Omar Nelson, Ph.D., running in the Fitbit Miami Marathon.

Sylvester Researcher Runs to Fight Cancer and Bring Communities Together

Omar Nelson, Ph.D., was giving it his all — “you always save something for the end” — as he crossed the finish line at the Fitbit Miami Marathon on Sunday, January 28. Still, he had good reason to be tired. He had not only completed the grueling 26.2-mile run, but also the 13.1-mile half marathon earlier in the morning — 39.3 miles total. He was the first person ever to run both races back to back.

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Attendees at the 41st International Miami Neonatology Conference.

41st Neonatology Conference Draws Global Audience of Pediatric Professionals

Medical professionals from all over the world who care for critically ill newborn infants gathered in November at the Loews Miami Beach for the 41st International Miami Neonatology Conference, sponsored by the Miller School of Medicine and presented by the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of Neonatology.

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Medical campus update: Hurricane Irma

The latest on Hurricane Irma and how it is affecting the medical campus.

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From left, Jackson resident Danielle Kramer, M.D., Carmen Tudela, M.D., Maternal Fetal Medicine at Jackson, Salih Yasin, M.D. (holding baby Janelle), Joy Miller and John Dorvil.

UHealth Doctors Save Mother and Unborn Baby after Life-Threatening Uterus Rupture

In the last week of April, the 33-year-old mom, who is a patient care tech at Jackson Memorial Long Term Care, started feeling unusual movements and kicks from her unborn baby.

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Clockwise from top left, Unzila Nayeri, M.D., Michael E. Ivan, M.D., neurosurgery resident Roberto Perez Roman, M.D., Maria Emilse Munoz Pena with baby Santino Michar Pena, and father Michar Pena.

UHealth Surgeons at Jackson Remove Two Brain Tumors from Pregnant Woman

A Florida mother is thanking University of Miami Health System doctors after they removed two benign brain tumors strangling her optic nerves and restored her sight – all while she was six months pregnant.

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