Marty, MD Diario Las Americas, Miami November 27, 2020 Health Experts Predict Spike in COVID-19 Cases After Thanksgiving Aileen Marty, MD NBC6, Miami Autoridades alertan sobre posible aumento de casos de COVID-19 tras días feriados Aileen Marty, MD Telemundo51, MiamiReinier Alvarez, M4November 27, 2020 Health Experts […]