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Dr. Murray Epstein

Dr. Murray Epstein

COVID-19 Alert: Heart and Kidney Patients Should Keep Taking Their Medicines

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, inaccurate medical information has flooded social media and other channels. One potentially lethal example is that patients who take renin-angiotensin system (RAS) blockers, particularly angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockers (ARBs), may be more susceptible to the virus.

However, in an article published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, Murray Epstein, M.D., emeritus professor of medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and colleagues warn there is little credible or consistent evidence to back up this concern. Equally important, foregoing these important medications would dramatically increase health risks for hundreds of millions of patients with hypertension, congestive heart failure, and chronic kidney disease.

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BOL Pharma’s center for growing medicinal cannabinoid.

Miller School Collaborates with BOL Pharma to Pioneer Research on Using CBD to Treat Concussion

One of the few manufacturers in the world that meets the high-quality research standards in the U.S. and Europe for medicinal cannabinoid (CBD) is collaborating with University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers, providing the company’s product for groundbreaking studies.

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Dr. Sylvia Daunert, center, with colleagues in her lab.

University of Miami to Develop COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test in Collaboration with Heat Biologics

Biomedical researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are developing a COVID-19 point-of-care diagnostic test in collaboration with biopharmaceutical company Heat Biologics, Inc.

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Emilie Fowler was accepted into a dermatology residency at UCLA.

Miller School Students Celebrate Match Day with Families and Friends

Natalia Parra was nervous about where she would be placed for an obstetrics-gynecology residency after earning her medical degree at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. “This is the next step in my career, and all my studies have led to this point,” she said, before learning she would be going to New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center in New York.

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Dr. Nestor Villamizar (left) and Dr. Dao Nguyen.

Survival after Lung Cancer Surgery Similar in Comparison of Segmentectomy with Lobectomy

Traditionally, many surgeons performing a segmentectomy to remove a limited portion of the lung affected by cancer will switch to a lobectomy – removal of an entire lobe of the lung – during surgery if nearby lymph nodes also test positive for cancer.

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Researchers Take Another Step Toward Healing Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers

Building on their previous success, Marjana Tomic-Canic, Ph.D., and colleagues report molecular and genetic discoveries that could further the potential to transform chronic venous leg ulcers into normally healing wounds.

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Monroe Park Campus

1300 W. Broad St., Suite 2200
Phone: (804) 828-8828
Fax: (804) 828-1093

SPECIAL HOURS DURING SPRING 2020
Starts Monday, March 23, 2020
MONDAY – FRIDAY: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Regular Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Summer & Semester Break Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


MCV Campus

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Phone: (804) 828-9220
Fax: (804) 828-3181

CLOSED beginning Monday, March 23, 2020

Regular Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Summer & Semester Break Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Pharmacy (Monroe Park Campus)

SPECIAL HOURS DURING SPRING 2020
Starts Monday, March 23, 2020
MONDAY – FRIDAY: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Regular Hours
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – noon, 1-5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – noon, 1-5 p.m.

Summer & Semester Break Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) FAQs

Please view this FAQ page for information related to the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

New Clinic Hours & Closures

Beginning Monday, March 23, only the Monroe Park Campus clinic (804-828-8828) will be open.  Clinic hours will change to 10am – 3pm, Monday – Friday.

Walk-in immunization hours have been cancelled at this time.

Immunizations During COVID-19

Please do not come to clinic or go to your primary care provider for immunizations during COVID-19.  Well persons should stay home and practice social distancing.  Once the situation has improved, email notifications will be sent to students with missing immunization requirements.   

Student Health FAQs

University Student Health Services is a nationally accredited health care provider that offers primary care services to VCU students.  Two clinics are located on the Monroe Park and MCV campuses.  Appointments are required and may be scheduled by phone or through the Student Health Web Portal.  If you have an urgent medical need, call Student Health directly for assistance.

Who is eligible to use Student Health?  All VCU students who have paid the semester health fee may be seen at Student Health.  No health fee is required to use the Student Health Pharmacy or Immunization Services.

What does the health fee cover?  There are no co-pays for office visits once the health fee is billed each semester.  The health fee does NOT cover prescriptions, referrals, some laboratory services, imaging tests, emergency room visits, etc.  

What about health insurance?  Student Health does not accept health insurance, so any additional clinic fees are self-pay. However, we strongly recommend that all students obtain health insurance to cover medical costs not included in the health fee.  If you are uninsured, check to see if you are eligible for Medicaid or consider purchasing a health insurance policy through the Marketplace.

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There are some medicines that, when not disposed of correctly, can pose vital risks. The College requires all prospective medical college students be immunised towards certain infectious ailments to satisfy well being and security requirements required to work with patients. IU College of Medicine is the biggest medical faculty in the United States.

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Talks from researchers who’ve dedicated their lives and careers to understanding cancer – and possibly, sometime, ending it. The Faculty of Medicine is a major international centre for instructing and research, and committed to the pursuit of improved human well being.

IU Faculty of Medicine is the biggest medical school in the US and is yearly ranked among the many prime medical faculties in the nation by US News & World Report. I had a similar kidney infection over 10 years ago (in middle faculty) so I did not tell anybody about my uti symptoms till I threw up at school one day after 2 weeks of ache.…

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