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School of Medicine in the News

Vascular BioSciences to Make Six Presentations at the American Thoracic Society in San Francisco from May 15 – May 18

• Satellite PR News

This research, performed in collaboration with Dr. Abraham Rothman and colleagues at the Children’s Heart Center Nevada and the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, will be presented from 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in B53-PHound in Translation session in Area A, Hall D (North Building, Lower Level) of the Moscone Center.



Photos: Nevada School of Medicine Graduation

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Medical students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine get ready for their Academic Hooding Ceremony at Lawlor Events Center on Friday, May 13, 2016.


Expert Interview: The Rise Of Opioid Addiction

• KUNR

To learn more about the history of addiction, our News Director Michelle Billman spoke to Dr. Howard Markel, a medical historian at the University of Michigan. He was in Reno Friday delivering the commencement speech for the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Health Watch: Anxiety and Phobias

• KUNR

For this edition of Health Watch Anne McMillin leads a discussion with Dr. David L Carlson about the signs and symptoms of these conditions and what kinds of treatments may help.


What’s art, doc?

• Reno News & Review

Robertson is part of the School of Medicine’s Artist in Residence program, an elective offered to fourth-year med students.


Soon-to-be UNLV grad finds passion in social work

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nearly every county in Nevada suffers from a mental health professional shortage, according to the 2016 Health Workforce Supply in Nevada report produced by the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


5 fast facts about UNR’s graduation

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Ceremonies are on Friday and Saturday on the Quad, on the south end of campus. Friday morning, procession at 8 a.m., will be the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, College of Business and the Division of Health Sciences. Friday early evening, procession at 5 p.m., will be the College of Engineering and the College of Science. Saturday morning, procession at 8 a.m., will be the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and the Reynolds School of Journalism. Students receiving dual degrees may participate in more than one ceremony. University of Nevada School of Medicine’s commencement ceremonies are at 1 p.m. on Friday at Lawlor Events Center.


2016 Foundation Professors announced

• Nevada Today

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.



Supporters of marijuana industry: UNR pot summit is out of line

• Las Vegas Sun

Melissa Piasecki, executive associate dean of the medical school, said she had heard concerns about this week’s summit. But she said she was confident it deserved to be part of the school’s continuing education program.



Two physicians join Banner Health

• Nevada Appeal

Gregory Harbach, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno.



Marijuana Summit Draws Criticism

• KUNR

This fall, Nevada residents will vote on whether or not to allow marijuana for recreational use, and Wednesday, the University of Nevada School of Medicine is hosting a Marijuana Summit.



SNC Tahoe shares NIH grant

• Sierra Nevada College

As a college that requires research in every undergraduate major and offers challenging degrees in Biology, Psychology, and Environmental Science, SNC Tahoe leveraged its philosophy of hands-on learning to join UNR; UNLV; College of Southern Nevada; Great Basin College; Nevada State College; University of Nevada School of Medicine; Western Nevada College; and Truckee Meadows Community College in the project.


David Fiore, M.D.

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

David Fiore, M.D., has been named director of medical education for Saint Mary’s Health Network and the University of Nevada School of Medicine.




Vitamin D to the rescue

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Those types of studies may identify associations but don’t prove cause and effect, noted Miriam B. Een, assistant professor of nutrition at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


MountainView Hospital Residency Program Receives Accreditation

• Nevada Business magazine

The residency, in partnership with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, will have 28 positions and surgery residents, post-graduate years one to four are expected to start in the program on June 27th of this year.


American Council Of Graduate Medical Education Accredits Barton Health

• Carson Valley Times

In addition, general surgery and urology residents from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and medical students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine conduct clinical rounds in the hospital and outpatient clinics as part of their clinical training.


People on the Move: April 29

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Anne McMillin, APR, has been promoted to editor, News and Publications, for the University of Nevada School of Medicine.