The Institute is key at convening and supporting scholarship relevant to the Americas. Following are some of the recent discussions, symposia, research lunches and special presentations sponsored and organized by the institute.

"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

RELEVANT STORIES and Events MIA IN THE NEWS

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Letal, reabrir sin pruebas ni cubrebocas: experta

Pandemia está lejos de ser dominada; en América Latina va un pleno aumento; medios y sociedad civil deben dar mensajes claros y precisos.

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COVID-19 is ravaging Latin America

In a virtual seminar hosted Wednesday by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, participants presented projections for deaths in the region.

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COVID-19 Observatory: Bungled response compounds misery in Brazil

The initiative has been tracking public health policy response data to determine how swift or lax implementation of mitigation efforts have impacted the spread of the virus in Latin American countries.

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Course explores global health and disparities during the pandemic

Students enrolled in a public health class will examine how countries reacted, or failed to react, to COVID-19 to protect their residents.

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