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School of Medicine in the News

Techs learn to provide TLC to 'patients'

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

They are used extensively at the Clinical Simulation Center, a joint operation between the schools of nursing at UNLV and Nevada State College and the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Free radiation screening clinic offered in Reno

• KRNV Ch. 4

The University of Nevada School of Medicine is the only institution to offer free cancer screening clinics to Nevada residents exposed to radiation from above ground nuclear testing and is able to do so because of a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant, now in its seventh year.



John Packham: Eliminate scourge that is tobacco

• Reno Gazette-Journal

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


University of Nevada, Reno nursing students hold health fair at Gospel Mission

• Nevada Today
Related: KTVN Ch.2 News | ThisIsReno.com

They then networked with students at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the University's School of Social Work, as well as with other organizations in the community, such as the American Lung Association, CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Washoe County Health Department, to set up booths providing information, referrals and screenings at the fair.

School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony

• KKOH News Talk Radio

Sixty nine incoming members of the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s class of 2016 will participate in the cloaking ceremony on Aug. 10 that symbolically welcomes them into the health care profession and helps establish a psychological contract for the practice of medicine.



School of Medicine to hold annual White Coat Ceremony

• Sparks Daily Tribune

Sixty nine incoming members of the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s class of 2016 will participate in the cloaking ceremony on Aug. 10 that symbolically welcomes them into the health care profession and helps establish a psychological contract for the practice of medicine.


School of Medicine’s Diane Chau, M.D., receives $2.97 million Health Resources and Services Administration grant

• ThisIsReno.com
Related: Daily Sparks Tribune

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Diane Chau, M.D., recently earned a grant for $2.97 million over five years from the Health Resources & Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide faculty training in geriatric medicine, dentistry and mental health at the School of Medicine and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine.



Medicare doctors fed up with Washington

• MONEY.CNN.COM
Related: KTVQ

He is currently a professor and chairman of the family medicine department at the University of Nevada's School of Medicine.




Caring for the uninsured

• KRNV CH. 4

UNR medical students provided some much needed care for some northern Nevadans who don't have medical insurance


Health risks of overweight St. Nick are over the rooftops

• Las Vegas Review Journal

Dr. Diane Chau, program director and chief of the division of geriatric medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said the effects of aging can include a diminishing of reflexes that can make recovering from a stumble more difficult


Free seminar on caring for seniors

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Nevada Geriatric Education Center, in partnership with Access to Healthcare Network and the Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division, will hold a free seminar from 12:15 to 4:45 p.m.





Free holiday meal served Wednesday

• RGJ.com

Free family photos and free flu shots, provided by the University of Nevada School of Medicine, will be available


NNRH income contrasts with losses statewide

• elkodaily.com

The hospital gives back to the community, Aguirre said, is by upgrading buildings and the technology utilized, as well as by supporting the University of Nevada School of Medicine


Nevada Rural Health Day

• Clip syndicate
Related: Reno Gazette Journal

Recognition events are being held in conjunction with Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, Nevada Health Centers and Nevada's tribal clinics and health centers in honor of National Rural Health Day in Nevada