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The first class of UNR Med's Physician Assistant Studies Program hits the books

• KRXI Fox 11 News

The first class of UNR Med's Physician Assistant Studies Program is getting ready to hit the books for 2018 and in the first class, a brother and sister duo, Amanda and Ryan Wong. The two say they were inspired to become northern Nevada PA's after overcoming obstacles as children.


PA program at UNR Med matriculates siblings

• KRNV Channel 4 News

The inaugural class at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine PA Studies Program is starting classes. In two years the first class will graduate and be ready to start treating patients. The first class includes a brother-sister duo, as well.


Local non-profit hosts free trip to LakeTahoe for home-bound elders

• KRNV Channel 4 News

Sanford Center for Aging at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, in partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts, the Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology program, and homebound elders living in Washoe County took a recreational bus trip to provide seniors, who haven’t had an opportunity to leave Reno for years, a chance to explore nearby Lake Tahoe.




Annual 'Give 2 Live' Blood Drive Tuesday, Wednesday in Reno

• KTVN Channel 2 News

Dr. Phillip Usera with the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine talks to KTVN's Kristen Remington about the imporance of blood donation.


UNR Med Physician Assistant Studies Program

• KOLO Channel 8 News

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine has a new program that will help create more health care professionals in our state. The School of Medicine just announced the new Physician Assistant Studies Program.


New UNR Women's Health Center

• KOLO Channel 8 News

Women in our area now have more health care options and resources. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine recently opened up a women's health center.


UNR Med announces free clinic services this summer

• KRNV Channel 4 News

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine has announced free clinic services located on campus just north of Mackay Stadium off North Virginia St. this summer.




UNR Med Program To Combat Medical Staff Shortage

• KUNR Reno Public Radio

Nevada has a shortage of healthcare workers. To combat this problem, the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is starting a physician assistant studies program.


UNR Med announcese new Physician Assistant Studies Program

• KTVN Channel 2

There's a new program at the UNR School of Medicine designed to help improve access to healthcare in the state. Starting next month, UNR Med will be offering a Physician Assistant Studies Program.



UNR Med announces new Physician Assistant Studies Program

• KOLO Channel 8

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine has a new program that will help create more healthcare professionals in our state. The School of Medicine just announced the new Physician Assistant Studies Program.


What a cadaver can teach

• Sierra Sun

Fingers gloved in blue latex fidgeted with each other as the student stood at the back of the group, her eyes peering through clear plastic between surgical mask and elastic hair net.



UNR Looking To Expand Medical School

• KNPR

The University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine is looking to expand its physical space into a 60,000-square-foot, $9 million building.



UNR School of Medicine Researcher Awarded $2M for New Diabetes Treatment

• Generation Boomer

Recently, the University of Nevada Reno, School of Medicine, Associate Professor Dr. Seungil Ro, Ph.D., was awarded a sizeable grant following an important discovery­finding a molecule that can be used to inhibit and treat Type 2 diabetes.


Medical students offer free care at UNR School of Medicine

• KOLO

Since 1997, the School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno has conducted free health clinics for local residents. The Student Outreach Clinics have helped around 15,000 people. KOLO's 8 News Now Terri Russel went to the clinic to see how it operates and why it's a real learning experience.


UNR Med produces triple physician legacies in class of 2018

• Nevada Today

The UNR Med Class of 2018 produced triple physician legacies. UNR Med’s commencement Friday, May 18, became a full-circle moment for three UNR Med alums who all have children who graduated with their Doctor of Medicine degrees.