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The Campbell Foundation Awards $90K Grant to Researchers Investigating Cardiovascular Disease in People Living with HIV

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Campbell Foundation has awarded a $90,000 grant to a pair of researchers investigating why cardiovascular disease (CVD) is significantly more prevalent among people living with HIV-1 than among those in the general population. The recipients are Teresa H. Evering, MD MSc, an infectious disease specialist and assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious...

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Shane Strum Begins Tenure as President/CEO of Broward Health

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA -- Shane Strum has assumed the role of President and CEO of Broward Health, one of the 10 largest public health systems in the U.S. The North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners named Strum the permanent President/­­­CEO of Broward Health on February 8, 2021. "I'm excited to join an organization that has a true passion for caring," said Strum. "Broward...

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Miami Herbert Business School’s Center for Health Management and Policy Announces 10th Annual Business of Health Care Conference

With the political landscape undergoing significant change and the pandemic forcing a reexamination of the health sector, the Miami Herbert Business School Center for Health Management and Policy has recently announced its 10th annual Business of Health Care Conference. Entitled Policy, Politics & the Pandemic – U.S. & Beyond, the meeting will take place Friday, April 16, 2021 from 11...

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New Study from Cleveland Clinic Florida Researchers Points to Novel Drug Target for Treating COVID-19

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL: Researchers from Cleveland Clinic’s Florida Research and Innovation Center (FRIC) have identified a potential new target for anti-COVID-19 therapies. Their findings were published in Nature Microbiology. Led by FRIC scientific director Michaela Gack, PhD, the team discovered that a coronavirus enzyme called PLpro (papain-like protease) blocks the body’s immune response to the...

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Cancer Rehabilitation Physician Romer Orada, DO, joins Baptist Health’s Miami Cancer Institute

Board-certified cancer rehabilitation physician Romer Orada, DO, joins Baptist Health’s Miami Cancer Institute. Dr. Orada specializes in cancer rehabilitation and treats patients who have impairments related to cancer or associated treatments. These include musculoskeletal disorders, neuropathy, weakness, gait difficulty, balance problems, spasticity, contracture, difficulty swallowing and...

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Dr. Francis Hornicek Named Chair of Orthopaedics and a Leader at Sylvester

Francis Hornicek, MD, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Hornicek, who completed his residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and began his academic career on the Miller School faculty, has served most recently as chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Los...

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