Monthly Archives: August 2016
Liver disease has emerged as a major cause of morbidity and mortality in individuals infected with HIV, including those infected with HBV and HCV. The HIV & Liver Disease 2016 conference is designed to address the increasingly prevalent clinical issues and challenges associated with HIV and liver disease,
U.Miami School of Medicine Awarded $2.5 Million Dollar NIH Award with Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D. to help South Florida Community.
A team of Miller school specialists including Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Schiff Center for Liver Diseases and Miami CTSI KL2 Scholar, Daniel Sussman, associate professor of clinical medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, and Sonjia Kenya, Ed.D., M.S., M.A., assistant research professor of medicine, Director of Community Health Programs at Sylvester’s Jay Weiss Institute for Health Equity, and Education and Research Officer at the Miller School’s Office of Diversity and Multiculturalism, have developed the multi-modal strategy for the early detection and prevention of four health priority conditions: Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), colorectal cancer, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and cervical cancer.
Dr. Schiff, Leonard Miller Professor of Medicine, Dr. Nasser Ibrahim Al-Rashid chair in the Division of Hepatology, the director of the Schiff Center for Liver Diseases, and the director of the Hepatology Research Laboratory at the Miller School of Medicine, received the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award, presented by Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.