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University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

UNR Med student siblings crack books for more than just education

 • Art and medicine have shared a close relationship in a variety of ways for centuries. At the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, two first-year medical students who share a passion for both art and medicine are intertwined by more than just the same book titles in their backpacks. Rachel Lambin and John-Henry Lambin share a close relationship as siblings.

Reflections from the Dean

 • I am pleased to announce that UNR Med has been granted full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) through 2026. The award of full accreditation confirms that our programs, faculty, resources and partnerships are meeting or exceeding national standards for medical education.

Rare Disease Day: Get to know the people behind the research

 • Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year and is designed to raise awareness about rare diseases, specifically among policy makers, public authorities, industry representatives, researchers and health care professionals.

Reflections from the Dean

 • January is the month of possibilities, fresh starts and New Year’s resolutions.

Professor Ron Pardini, Ph.D., and University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine student Irvin Ma on the front lines in the fight against cancer

 • World Cancer Day is a global event intended to unite the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It is a day about having conversations, spreading awareness and taking action. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Professor Ron Pardini, Ph.D., has spent the better part of his career taking action in the fight against cancer.

10 top UNR Med stories from 2017

 • Happy New Year! As we look forward to the year ahead, it’s good to reminisce on where we’ve been. From our students and new medical education programs to volunteer initiatives and national rankings, 2017 was an exciting and impactful year for the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

Don’t Let the New Blood Pressure Guidelines Add to Your Holiday Stress

 • High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a known side-effect of continued stress. In November, the guidelines for high blood pressure were redefined as 130 over 80 instead of 140 over 90. Dr. Daniel Spogen explains why these new guidelines shouldn't add to your stress this holiday season.

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