News : 2011

As a radio reporter records, Arthur Fournier, M.D., right, Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, Joycelyn Lawrence, M.D., and Anne Burdick, M.D., M.B.A., talk to nurses in another school clinic.

UM School Health Initiative Receives Federal Grant for Expansion

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has received a $454,500 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation School Health Initiative. The funding is part of last year’s federal health care overhaul to build new school clinics and expand health care into areas with high numbers of uninsured families.

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Scott Simmons, M.S., and Anne Burdick, M.D.

UM TeleHealth Provides Remote Dermatology to Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is contracting with TeleHealth at UHealth-University of Miami Health System for teledermatology services for employees based on cruise ships at sea. Physicians on board Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises will transmit dermatology images and information from ships across the cruise line’s fleet to dermatologists at the Miller School.

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