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A photo of the UNR Med Physician Assistant Studies Program Class of 2021. Physician Assistant Studies Program Class of 2021 graduates from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Wednesday, July 28, 2021: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) hosted a completion ceremony today for the 23 graduates of the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Program. Northern Nevada’s newest PA’s earned the Degree of Master of Physician Assistant Studies after completing the 25-month long full-time master's degree program.

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Elko PA Troy Eden delivers commencement to UNR Med PA graduates

• Elko Daily Free Press

An Elko physician assistant spoke to graduates of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Studies Program at their completion ceremony on Wednesday. Troy Eden, PA-C, who practices family and urgent care medicine with Aspen Quick Care in Elko, is also a UNR Med PA Studies Program preceptor.

Thomas L. Schwenk to retire as UNR Med dean

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) announced July 13 that Dr. Thomas L. Schwenk will retire as dean and Vice President of Health Sciences following a decade at the helm, effective Aug. 31.

Sequencing COVID-19: What It Can Tell Us About The Delta Variant In Nevada

• KUNR

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is the most common strain found in Nevada, making up more than 68% of the COVID-19 cases sampled over the last two weeks, according to the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory. KUNR’s Lucia Starbuck spoke with the head of the lab, Dr. Mark Pandori, to learn more about studying the genetics of the virus and what this work can tell us about the Delta variant.

Covid outbreak among vaccinated Vegas hospital workers underscores Delta risks

• The Guardian

Mark Pandori, the Nevada state public health laboratory director, has said that one factor in this breakthrough incident might be the Delta variant’s heightened ability to avert immunity. “The viruses that are circulating in July aren’t the viruses that were circulating in February. These are the Olympians now,” Pandori told the Review-Journal. “The ones that are circulating now have a better ability to get around vaccination.”

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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's annual State of the School Address features an updated 2020-2021 Fact Sheet and information on the institution. Please view the SOSA page for more details.

Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D., dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, delivered UNR Med's 2020 State of the School Address, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 virtually.