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School of Medicine in the News

Public Invited to Support Women in Medicine

• Sparks Tribune

The public is invited to attend the American Medical Women’s Association dessert social and fundraiser on Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the University of Nevada, Reno Joe Crowley Student Union Ballroom.



Nevada Medical Students Study more than Science

• RGJ.com

Marin Gillis, Director of Medical Humanities and Ethics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, designed the program, which is one of the standards for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs.


NV Issues

• MyNews4.com

UNLV Health System experts advocates for interdepartmental collaboration 1st video segment.


UNR Gets $10 Million for Medical Teaching Center

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Plans call for the University of Nevada School of Medicine to expand to a total enrollment of 400 medical students and the Orvis School of Nursing to 300 students.


Suffering For Their Art

• LV Review-Journal

Dr. Robert C. Wang, chief of ear, nose and throat surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, adds that Las Vegas' low humidity, compounded by heating and air conditioning—which can dry out the lining of the vocal cords, affecting their ability to vibrate—also is a contributor.


Where does your physician stand on reform?

• 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.


Former presidential adviser speaker at UNR banquet

• RGJ.com

Dr. Atul Gawande, a former senior health policy adviser to President Clinton and proponent of health care reform, will be the keynote speaker Thursday at the 28th annual University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Banquet.


School of Medicine to offer women's health clinic

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinics will offer a women's health clinic from 6 to 9 p.m. today and a general health clinic from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.


Death Panels and Blues Festivals

• KNPR

We ask those questions of Dr. Lisa Marie Lyons of Nathan Adelson Hospice and Dr. Misti Song of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Regents approve loan, extend athletic director’s contract

• Nevada SageBrush

The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents voted to allow the University of Nevada School of Medicine to seek an $11.2 million commercial loan to fund a medical education learning lab to be built on campus at their meeting Thursday.



Student Clubs and Organizations: The heartbeat of the University

• Nevada Silver and Blue

In addition, the University of Nevada School of Medicine hosts student organizations including the Student Outreach Clinic, which has been operating a public clinic committed to providing free, quality medical care to the uninsured since 1966.


Dr. Do Good, A dose of public service by medical professionals is just what the doctor ordered

• Las Vegas City Life

In addition, the city is working with the University of Nevada School of Medicine to open three community health centers in neglected neighborhoods.



Board of Regents to Hold Semester's First Meeting

• Nevada Sagebrush

The agenda also lists a contract extension for Cary Groth, UNR’s athletic director; a request for a loan by the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the sale of a property on Evans Street owned by the university.


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.