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School of Medicine in the News


9 Great Low-Impact Workouts

• huffingtonpost.com

Richard Cotton, an exercise physiologist and national director of certification for the American College of Sports Medicine, and Mary E. Sanders, Ph.D., a clinical exercise physiologist at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, and a spokesperson for the American Council on Exercise, both recommended great low-impact workouts that can help people ages 60-75 increase their exercise frequency without putting extra stress on their joints


Saint Mary's Medical Group welcomes family practice physician Dr. Helen Gray to its downtown Reno location

• thisisreno.com

Former chief resident at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. Gray is a board-certified family practice physician


Mouth can tell dentist a lot about health

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dr. Misti Song, an internal medicine physician with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, has had patients with "dental needs that precluded them from having surgery


Nevada Newsmakers: Former Regent William Cobb

• Nevada Newsmakers

You look at the reports about the salaries about the top 20 highly compensated employees in higher education, almost 90 percent of those are at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Revealing their medical errors: Why three doctors went public

• American Medical News

She said she had a subarachnoid hemorrhage, says Dr. Bledsoe, now a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. I thought, 'How could she know such a thing?'


Safety Concerns for Drugs Manufactured Overseas

• KRNV Ch. 4

The biggest danger is that we don't have FDA inspectors to be in each of these plants frequently enough to monitor them," said Iain Buxton, a professor of pharmacology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine


A matter of life and death

• rgj.com

John Packham, Ph.D., is director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and president elect of the Nevada Public Health Association


Get that man to the doctor for a checkup

• rgj.com

Dr. Thomas Hunt, associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, said there are many reasons for this neglect, including cultural machismo beliefs, feeling of invincibility and fear of admitting their weaknesses


High School Sports Physicals Offered

• KVVU Ch. 5

That's why the University of Nevada School of Medicine is offering these exams to local high school athletes


Top Doctors: The list

• Desert Companion

The University of Nevada School of Medicine Las Vegas-based faculty physicians are featured throughout various specialty categories in "Top Doctors-The List" as published in the August 2011 issue of Desert Companion magazine


Nevada Colon Cancer Partnership Helps 
to Raise Millions to Prevent Colon Cancer

• MD News

Two years ago, the partnership worked with Paul Devereux, Ph.D., M.P.H., at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, School of Public Health to help acquire his $640,000 grant from Nevada IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) in the University of Nevada School of Medicine


The Human Mechanic: UMC Trauma Surgeon Dr. Jay Coates

• desertcompanion.com

At the University Medical Center Trauma Unit, Dr. Coates and his team were on duty when paramedics wheeled Linn in, with a section of the two-inch diameter pole still embedded in the Las Vegas native's face


This Week in PNAS

• GENOMEWEB

Researchers at the University of Nevada School of Medicine this week show that murine spermatogenic cells express many endogenous siRNAs, which they say "are likely to be derived from naturally occurring double-stranded RNA precursors."





Team approach targets eating disorders

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Dr. Cheryl Hug-English, interim dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine and medical director of the Student Health Center, said those with eating disorders should have a medical evaluation to see if they are suffering from any health consequences.


Nevada Health Matters: Starving the beast

• Reno Gazette-Journal

John Packham, Ph.D., is director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and president elect of the Nevada Public Health Association


UNR closer to buying home in Clark County for medical school dean

• lasvegassun.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine wants to buy a house in Clark County for up to $400,000 for its new dean to help increase the school's "presence and commitment" to health care in Southern Nevada, university officials said Thursday


Families say sick kids need special care

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

But Dr. David Gremse, who is joining Tuesday's lobbying effort as chair of pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, argues that children "are not just small adults."



New mammogram recommendations

• KSNV CH. 3

Dr. Jennifer Baynosa is a breast surgical oncologist and assistant professor for the University of Nevada School of Medicine