The Lancet Commission

successfully launched at Parliament in London

The Lancet Commission

successfully launched at Parliament in London
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The Lasting Damage of Depriving a Child of Human Touch

“They were extremely mentally delayed on cognitive tests,” - UM Miller School of Medicine Developmental psychologist Tiffany Field.

The Lasting Damage of Depriving a Child of Human Touch

“They were extremely mentally delayed on cognitive tests,” - UM Miller School of Medicine Developmental psychologist Tiffany Field.

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

Our Flipboard news digest of our core interests as they relate to policy in the Americas: Global Health, Gender Disparity, Social Development, Migration and Human Rights
The lack of global access to pain relief and palliative care throughout the life cycle constitutes a global crisis

Meet our 2018 Field Research Grant recipients

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

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Researchers at UM are collaboratively working to examine the impacts of climate change and find solutions, whether that involves sea level rise, air quality, advances in sustainability, disease migration, and other public health threats.