News at MCOR

Lecture Series: The Future of Healthcare is Here

Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, for our final lecture of the 2021 Medical Center Lecture Series, presented by Dr. Ranya Habash, Medical Director of Technology Innovation and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami Health System’s Bascom Palmer Institute. Dr. Habash will speak about how technology and clinical insight…
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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

Parkinson’s disease affects approximately one million people in the U.S. and six million worldwide. It’s believed to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The loss of dopaminergic neurons in the area of the brain called the substantia nigra is the main finding in Parkinson’s disease. Environmental risk factors associated with Parkinson’s…
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Lecture Series: The Future of Neuroscience

Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, for the latest lecture in our 2021 Lecture Series: A live broadcast with Michael McDermott. M.D., neurosurgeon and Chief Medical Executive at Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute. Tuesday evening’s lecture is entitled “Neurosurgery, Neuroscience and the Future at Miami Neuroscience Center of Excellence.” Click here to…
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2021 Fun-Raiser: In the Record Books

The 39th-Annual Fun-Raiser is history! Picture-perfect weather cooperated for this year’s sporting events of golf, tennis and pickleball, and provided the perfect setting for our three lucky, cash-prize raffle winners. And the raffle was a winner too! This year’s raffle raised the highest amount ever, breaking the $200,000 mark! We want to give a big…
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Spring Has Sprung — Along with Seasonal Rhinitis

Seasonal Rhinitis is another term for hay fever or seasonal allergies. Late winter and early spring are the time of year when everything comes into bloom in Florida and pollen is high. The Weather Channel app for Android and Apple has a section called Allergy Forecast that reports the pollen outlook along with a breakdown…
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Fun-Raiser: Just a Year Shy of 40!

If you haven’t purchased a raffle ticket for a chance to win up to $10,000, or you haven’t signed up for any of the sporting events, now is the time! Next week is the Medical Center’s 39th-annual Fun-Raiser with tennis and pickleball on Tuesday and 9- and 18-hole golf on Wednesday. Your participation supports not…
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Lecture Series: Aggressive Skin Cancer

This lecture will be live broadcast at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 9. Click here to go to the live broadcast. Please join us at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, for our next lecture, “By the Skin of Your Teeth: Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Aggressive Skin Cancer.” This latest installment in our 2021 Lecture Series…
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Announcing: The Reimagined Boutique D’ Reef!

Boutique D’ Reef plays an important role for the Medical Center’s fund-raising efforts, and while this is an unusual year for everything and everyone, the tradition — now in its 31st year — will continue on a smaller scale with some fabulous shopping opportunities. From Feb. 28 through March 24, seven alternating Boutique vendors will…
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I’m Vaccinated. Now What?

Thanks to the Medical Center’s quick response to obtaining the COVID-19 vaccine and the support of so many community volunteers, most people have or will soon receive their second vaccinations. The anxious feeling we’ve all endured for over a year is slowly fading, but vigilance is still needed. As of Feb. 9, the Centers for…
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Physical Therapy is Growing

The Medical Center’s Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Department is pleased to introduce Adriana Gonzalez. She joins seasoned co-workers Miguel Gonzalez, PTA, Department Supervisor (no relation to Adriana); and Meagan Starnes, DPT. Adriana earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Florida International University. Some of her previous hands-on training was performed at Baptist Hospital acute…
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