News : 2013 : May

Student Marshal Joseph Esterson, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, leads the commencement procession.

Miller School Awards Medical Degrees to the Class of 2013

With great exuberance and pride, and a huge sigh of relief, graduates of the Miller School of Medicine’s Class of 2013 took the Hippocratic Oath and were awarded their diplomas at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11, at BankUnited Center. The graduation program marked the end of four years of intense medical education, preparing the 187 graduates to be physicians.

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Among the M.D./M.P.H. students who received Global Health Scholar Awards are, from left, Rachita Sood, Chase Socha, Priyanka Mehrotra, Michelle Picon, and Stephanie Blankenship.

Twenty M.D./M.P.H. Students Receive Global Health Scholar Awards

The Department of Public Health Sciences has awarded almost $40,000 in Global Health Scholar Awards to 20 M.D./M.P.H. students in the Class of 2016 who will explore a variety of public health issues in 13 different countries on four continents this summer.

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Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., left, and James M. Grichnik, M.D., Ph.D., discuss the importance of sun safety at the SunSmart 5K Run/Walk.

SunSmart 5K Run/Walk Helps Save Lives Through Prevention, Screening and Education

As the sun ascended over Key Biscayne streaming wisps of pink and orange across the sky, Miller School students, faculty and staff geared up for this year’s SunSmart 5K Run/Walk to promote sun safety and raise funds for melanoma research.

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Marie-Denise Gervais, M.D., accepts the Class of 2014's Paff Award as class member Paige Helmick, left, and Class President Sabrina Taldone, right, look on. To view more photos of this year's Paff Awards, click <a href=here" />

Outstanding Teachers Recognized with 2013 Paff Awards

Passion, dedication, patience and a sense of humor were recurring themes for recipients of the 2013 George Paff Teaching Awards. At a luncheon on April 30, Miller School students passed out 15 of the annual awards to faculty they laud as the best in their field — teachers with the same memorable traits that distinguished the late Dr. Paff.

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