School of Medicine dessert social planned for October 9

Public invited to event in support of women in medicine

RENO, Nev. — The public is invited to attend the American Medical Women's Association dessert social and fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the University of Nevada, Reno Joe Crowley Student Union ballroom.

The social will include delectable desserts from a variety of local vendors. All proceeds are aimed at advancing the status of women in medicine in Nevada.

Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Please pay in cash or check payable to Board of Regents. For more information contact Shaina Beesemyer at (775) 240-5554 or via email at

Media Contacts

Julie Ardito, APR
Senior Director, Advancement and Engagement
Office: (775) 784-6006

Tessa Bowen, MPA
Communications Manager, Advancement and Engagement
Office: (775) 682-9254

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Nevada's first public medical school, is a community-based, research-intensive medical school with a statewide vision for a healthy Nevada. Established in 1969, UNR Med is improving the health and well-being of all Nevadans and their communities through excellence in student education, postgraduate training and clinical care, research with local, national and global impact and a culture of diversity and inclusion.