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UHealth CEO Dr. Steven Altschuler resigns
Administration, Health, News

UHealth CEO Dr. Steven Altschuler resigns

Dr. Steven Altschuler is resigning less than two years after he was brought on as the executive vice president for Health Affairs and CEO of UHealth. A letter sent out by University of Miami President Julio Frenk said Altschuler’s resignation will take effect Sept. 15 and attributed the resignation to his desire “to pursue other…

LGBTQ center focuses on reassignment surgeries for transgender community
Health, News

LGBTQ center focuses on reassignment surgeries for transgender community

In January 2017, the University of Miami Health System opened the LGBTQ Center for Wellness, Gender and Sexual Health at the University of Miami Hospital (UMH) in downtown Miami. The clinic primarily focuses on sex reassignment surgeries for transgender individuals. A team of six doctors, including colon and rectal specialists, urologists, oncologists, mental health providers and a…

Open house showcases relocated Student Health Center to community
Health, News

Open house showcases relocated Student Health Center to community

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center allows University of Miami students to get personalized health care and outpatient services on campus, with convenience. Though the $145 million 200,000 square-foot outpatient center opened its doors for patients and visitors on Dec. 5, UM held a community open house event to commemorate the Student Health Center’s relocation into…

Lennar Foundation Medical Center opens
Construction, Health, News

Lennar Foundation Medical Center opens

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center building – a towering glass structure that will house UHealth at Coral Gables, the Student Health Center and the Department of Sports Medicine– opened its doors Friday afternoon after being officially dedicated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Medical leadership, University of Miami administration and Board of Trustee members, alumni and donors filled…

Working through illness may do more harm than good
Health, News, Uncategorized

Working through illness may do more harm than good

With schedules filling up, student organizations kicking into high gear and midterm exams rapidly approaching, UM students have a lot on their plates. Yet when illness strikes, many students often attempt to power through it, which can compromise productivity, according to experts, who stress that rest is just as important as work. When it comes…

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