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University of Nevada, Reno hosts engineering and medical workshops for women

• KRXI Fox 11 News

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med), the Reno Orthopedic Clinic (ROC) Foundation and The Perry Initiative co-hosted two days of workshops for young women in northern Nevada to learn the basics of orthopedic surgery and engineering from local women surgeons and engineers.


University of Nevada, Reno hosts engineering and medical workshops for women

• KRNV Channel 4 News

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med), the Reno Orthopedic Clinic (ROC) Foundation and The Perry Initiative co-hosted two days of workshops for young women in northern Nevada to learn the basics of orthopedic surgery and engineering from local women surgeons and engineers.


Elko-Based Residency Program Opens Expanding Access

• Nevada Business Magazine

A partnership between the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) and Nevada Health Centers (NVHC) has resulted in the creation of the Elko Family Medicine Residency Program.


UNR Med celebrates 50 years, looks toward the future | NCET Biz Tips

• Reno Gazette Journal

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine’s official anniversary is March 25, 2019, marking 50 years of tremendous contributions to the community. As the school pays tribute to its five-decade journey, it is also planning a course for an inspiring future.

JAMA Research Challenges Perceptions of Physician Burnout

• AAFP/JAMA

Ask five people what burnout means to them, and you're likely to get five different answers. For some people, burnout can mean feeling physically and emotionally exhausted after a day at work. For others, it can mean that their job is repetitive or no longer interesting. Some people may feel ignored or that their work has no value, and others may simply think they're not getting paid what they should.


Tourist bitten by monkey in Africa told not to worry but alertly did

• MSN News

While touring Victoria Falls in Africa last month, Lisa Leiden and her husband were observing some wild monkeys frolicking about when one of them suddenly bounded toward Leiden, latched onto her leg and bit her through jeans, drawing blood.


Free flu shot clinics offered

• Nevada Appeal

Adults who are uninsured, underinsured or without a Social Security number can receive free medical care through December at upcoming University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Student Outreach Clinics including a new Rural Outreach Influenza Clinic in Dayton.


UNR Med rural medical care clinics available, flu shots offered Saturday in Dayton

• Carson Now

Northern Nevadans who are uninsured, underinsured or without a social security number can receive free medical care this October through December 2018 at upcoming University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Student Outreach Clinics including a new Rural Outreach Influenza Clinic in Dayton.




HPV vaccine: Not just for young adults

• KOLO Channel 8 News

The HPV vaccine first came onto the market in 2006. Then, it was controversial, particularly among parents who didn't like the idea of giving their 11- or 12-year-old children a vaccine to prevent a sexually transmitted disease.


UNR Med offers free health clinics into December

• KRNV Channel 4 News

The School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno is offering a series of free health clinics for the uninsured and others into December.


UNR Med Offers Free Health Clinics Into December

• KNPR 88.9 Nevada Public Radio

The School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno is offering a series of free health clinics for the uninsured and others into December.



Residency program launches with renovated Nevada Health Center

• Elko Daily Free Press

UNR School of Medicine Dean Thomas L. Schwenk said the residency program “is a prime example of UNR Med’s commitment to expanding health care access to rural Nevada and providing exceptional care for rural residents.”




Medical Education in Nevada: Progress Made, Long Way to Go

• Nevada Business

“We’re starting to get a little traction, starting to get a little momentum,” said Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the UNR School of Medicine, referring to Nevada. “Now, we have to actually start to grow to get into better supply, better capacity. We’re so far behind in many areas.”

UNR Med Doctor Treats Reno Woman with Rabies Vaccine After Wild Monkey Bite

• This is Reno

Zell says that travel medicine is so much more than looking up where a patient will be traveling to and administering the required or recommended vaccinations. He says it’s a lot like being a travel agent. “You look at past medical history, what recreational activities are on the agenda, and risks.




UNR Medical School Gets $2 Million Grant to Study Premature Labor

• KTVN Channel 2 News

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development recently awarded a grant to Dr. Iain Buxton and his research team to help develop a drug to prevent a woman's labor without having dangerous effects on a developing fetus.


UNR Med School gets $2M grant to study premature labor

• Reno Gazette Journal

The University of Nevada Medical School in Reno has received a $2 million grant to help develop new approaches to guard against dangers related to premature labor.



UNR Med Wins Grant in Research to Prevent Premature Deliveries

• KKOH 780 AM

15 million preterm births occur each year worldwide. In Nevada, one in 10 babies is premature. A research team at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine under the direction of Dr Iain Buxton, foundation professor of pharmacology, is working to develop new approaches to prevent preterm labor.