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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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From left, Panagiota V. Caralis, M.D., J.D.; Jane Wells, executive director of 3 Generations; Deborah Korge, executive director of the Women’s Fund Miami-Dade; JoNell Potter, Ph.D.; and Kristi Nunez, assistant state attorney.

Faculty Honored for Serving Survivors of Human Trafficking

JoNell Potter, Ph.D., professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and Panagiota V. Caralis, M.D., J.D., professor of medicine, have received the Malone Prize for Law Enforcement Vision and Leadership for their work providing services for survivors of human trafficking.

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From left, Hilit F. Mechaber, M.D., Nanette Vega, M.A., Ivette Motola, M.D., M.P.H., and Stephen Symes, M.D.

Honoring Women in Academic Medicine and Their Achievements

Women in Academic Medicine, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Committee of Interns and Residents at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine hosted the annual Evening of Fellowship on January 23, honoring recent successes and achievements of the Miller School’s women faculty. The event began with networking among attendees from various departments, including many chairs and center directors.

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