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From left, Alexander Ocampo Tuazon, M.D., M.D.E., with Andrew R. Colin, M.D.

Dr. Andrew Colin Receives President’s Award of the International Congress of Pediatric Pulmonology

Andrew Colin, M.D., Batchelor Professor of Cystic Fibrosis and Pediatric Pulmonology and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, was honored in June with the President’s Award of the International Congress of Pediatric Pulmonology (CIPP). The award recognizes his exceptional contributions to his field and its worldwide reach.

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40th Anniversary Miami Neonatology 2016 Open for Registration

Miami Neonatology 2016, to be held this year from Sunday, November 6, through Tuesday, November 8, at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, is now open for registration. The conference strives to provide medical professionals with comprehensive knowledge of the leading trends and best practices in neonatology.

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UM faculty Alex Moreno, M.P.H. (far left), Kele Marcia Stewart, J.D., Bernard Perlmutter, J.D., and Robert Latham, J.D. (fourth, fifth and sixth from left), with members of the Ukrainian delegation.

Ukrainian Delegation Studies Miller School’s STD/HIV Prevention Program

A delegation of Ukrainian professionals recently learned how a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine program is helping to reduce the spread of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV infections in Miami-Dade County.

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Holtz Children’s Hospital is one of the best in America.

UM/Jackson’s Holtz Children’s Hospital Ranks Among the Nation’s Top Children’s Hospitals

Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center is among the nation’s top children’s hospitals, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Published online on June 21, the rankings feature the top 50 hospitals in each of 10 pediatric specialties.

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Symphony Melody Edgecomb, held by her mother, Nicole Hannah.

UHealth Surgeons Perform Lifesaving Heart Surgery on Newborn Still Attached to Mother’s Placenta

The family of a 4-month-old infant took their baby home from Holtz Children’s Hospital at Jackson Memorial after UHealth – University of Miami Health System surgeons performed a life-saving surgery while the baby was still attached to her mother’s placenta. Doctors removed a plum-sized tumor covering the heart of Symphony Melody Edgecomb and crushing her lungs — all before completing a cesarean section to deliver the baby.

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