News : 2012

From left are, Joycelyn Lawrence, M.D., Sheeka Lawkin, RN, and Catherine F. Penrod, CEO of Switchboard Miami.

Family Medicine's School Health Initiative Receives All Star Award for Innovation

The Miller School’s Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation School Health Initiative took home the All Star Non-Profit Award for Innovation at Switchboard Miami’s inaugural awards luncheon, held November 9 at Jungle Island to recognize and celebrate the vital work of non-profits in our community.

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Appearing on the robot monitor, Antonio Marttos, M.D., guides a Brazilian medical team through a training exercise at the Ryder Trauma Center.

Trauma Telemedicine Team Trains Brazil for World Cup and Olympics

Led by Antonio Marttos, M.D., the Trauma Telemedicine team of the William Lehman Injury Research Center at UM/Jackson Ryder Trauma Center is training Brazilian medical officials to establish an integrated trauma system for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

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Appearing on the robot monitor  from the London Olympics, Antonio Marttos, M.D., guides a mock demonstration of the Ryder Trauma Center’s telemedicine capabilities.

UM Partners with Brazilian Olympic Committee to Bring Telemedicine to Olympians in London

The Miller School’s William Lehman Injury Research Center is collaborating with the Brazilian Olympic Committee on an innovative telemedicine project that is providing state-of-the-art health care to Brazilian athletes at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The pilot program is assisting in monitoring health and key performance indicators of Brazilian Olympians as they compete in London.

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