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Heart attack survivor shares story at Go Red

• KTVN Channel 2 News

In Health Watch, the American Heart Association is starting it's Go Red for Women campaign. On the first Friday in February, they ask everyone to wear red to spread awareness about heart disease in women.


Medical center clients want more access to services

• Reno Gazette Journal

South Lyon Medical Center clients are overall satisfied with the facility but wish it provided a wider array of services, according to a 2018 community needs assessment, performed by the University of Nevada, Reno’s School of Medicine.



Aging & Awesome, Pilot, Ep 1

• KTVN Channel 2 News Aging & Awesome

UNR Med Sanford Center for Aging's Peter Reed Ph.D., MPH, discusses their mission to enhance the quality of life and well-being among elders through education, translational research, and community outreach.



UNR Med plans to open a clinical, educational building

• The Nevada Sagebrush

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is expanding their health care services to provide more clinical education opportunities for their students by 2020.


UNR Med Research Uncovers New Reason For Male Infertility

• This is Reno

A University of Nevada School of Medicine researcher has revealed a new source of male infertility. According to School of Medicine Professor, Wei Yan, M.D., new research as uncovered efferent duct obstructions as a new cause of male infertility, correcting a long-held concept regarding sperm transport.


UNR Med Clinic

• KTVN Channel 2 News

In Health Watch, northern Nevadans will soon have more access to health care resources. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is working to develop a 3-story clinical practice at 745 West Moana Lane.


UNR's School of Medicine reveals new cause of male infertility

• KRNV Channel 4 News

UNR med professor Wei Yan says his research team found out that efferent duct obstructions may be to blame for male infertility. That means that there might be a blockage when it comes to sperm transport.


UNR Med to celebrate 50 years

• Elko Daily Free Press

Thomas Kozel, professor, UNR Med's Department of Microbiology and Immunology, who has served on the UNR Med faculty for 48 years, since 1971.


UNR Medical School receives $2M grant to study premature labor

• Hermann Herald

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. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development recently awarded the 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. Buxton and his research team will study the uterine muscle of women and how it is regulated to stay relaxed for many months before responding to signals that initiate contraction.


Health Watch: Medicine meets Virtual Reality

• KTVN Channel 2 News

Our future doctors and nurses are jumping into tangible, virtual environments for hands-on experience in the medical field, before the real deal. It very well could improve our medical care in the future. I'll take you inside a unique lab at the University of Nevada, Reno's Knowledge Center, for Health Watch tonight.


KTVN "Ask the Doctor": UNR Med Free Student Outreach Clinics

• KTVN Channel 2 News

It is a win-win for the community and future physicians at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. In tonight's "Ask the Doctor" segment, we're talking about free Student Outreach Clinics and joining me is Dr. Wilfredo Torres, an assistant dean at the med school.


Huynh joins UNR Med Elko Family Medicine Residency Program

• Elko Daily Free Press

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine has named Dr. Jacqueline Huynh as a family medicine clinical faculty member at UNR Med’s new Elko Family Medicine Residency Program.




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.