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University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

My White Coat Represents…

 • The class of 2021 has officially joined the UNR Med family. During the two-week MedFIT program, our newest group of aspiring physicians was asked to think critically about why they are here.

Reflections from the Dean

 • Strategic planning documents are often put on a shelf, never to be implemented. Not at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine!

Welcome Class of 2021!

 • Welcome events for the Class of 2021 include MedFit and Family Day.

#PositivelyUNRMed Blood Drive, Aug. 1

 • There will be a #PositivelyUNRMed Blood Drive Tuesday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Silver 10 parking lot, located north of the Pennington Health Sciences building.

Slurpee Day the UNR Med Way

 • Every July 11th, slushy fans across the country hit their local 7-Elevens for free 7.11-ounce Slurpees. We spoke with Lindsay Wexler, RDN, CSSD, LD - a clinical dietician in UNR Med's Wellness and Weight Management Clinic - about the benefits of pairing a brisk walk with a delicious reward.

Reflections from the Dean

 • The spring issue of Synapse just landed in mailboxes across the country, with an impressive story titled “Physiology & Cell Biology Ranked 17th in U.S. for Research Funding.” The ink on that great news story is barely dry, and it‘s already outdated. I couldn’t be more thrilled.

Kim Quinn Races Toward Her Sixth Reno Rodeo

 • When the Reno Rodeo comes to town this week Kim Quinn Financial Services' chief financial officer will make her sixth appearance in the "Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West" during her 25-year career.

Reflections June 2017

 • The answer to any question or dilemma we face is how we can best serve the State of Nevada and improve health and healthcare for all Nevadans.

School of Medicine graduates 61 new doctors

 • Commencement ceremonies for the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine’s Class of 2017 were held this afternoon at Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Jones lab to host foundation's cyclists

 • Peter Jones, Ph.D., The Mick Hitchcock, Ph.D. Endowed Chair in Medical Biochemistry at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, is giving back to the foundation that believed in his research enough to fund it several years ago.

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