The Miami DeclarAction in The Lancet The realization of better health for all cannot be achieved without addressing suffering and pain.
The Miami DeclarAction in The Lancet The realization of better health for all cannot be achieved without addressing suffering and pain.

"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

 

The Institute is key at convening and supporting scholarship relevant to the Americas. Following are some of the recent discussions, symposia, research lunches and special presentations sponsored and organized by the institute.

RELEVANT STORIES and Events MIA IN THE NEWS

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Research in Chilean Archives

Doctoral student Maria del Rosario Concha Mendez is spending the summer researching materials in the National Library in Santiago for her dissertation.

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Conducting field research in Belize

Doctoral candidate Adrianne Wilson spent two weeks in Belize researching lane snapper populations.

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US attack on World Health Organization

Claims have hurt efforts to help people around world in acute pain, say palliative care experts

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Human Migration and Health Care Systems

University of Miami President Julio Frenk delivered the keynote address at a symposium on migration, global change, and policy hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas.

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