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Dr. Phillip and Patricia Frost put on new lab coats with the logo of the Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery

School Celebrates Naming of the Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery

After slipping on crisp, new white lab coats, Dr. Phillip and Patricia Frost formally launched a new era for the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine’s prestigious Department of Dermatology.

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Standing, from left, William H. Eaglstein, M.D., Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, Julio Frenk, M.D., Ph.D., MPH, and Robert Kirsner, M.D., Ph.D. Seated, Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D.

Pioneer in Wound Healing Honored at Dedication of William H. Eaglstein, M.D. Endowed Chair

At a ceremony honoring two of the world’s renowned researchers in wound healing, Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D., became the holder of the William H. Eaglstein, M.D. Endowed Chair in Wound Healing.

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Pictured, from left, are Dr. Henri Ford, dean of the Miller School; President Julio Frenk; Dr. Phillip Frost; Patricia Frost; Dr. Robert S. Kirsner, chair of the dermatology department; and Jeffrey Duerk, executive vice president of academic affairs and provost.

Dr. Phillip Frost Tribute Video

During an event at the Miller School of Medicine Wednesday, the University of Miami celebrated the naming of the Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery in honor of the renowned South Florida philanthropist, who established a $10 million endowment at the department. This tribute video is dedicated to Dr. Phillip Frost and his legacy as a Dermatology icon.

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Register Now for SunSmart 5K on Sunday, March 10

Thursday, March 7, at 4 p.m., is the deadline for pre-registration for early race-packet pickup for the 10th annual SunSmart 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk, which will be held on Sunday, March 10, at 7:30 a.m., in Bill Baggs Park on Key Biscayne. It will celebrate skin and heart health by supporting skin cancer research and helping to make AEDs available in public and private places in Miami.

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Miller School of Medicine Sets New Record in NIH Research Grant Funding

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received a record $133.5 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health in Federal Fiscal Year 2018 — a $12.8 million increase over the school’s FFY 2017 total, raising the school another point to No. 40 of 147 institutions in the national rankings.

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