"The University of Miami leverages its unique geographic advantage to forge research, academic exchange, and innovation-driven partnerships that improve the quality of life throughout the Americas. Having an institute that is devoted to the advanced study of the Americas continues our great tradition of collaboration among students and scholars throughout the hemisphere and positions the University as a force for integration throughout the world.“


JULIO FRENK
President, University of Miami
Former Minister of Health, Mexico

Scholars across and outside UM share ongoing research relevant to Latin America and the Caribbean
The lack of global access to pain relief and palliative care throughout the life cycle constitutes a global crisis

Academic reviews with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean presented by the institute's distinguished fellows

A space where leading scholars, scientists, policymakers and practitioners offer their perspectives

RELEVANT SCHOLARSHIP CONVENING AND INCUBATING

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A Global Pain Crisis

A major Lancet Commission report finds almost 26 million people die suffering

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Millions die suffering amid global opioid crisis

Nearly 26 million people around the world die each year with serious suffering

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The Danger of the Status Quo

Partners in Health co-founder Dr Jim Yong Kim shared insights on global health and lessons learned during Q&A session at UM's Cosford Cinema

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Fellowships and grants for incubating research

Three distinguished graduate fellows have been appointed for the 2017-2018 academic year

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