News : 2015 : March

Charles Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D., left, and Spencer Eth, M.D.

UM Professors Address Prosecutors Against Gun Violence

Charles Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D., professor and Chairman of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and Spencer Eth, M.D., professor and Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship and Chief of Mental Health, joined members of Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV) last Tuesday for a summit that focused on management of mental illness and gun violence.

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University of Miami to Host Mental Health Summit

In honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month this May, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine will host “STOP the Stigma: A Mental Health Summit” on Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at University of Miami Hospital’s Seminar Center.

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Individuals from across South Florida participate in the advocacy training seminar.

Researchers and Community Groups Train Hispanic Adults in Leadership and Advocacy

The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL), in collaboration with the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA), trained 27 committed individuals from across South Florida on community advocacy tools during a two-day Empowerment and Civic Engagement Training (ECET) seminar held at the Miller School of Medicine on March 10-11.

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