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UNR student outreach clinics are coming up

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinics for this month have been announced for the following dates: a women's clinic will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 21, and a general clinic will be from 8 a.m. to noon on Sept. 26.



White Coat Ceremony Class 2013

• FLICKR

First-year medical students, from left to right, Tessa Schwering, Jamie Botehlo, Kira Brooks, Katrina Cabradilla and Matthew Caley, at the White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2013 at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Newest Health Center Fills a Need

• LasVegasSun.com

The health center’s attending physicians will be residents from University of Nevada School of Medicine, one of the initiative’s key sponsors.


Nevada Newsmakers

• KVBC News

"If we are now in the mid forties on a lot of indicators, among all the states, we probably at risk going farther down towards the 50 position." - Dean Ole Thienhaus of the University of Nevada School of Medicine on the fact that Nevada will be going backwards in terms of having sufficient licensed physicians by 2013.


Nevada News Makers

• KRNV News

Guests: Preparing the Physician Work Force: Dr. Ole Thienhaus, Dean of University of Nevada School of Medicine and Mitchell Forman, Dean of Medicine - Touro University Nevada (Scroll down to Sept. 9 program listing)



Locals react to President Obama's health care speech

• RGJ.com

"We’re just getting started,” predicted John Packham, director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. (This article also appeared in the RGJ under the headline “Nevadans say Obama speech not likely to quell debate” on Sept. 10)


Free clinics offered by Nevada med students

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinics offer free service for Washoe County's medically underserved population.


Health Care Reform in the Balance

• RGJ.com

John Packham, Ph.D. is director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He is the immediate past president of the Nevada Public Health Association.


New Studies Examine Bioavailability and Low Irritancy Potential of a Fixed Combination Clindamycin Phosphate (1.2%) and Low Concentration (2.5%) Benzoyl Peroxide Gel for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Acne Vulgaris

• Business Wire

“Based on available data, Acanya Gel delivers levels of BPO into the skin comparable to the commercially available clindamycin-5% BPO gel products,” said one of the study’s authors, Dr. James Q. Del Rosso, Clinical Associate Professor (Dermatology) at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas and Director of the Dermatology Residency Program at Valley Hospital Medical Center, Las Vegas.


Alexandra Moss, Jonathan Bardin

• New York Times

His father, a retired vascular surgeon, is an adjunct clinical professor of physiology and cell biology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Dr. William P. Gruzenski

• Bio-Medicine.org

Professor of Pharmacology Dr. Iain L.O. Buxton at the University of Nevada School of Medicine has completed an accuracy validation study of the CSI Blood Pressure Health System.


Garridos plead not guilty in Jaycee Lee Dugard kidnapping

• KRNV Ch. 4

Dr. Ole Thienhaus, Dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, has dealt with similar cases in his career as a psychiatrist. (Scroll right on the video thumbnail clips to find Dr. Thienhaus. Thumbnails may take a minute to load.)


Nevada Faces Family Doctor Shortage

• KTVN News 2

After a few years as chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. Daniel Spogen's encouraging more students to become primary care doctors - up from one his first year, to 18 last year.



Medical students reach out to uninsured Nevadans

• KVNV Ch. 4

Students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine are targeting the community's uninsured population through their free Student Outreach Clinic.


Dr. William P. Gruzenski

• CitizensVoice.com

In addition, Dr. Gruzenski held several teaching positions, including supervisor of research at the Texas Research Institute, and professorships at University of Nevada School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, McGill University, University of Utah School of Medicine, and Idaho State University.


Mother charged in daughter's murder

• Sierra Sun

Kathleen M. Mahon is a clinical professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine school and has been a practicing doctor for 49 years. She said 90 percent of her time is spent with children during her 40-hours of hospital work per week.


Nonprofit organizations start youth health clinic

• Stephens Medica Group

Lord of Host Community Center provides the space; Nevada Youth Alliance's Neighbor-to-Neighbor program writes grants; and the University of Nevada School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics provides Barangan and medical students who treat patients.


Ask the Doctor: Obesity and Diabetes

• KTVN Ch. 2

Dr. Evan Klass, an endocrinologist with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, discusses the relationship between diabetes and obesity.


HEALTH CARE OVERHAUL: Physicians urged to speak out on health-care reform

• LV Review-Journal.com

Chudacoff, a former professor at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and an acknowledged expert nationally in minimally invasive surgery, became a faculty member with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, highlighting in a 2008 e-mail to his department chairman what he felt were "weaknesses in the training of residents" at University Medical Center.


Free Clinics Sept

• KTVN News 2

The University of Nevada School of Medicine welcomes the medical school Class of 2013.