News : 2013

Demonstrating the mobile clinic's new telemedicine capabilities, Dr. Lisa Gwynn, center, consults with Dr. Anne Burdick, on the video screen, as patient Anya Marie Williams, 15, seated, and her mom Kerrah Williams watch.

UM, Children’s Health Fund and Verizon Foundation Transform Pediatric Mobile Care

When Hurricane Andrew ravaged south Miami-Dade County in 1992, UM’s medical school and the national Children’s Health Fund teamed up to bring mobile healthcare to children living amid the ruins. Now, thanks to a new partnership with the Verizon Foundation, their “doctor’s office on wheels” is bringing the expertise of the entire UHealth system to disadvantaged children across Miami-Dade County.

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