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From left, patient Leon Jalfon with Ben Riestra, chief administrative officer of the Lennar Center.

Playing His Way Back to Health

Several weeks ago, patients and employees at the new Lennar Foundation Medical Center in Coral Gables began to notice classical music filling the front of the building. Someone was playing the piano in the building’s lobby — Chopin, specifically — and the music was rising up through the atrium to the floors above. The pianist turned out to be Leon Jalfon, a 20-year-old patient at the Lennar Center, who, upon seeing the Steinwa

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From left, Joshua D. Lenchus, D.O., with Brett Scotch, D.O., President of the Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Society.

Dr. Joshua D. Lenchus Receives Osteopathic Medical Society’s Achievement Award

Joshua D. Lenchus, D.O., associate professor of clinical medicine, anesthesiology and radiology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, received the annual President’s Achievement Award from the Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Society. Lenchus was presented the award at the December board meeting of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association.

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From left, Michael Barron, M.D., FAHA, Becker's Hospital Review Publisher Scott Becker, J.D., CPA, and Nazanin Tondravi, J.D., M.P.H.

UHealth Executives Serve as Conference Reviewers at Elite Health Care Roundtable

Two executives from UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, Michael Barron, M.D., FAHA, Chief Medical Officer, and Nazanin Tondravi, J.D., M.P.H., Associate Director for Regulatory Compliance, served as conference reviewers at Becker’s Hospital Review’s 5th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable in Chicago.

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David A. Lubarsky, M.D., M.B.A.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Cites Miller School Anesthesiologist in New Death Penalty Book

In his new book, Against the Death Penalty, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer relies on both the research and the expert scientific testimony on lethal injections by David A. Lubarsky, M.D., M.B.A., Emanuel M. Papper Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management.

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Richard R. McNeer, M.D., Ph.D.

Miller School Selected for Study on Improving Performance of Medical Alarms

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has been selected as a research site to help develop the next international standard for medical alarms as part of a project funded by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).

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