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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Women and Heart Disease: February is Heart Month

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., with someone suffering a heart attack or stroke every 40 seconds. But symptoms can differ between men and women. Symptoms of a heart attack — like the “elephant on the chest” feeling — can be experienced by both…
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Lecture Series Live Broadcast: Making the Right Decisions When it Comes to Your Cardiac Intervention

Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, for the next installment of the 2021 Medical Center Lecture Series. This lecture will take the form of a live broadcast. Speaker David H. Adams, M.D., is the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Professor and System Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Icahn…
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Cannabis & Pain Management: Join the Virtual Broadcast

Couples Night Out at the Medical Center will be going virtual from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, with a presentation called Cannabis & Pain Management by Michelle Weiner, D.O., MPH. Dr. Weiner practices personalized medicine focusing on holistic treatment options to help patients improve their quality of life, decrease their dependency on pharmaceuticals…
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Introducing Neurosurgical Spine Specialist Nancy Epstein, M.D.

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Nancy Epstein, M.D., to the Medical Center’s Visiting Specialists program. Due to COVID-19, she will be offering spine consultations via telemedicine. Dr. Epstein is a Neurosurgical Spine Specialist with over 38 years of experience. She is also Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery at School of Medicine, SUNY…
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Live Broadcast: Stopping Alzheimer’s Disease with Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D.

Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D., will kick off the 2021 Medical Center Lecture Series with important information in neurogenetics aimed at finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. His lecture will be live broadcast at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at https://oceanreef2021.hosted.events/Home Dr. Tanzi started the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund in 2004 with Co-Chairman Jeff Morby, Director Jacqui Morby…
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