Media Coverage on Appointment of Dr. Julio Frenk

From UM News

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 14, 2015) — Dr. Julio Frenk, current dean of faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Mexico’s former minister of health, on Monday was named the sixth president of the University of Miami.

The following are excerpts of media coverage of his appointment.

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Miami Herald: Harvard health dean Julio Frenk picked as new UM president

Julio Frenk, the newly anointed president of the University of Miami, is a world authority on public health. He holds a medical degree and a Ph.D. and has been a dean at Harvard and minister of health in his native Mexico, where he launched a program that brought healthcare coverage to millions of people.
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Miami Hurricane: Harvard dean Julio Frenk named new University of Miami president

After a six-month global search, Dr. Julio Frenk, dean of faculty at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, has been confirmed as the next president of the University of Miami.
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Associated Press: University of Miami names Julio Frenk as new president

Julio Frenk, a former health minister in Mexico and a dean who helped quadruple fundraising at Harvard University during his tenure there, was tapped Monday as the next president of the University of Miami.
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Inside Higher Ed: Harvard Dean Will Become Next President of U. of Miami

The University of Miami announced Monday that its next president will be Julio Frenk, the dean of Harvard University's public health school and the former minister of health in Mexico.
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The Chronicle of Higher Education: U. of Miami Names Harvard Dean as Its Next President

Dr. Frenk, 61, served as Mexico’s Minister of Health from 2000 to 2006. In its announcement of Dr. Frenk’s appointment, the University of Miami credited him with greatly expanding fund raising for Harvard’s public-health school, where he served as dean for six years.
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Sun-Sentinel: Next UM president Dr. Julio Frenk set to meet with coaches

Minutes after being introduced as the new president of the University of Miami, Harvard dean Dr. Julio Frenk was asked about his vision for the school — outside of a national championship for the Hurricanes football team.
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The Harvard Crimson: School of Public Health Dean To Depart for University of Miami

In the midst of Harvard’s ongoing capital campaign, Frenk oversaw the School of Public Health when it secured the largest gift in the University’s history—a $350 million gift that led to the school’s renaming in honor of the father of donor and billionaire Gerald L. Chan.
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Univision: El mexicano Julio Frenk será el nuevo rector de la Universidad de Miami

El mexicano Julio Frenk, decano de la Universidad de Harvad y exsecretario de Salud de México, será el nuevo rector de la Universidad de Miami (UM), en sustitución de Donna E. Shalala, informó la institución académica.
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Fox News: Harvard's Julio Frenk named as University of Miami president; is a former official in Mexico

Julio Frenk, a former health minister in Mexico and a dean who helped quadruple fundraising at Harvard during his recent tenure there, was tapped Monday as the next president of the University of Miami.








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