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School of Medicine in the News




How clean is your air

• DailySparksTribune.com

University of Nevada School of Medicine, analyzed data from 1991 to 2009 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Health Information Analysis to determine the impact of the smoking ban


Internet Personal Records

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Service relies primarily on information provided by the patient, "it may not be as accurate as you want it to be."


UNR Med School to increase Vegas visibility

• UNLV Rebel Yell

The University of Nevada School of Medicine is in the process of expanding its presence in Las Vegas and possibly expanding its administration.




Free parking for athletics, others pay extra

• The Sagebrush

The changes have especially impacted students involved in medical fields, said Mike Maskaly, a development technician in the University of Nevada School of Medicine


12.6% salary increases for 130 at Desert Research Institute in Nevada

• RGJ.com

Approved $400,000 to purchase a second home for the use of Dr. Thomas L. Schwenk, the new dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, to give him an increased presence in Las Vegas where students serve residencies at the University Medical Center


Easily Swayed: Millions of aging Americans battle dizziness

• reviewjournal.com

Unfortunately, it's a fairly common problem," according to University Health System neurologist Miracle Wangsuwana, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine




Building for a healthy tomorrow

• dailysparkstribune.com
Related: FOX 11 Reno | KOLO Ch. 8 video | kolotv.com

The 59,000-square-foot, environmentally friendly William N. Pennington Health Sciences Building opened a few weeks ago to University of Nevada School of Medicine students and this week to Orvis School of Nursing pupils


Debunking new myths in EMS

• ems1.com

Debunking new myths in EMS, Dr. Bryan Bledsoe spoke about six new EMS myths at a session at EMS World Expo

Lawmakers, State Agencies Argue Over Budget Compliance

• carsonnow.org

The committee was also concerned about a request to transfer about $4.5 million from the budget for the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) to the University of Nevada School of Medicine budget


Leaders start new year with new roles

• Nevada Sagebrush

Dr. Thomas Schwenk started as dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine in July, bringing a desire to work with students and continue school growth


Mail order drugs, those left in hot cars lose potency

• reviewjournal.com

If, for example, you're taking blood pressure medicine for hypertension and it's exposed to high temperatures for some length of time, you're at risk for stroke because it's not going to work as well as it's supposed to," said Iain Buxton, a professor of pharmacology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.



Q&A with Nevada university system chairman Jason Geddes

• Reno Gazette-Journal

RGJ: What's your view on a board committee's recent recommendation to spending up to $400,000 to buy a home in Las Vegas for the use of Dr. Thomas Schwenk, the new University of Nevada School of Medicine dean, to encourage him to spend more time at the University Medical Center


FDA clears new IMMY and University of Nevada School of Medicine life-saving blood test

• eurekalert.org
Related: carsonnow.org | KOLO CH 8 | medicalexpress.com | medicalnewstoday.com | Mountain Democrat | mynews4.com | newsok.com | pharmacychoice.com | usnewslasvegas.com

The test was developed through a collaboration between Tom Kozel, professor of microbiology of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and Sean Bauman, president and CEO of IMMY (Immuno-Mycologics) of Oklahoma


Free clinic

• archive.rgj.com
Related: Nevada Care Connection | RGJ Senior Column | rgj.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's free woman's clinic for female-specific medical care is 6-9 p.m. Aug. 30 at the University Health System's Family Medicine Center on campus



Libyans here welcome end of oppression

• reviewjournal.com

For years, the international stain of the Gadhafi regime blocked Mohamed from getting a visa for an internal medicine residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine at Las Vegas