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UNR Med has named Mark Pandori, Ph.D., as director of the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory and associate professor in UNR Med's Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Mark Pandori, Ph.D., named as director of Nevada State Public Health Laboratory
Tuesday, December 10, 2019: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) has named Mark Pandori, Ph.D., as director of the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory (NSPHL) and associate professor in UNR Med’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

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Charting The Future Of Health Care In Rural Nevada

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A growing program could help with health care in rural Nevada. Project ECHO links primary care physicians in rural and underserved urban areas with groups of specialists through telemedicine connections. Dr. Mordechai Lavi is the medical director for the project in Nevada. He said the program works to multiply the efforts of health professionals.

Officials Seek To Revive Rural Tonopah Hospital

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John Packham is the associate dean for the Office of Statewide Initiatives at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. Its mission is to improve healthcare around the state. He said one of the problems with the Nye Regional Medical Center, which closed in 2015, and other rural health centers is there are not enough in-patients to justify a full hospital.

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Patients suffering from a specific form of schizophrenia have a wider oral palate than people with other forms of the disease and people without schizophrenia, according to an international team of researchers led by the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) and the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD).

Study Finds Oral Palate Differences in Patients With Schizophrenia

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New research from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) and University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) suggests patients with deficit schizophrenia have a wider oral palate than people with other forms of the disease, as well as those without the mental disorder.

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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's annual State of the School Address features an updated 2019-2020 Fact Sheet and information on the institution. Download 2019 UNR Med State of the School resources

Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D., dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, delivered UNR Med's 2019 State of the School Address, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 at Basin Street Stadium Club at Mackay Stadium.