Media invited to attend School of Medicine hooding ceremony on May 15

Commencement to be held at 1 p.m. at Lawlor Events Center

RENO, Nev. — Media representatives are invited to attend the University of Nevada School of Medicine's commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2009 at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 15 at the Lawlor Events Center main arena. The 51 graduating medical students will celebrate completion of their medical education by receiving their academic hoods and reciting the Hippocratic Oath, which reaffirms their commitment to the medical profession.

In addition to celebrating the graduation of the Class of 2009, the School of Medicine will honor several faculty and community members who have supported the philosophy and goals of the medical school and have made significant contributions to the health care field in Nevada.

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.