News : 2012

Center for Liver Diseases Screens Dozens for Hepatitis at South Miami Dade Festival

Committed to identifying people who are unaware they have hepatitis B or C, the Miller School’s Center for Liver Diseases, in collaboration with the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation, provided free hepatitis screenings at the Asian Cultural Festival in Homestead in March.

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Hepatitis C Testing for Anyone Born During 1945-1965: New CDC Recommendations

If you were born during 1945-1965, talk to your doctor about getting tested for Hepatitis C. The only way to know if you have Hepatitis C is to get tested. Early detection can save lives.

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Eugene Schiff, M.D., Named First Al-Rashid Chair of Hepatology

Surrounded by friends, colleagues, and University of Miami leadership, Eugene R. Schiff, M.D., became the first holder of the Dr. Nasser Ibrahim Al-Rashid Chair in the Division of Hepatology and the UM Center for Liver Diseases at a May 25 ceremony on the medical campus.

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With Cures on Horizon, Miller School Dedicates Schiff Center for Liver Diseases

For 43 years, hepatologist Eugene R. Schiff, M.D., who like his father before him is one of the world’s leading authorities on liver disease, has led the University’s clinical research aimed at developing improved treatments and cures for hepatitis B, C, and D, cirrhosis, and the entire spectrum of liver and biliary tract disorders.

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