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School of Medicine in the News

UNR Med Associate Professor Makes Breakthrough in Diabetes Research

• KOH Newstalk 780 AM

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Associate Professor Seungil Ro, Ph.D has made a major break through in diabetes research, and was just funded with a $2 million dollar contract from a South Korean company for a more in depth study.

UNR Med’s Dr. Bronander honored as NCET Educator of the Year

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Nevada's Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology — recently announced Kirk Bronander, M.D., professor and medical director of simulation at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med), as the 2018 Educator of the Year.

UNR Student Outreach Clinic Scheduled For Tuesday


The next UNR Student Outreach Clinic is Tuesday, 6pm to 9pm. The Comprehensive Clinic provides general medical care, including complete physical exams and nutrition counseling.

UNR Med School Attains High Honor


While UNLV’s new medical school seeks to find the money to build the new school, the University of Nevada, Reno’s medical school recently earned full accreditation.

Washoe County Health Ranking Takes A Dive


Where you live impacts your health. That’s according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that ranks the overall health of counties across the nation. The Washoe County Health District unveiled the findings for the region this week.

My Thousand Words Book Sculptures


Rachael and John-Henry Lambin spend a lot of their time together studying. They are both first year medical students at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Free presentation in Carson City to center on healthy aging

• Nevada Appeal

"On a percentage basis, Nevada's elder population is the second fastest growing in the country," said Dr. Kelley Macmillan, director of community and social services of the Sanford Center for Aging at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Male contraceptive initiative awards $600K in research grants for the development of new male contraceptive products

• Male Contraception Initiative

Male Contraception Initiative (MCI), a private non-profit foundation, announces the award of four grants totalling $600,000 to academic recipients for the development of a new reversible non-hormonal birth control pill for men. The awardees include Dr. Patricia Cuasnicủ of the Institute of Biology and Experimental Medicine-National Research Council, Argentina; Dr. Gunda Georg of the University of Minnesota’s Institute for Therapeutics Discovery and Development; Dr. Wei Yan of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine; and Dr. Sabatino Ventura of the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Parkville, Australia.

Northern Nevada Universities Expand Programs

• Nevada Business

UNR School of Medicine has launched a Reno-based department of surgery. The department will offer students enhanced hospital and office education at partner facilities including Renown Health, The VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System as well as various surgeon’s offices.

Industry Focus: Healthcare

• Nevada Business

With federal changes looming and challenges at the local level, healthcare is an industry in turmoil. Addressing the challenges and the bright spots, healthcare executives recently met to discuss where the industry is headed and what businesses can expect moving forward.

Residency program repurposes Elko Clinic to improve rural health care

• Elko Daily Free Press

Rural health care options expanded on Thursday with the swing of a sledgehammer when the Nevada Health Center broke through a wall to make way for a residency program based out of the University of Nevada, Reno’s School of Medicine.

UNR Med introduces surgical program

• The Nevada Sagebrush

The University of Nevada, Reno’s Medical School has introduced a new surgical program to its curriculum to meet increasing interest from medical students.

Day in the Life of a UNR School of Medicine Student


The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine held a 'Day in the Life of a Medical Student' for local community leaders and elected officials. The school hopes that by holding this event it will give officials an insight into public medical education and the challenges student face.