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School of Medicine adds "Reno" to its name

• Nevada Today

At its meeting this morning, the Health Sciences Committee of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents accepted the School of Medicine's request to formally change its name to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2016.


School of Medicine adds "Reno" to its name

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

At its meeting Friday morning, the Health Sciences Committee of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents accepted the School of Medicine’s request to formally change its name to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2016.



UNR professors

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Yan, a professor of physiology and cell biology, established his lab at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 2004. His research addresses the molecular mechanism of reproduction and fertility control.


The Notes: June 5-12

• Vegas, Inc.

The MountainView Hospital/University of Nevada School of Medicine General Surgery Residency Program will have 28 positions. Surgery residents, post-graduate years 1-4, have an anticipated start date of June 27.



Around the State: June 2016

• Nevada Business magazine

Last month, the University of Nevada School of Medicine held commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2016 in the Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Building Healthcare in Southern Nevada with the Clark County Medical Society

• Nevada Business magazine

When graduates of existing medical schools – University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, and Touro University, as well as the new schools, UNLV School of Medicine and Roseman University of Health Sciences – will be able to do their training in Nevada, we’ll have a better shot at keeping bright, young, talented doctors in state.


Truckee, North Tahoe students participate in cadaver surgery at UNR

• Sierra Sun/North Lake Tahoe Bonanza

Roughly 30 Truckee and North Tahoe High School students recently experienced what it would be like to work as an orthopedic surgeon with the help of University of Nevada School of Medicine and Tahoe Forest Health System.



Rheumatology & Other Medical Residents Have High Risk of Depression

• The Rheumatologist

Dr. Mata agrees with Thomas L. Schwenk, MD, of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, who penned an accompanying editorial in JAMA titled “Resident Depression: The Tip of a Graduate Medical Education Iceberg,” which gave three possible solutions to the increased risk for depression among doctors in training.


People

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Julie Thomas has been named academic coordinator for the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s physician assistant program.





Health Watch: Mojave Mental Health

• KUNR

From medication and therapy to case management and day treatment for adults, the organization offers care for a variety of situations. Trish Romo-Macaluso took some time to go over some background on the facility and what kinds of services are available there. Leading this discussion is Anne McMillin of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Bill Boyd’s passion for hometown burns bright as ever

• Las Vegas Sun

“It was very expensive for students from Nevada to enroll in school out of state, places like Utah,” said Boyd, who sought to open an institution of higher learning in Las Vegas as a complement to the University of Nevada School of Medicine at the UNR.







Ask the Doctor: Warning Signs of Stroke

• KTVN Ch. 2

Dr. Ivan Lopez is the Medical Director at Renown Institute for Neurosciences. He is also the Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Entering the mental health care field? Here’s my advice

• Las Vegas Sun

We should all be thrilled that more than 500 health science professionals — including psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, nurses and social workers — are graduating this spring from UNLV, UNR and the University of Nevada School of Medicine and heading into the workplace.