HWCOM In the News– September 2020

September 29, 2020 FIU leads the conversation on the fight against food insecurity FIU News The 2020 flu season is here and getting vaccinated is more important than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Baptist Health News September 28, 2020 Community leaders ask public to continue to wear face masks, social distance during pandemic WPLG […]

Dr. Eugenio Rothe named an FIU Top Scholar

Dr. Eugenio Rothe has been named an FIU Top Scholar for his teaching and award-winning work in professionalism. The Office of the Provost selects the university’s top scholars every year.  The award citation notes Rothe’s “development of a comprehensive medical professionalism curriculum, which significantly advances our medical student’s education and impacts their success as physicians.” […]

HWCOM In The News–August 2020

August 31, 2020Escuelas montan carpas al aire libre para dar clases y evitar el contagio de COVID-19TelemundoWhy you really should get a flu shot this yearFIU NewsWhy you really should get a flu shot this yearMedical Xpress August 29, 2020In South Florida, Female Infectious Disease Experts Provide Crucial Leadership During PandemicNBC6 Miami August 28, 2020Is […]

Miller appointed Director of Master in Physician Assistant Studies Program

Dr. Raisa Miller is the new director of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program. She will be responsible for the management and accreditation of the program, and faculty and student success. Miller was appointed after a national search. She succeeds founding director,Dr. Pete Gutierrez, who retired in October 2019. She […]

HWCOM In The News-July 2020

July 31, 2020Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Major UniversitiesWIA Report¿Cómo saber cuándo es seguro enviar a los niños de vuelta a clases? Expertos lo explicanMSN NoticiasAnderson Cooper 360: Trump downplays threat in visit to hard-hit FloridaCNNEight Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments or DutiesThe Journal of Blacks […]

Moulik wins award for teaching excellence

Congratulations to Sabyasachi Moulik, Ph.D. The FIU Faculty Senate has selected Moulik to receive the 2020 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. Moulik is an associate professor in the Department of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. He is primarily involved in teaching physiology and pathophysiology in the first three years […]

HWCOM In The News–June 2020

June 30, 2020Signs Point To Spread Of Coronavirus Coming From Family Gatherings, Friendly Get-TogethersCBS4 MiamiMayor of Miami suggests he’s willing to shut the city back down if he’s unable to contain the coronavirus surge with a mask mandate and new penaltiesBusiness InsiderOn Climate, COVID, and RacePsychiatric Times June 29, 2020Not wearing a mask can cost […]

HWCOM In The News–May 2020

May 31, 2020Baptist Health Physicians Successfully Treat First Three COVID-19 Critically Ill Patients with RESTEM’s Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem CellsSouth Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report May 29, 2020Miami-Dade adopts wastewater epidemiology to help fight coronavirusFresh News Now May 28, 2020Miami-Dade adopts wastewater epidemiology to help fight coronavirusWPLGFor cruise crew members stuck at sea, mental […]

2020 Alpha Omega Alpha Induction

Congratulations to the 2020 HWCOM Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society inductees. This year, 19 students were inducted into the prestigious national honor society–five juniors and 14 seniors. Dr. Larry Spiegelman was honored with the AΩA Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award. AΩA recognizes scholarship and other values including honesty, ethics, dedication to serving others, and leadership. […]