News : 2010

Keyvan Nouri, M.D.

Dr. Keyvan Nouri Receives Statewide Recognition

Keyvan Nouri, M.D., professor of dermatology and cutaneous surgery, chief of dermatology at Sylvester/UMHC and director of the MOHS/Laser Center at Sylvester, has been named the 2010 Surgeon of the Year by the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons. The award was bestowed during the organization’s annual meeting in Orlando last month.

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Robert Kirsner, M.D., Ph.D., and Panta Rouhani, M.D., Ph.D., M.P. H.

Minorities in Florida have Different Melanoma Rates Compared to National Trends

Miller School researchers have found that melanoma rates among minorities in Florida differ from national trends. Scientists discovered higher incidence rates among Hispanic men and non-Hispanic black women, but lower rates among Hispanic women. The results are published in the July issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the Journal of the American Medical Association/Archives journals.

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James Grichnik, M.D., Ph.D, inputs data for a UHealth patient.

Electronic Medical Records System - UChart - Launches in UHealth Clinics

With a flurry of activity and an abundance of support and anticipation, UHealth – the University of Miami Health System catapulted itself into the electronic realm of health care records with the launch of UChart today. Six clinical care offices began offering MyUHealthChart, a secure online portal for patients to access their medical records from anywhere, at their convenience.

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Dean Goldschmidt and Sebastian give the “U” at the SunSmart Sprint. Photo courtesy: Osmer Arauz of WildSide Online Inc.

SunSmart 5K Run/Walk for Melanoma Awareness Draws Hundreds of People

More than 200 participants turned out for the third annual SunSmart Sprint 5K Run/Walk for Melanoma Awareness on Saturday, May 1. Runners and walkers gathered at Crandon Park on Key Biscayne for the 7 a.m. race, which raised an estimated $8,000 for the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery to research and develop more treatment options for skin cancer patients.

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