PAW exists to enhance the respect, trust and impact of FIU locally, nationally and globally. This is an annual FIU alumni event.
This premiere event celebrated the tenth anniversary of the founding of the college of medicine at FIU; the Sapphire Celebration also recognized Founding Dean and Senior Vice President for Health Affairs John A. Rock, MD, and the many individuals instrumental in the development of Miami’s only public medical school.
The Women’s Health Initiative Luncheon is part of the college of medicine’s ongoing commitment to elevate community-wide awareness of important health issues and empower the public with access to necessary health information and resources.
The Joan and Harry B. Smith Lecture Series was endowed by the Smiths to highlight key issues affecting the quality of our lives. Lectures feature experts in their respective fields, and previous lecture topics have included nutrition, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and noise abatement.
The Omar Pasalodos, MD, Memorial Lecture is held annually to honor Dr. Pasalodos’ dedication to women’s health care, community outreach, and education. The annual event features a nationally recognized speaker and focuses on issues regarding women’s health care.