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School of Medicine in the News


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.



KTVN coverage of UNR Med hooding ceremony

• KTVN

After this morning's commencement ceremony at the University, students graduating with their M.D.'s participated in a hooding ceremony.


Why Technology for Physician Education Is a Necessity, Not a Luxury

• HealthTech

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, for instance, uses telemedicine tools via Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) to connect university-based specialists with primary-care clinicians to allow for faster, more efficient knowledge sharing.



Donor Network Garden

• KTVN

Today the Nevada Donor Network dedicated a memorial garden in honor of local eye, organ and tissue donors on the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine campus. The garden is filled with plants known for their healing properties.


From Breast Cancer To Bodybuilding

• KUNR

Every year a group of women gets together to begin the journey of taking back their physical and mental health, after battling breast cancer.





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.