The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the university has agreed to sell the Nelson Building to the Don J Clark Group for $7 million. The property includes two buildings and a parking lot, and it houses some of UNR’s medical school programs and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
"The more common symptoms of hypothyroidism are fatigue, cold intolerance, weight gain (though not obesity), constipation, menstrual abnormalities and muscle cramps, among others," said Dr. David Howard, an assistant professor in the department of endocrinology at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.
Dr. Fisher graduated from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles, completed her residency in general surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and completed specialized training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.
The 2016 graduating class of the University of Nevada, Reno Medical School celebrated wrapping up years of hard work. Last year there were 279 students enrolled at UNR’s med school, but only two identified as being American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The University of Nevada School of Medicine at UNR received four of the grant awards to expand its Geriatrics program, Family and Community Medicine, Adult/child psychiatric and Internal Medicine programs — a total of $4.1 million.
The university, in conjunction with the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents, has arranged to transition many of the health clinics and graduate medical education programs operated by the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine in Southern Nevada to UNLV’s control.
Dr. John Packham of the [University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine] says they are making progress with doctors and others who are starting to see that preventing chronic disease is good for our quality of life and for controlling health care costs.
A tremendous amount of collaboration among Renown Health, the Nevada System of Higher Education, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, health providers, USDA and other providers went into these applications for a very competitive program; it is terrific to get these results.
To seek a closer alignment of missions and to complement resources, the Nevada Geriatric Education Center (NGEC) came under the direction of the Sanford Center for Aging in July, having previously been under the auspices of the Office of Statewide Initiatives at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.
Along with Dr. John Pennings, Northwest Specialty Hospital also announced the addition of Dr. Cory Richardson as the new director of Foregut Surgery at the new institute. Richardson attended the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno where he completed medical school and general surgery residency.
The move was described as a major development by Dr. Max Coppes, pediatrician-in-chief at Renown Children's Hopsital and the Nell J. Redfield Chair of Pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.