News : 2014 : May

Cor Vitae Stroke Award winner Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S., right, with Heart Ball Corporate Chairman Carlos Castresana of Wells Fargo.

Dr. Ralph L. Sacco Receives Cor Vitae Stroke Award from American Heart Association

The American Heart Association has presented its prestigious Cor Vitae Stroke Award to Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S., professor and Olemberg Chair of Neurology. Sacco received the award at the AHA’s 2014 Miami Heart & Stroke Ball, held May 17 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. UHealth was a Platinum Sponsor of the event.

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Gregory Bossart, V.M.D., Ph.D., presents “Marine Mammals as Sentinels for Ocean and Human Health.”

Record Turnout for Pathology Grand Rounds By Marine Mammal Expert

The Department of Pathology, in conjunction with the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), hosted a special Grand Rounds by marine mammal expert and pathologist Gregory Bossart, V.M.D., Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Animal Health, Research, and Conservation and Chief Veterinary Officer at Georgia Aquarium.

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Norman H. Altman, V.M.D.

Dr. Norman H. Altman Named New Miller School Ombudsperson

Norman H. Altman, V.M.D., professor of pathology and Director of the Division of Comparative Pathology, has been appointed the new Miller School ombudsperson. He succeeds Richard J. Thurer, M.D., the B. and Donald Carlin Professor of Thoracic Surgical Oncology (emeritus), who was named the School’s first ombudsperson when the office was created in 2010.

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