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School of Medicine in the News

Larson selected as director of School of Community health Sciences

• UNR Nevada Today

Her appointment follows an impressive 27-year career at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, where she has served as a professor and former chair of the Department of Pediatrics and also served as an associate dean.


Experts Who Reviewed the Diets

• U.S. NEWS

Sachiko St. Jeor, Ph.D., R.D., Professor and founder of the Weight Management Clinic, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno.


Update: Nevada regents approve pay cuts, tuition increase

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Grant-funded employees, such as those at the Desert Research Institute, clinical staff at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, part-time employees and graduate assistants will be exempt from the pay cut.


UNR Announces Free Health June Clinic

• Reno Gazette-Journal

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's free Student Outreach Clinic date for this month has been scheduled for Saturday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a general clinic serving adults and children and is the only free clinic scheduled for June.



Want to Get Pregnant? Chuck Off Caffeine

• allvoices.com
Related: mdnews.com | kolotv.com | labnews.co.uk

In a latest study published on May 26 by the University of Nevada School of Medicine, too much caffeine may have a negative impact on the women's reproductive capability.



Ah-choo! Allergies in Las Vegas

• KNPR

Joel Katz, M.D., allergist and immunologist, Allergy & Asthma Center, Joram Seggev, M.D., allergist and immunologist, Nevin Wilson, M.D., allergist and professor, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Don't Die Like This Dummy

• Men's Health

So take a Sharpie and write "cut here" or "this knee" on the body part to be operated on, says Bryan Bledsoe, D.O., a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Special oxygen mask may save lives

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

But the paramedics decided to use "continuous positive airway pressure," or CPAP, a less invasive treatment that is new to Southern Nevada and is part of a current University of Nevada School of Medicine study.


Fighting back

• FOX 11 Reno

At a time when the University of Nevada is facing a proposed 26 million dollars in budget cuts, the family medicine department is stretching resources.


Study: Las Vegas second worst for ragweed allergies

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

But while Cohen, Las Vegas allergist Dr. Jim Christensen and University of Nevada School of Medicine professor Dr. Nevin Wilson say ragweed does affect a good number of Nevadans, they were critical of the study performed by Quest Diagnostics for not specifying whether those with heightened sensitivity developed the problem here or elsewhere.


Fact Checker: Are studies of second-hand smoke junk science?

• RGJ.com

Elizabeth Fildes, founder of the Nevada Tobacco Users' Helpline, which operations under the University of Nevada School of Medicine's department of psychiatry and behavioral science—told Fact Checker about the case of Pueblo, Colo.


OB/GYN specialist to speak at Renown

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Residents from the University of Nevada School of Medicine will showcase their research expertise when the school holds its annual Resident Research Days competition next week.


Losing fat without going hungry - really

• North Lake Tahoe Bonanza

She is an adjunct professor with the University of Nevada School of Medicine and practices locally at Tahoe Medical Spa.


Caffeine reduces muscle activity in Fallopian tubes

• News Medical
Related: Canada.com | indiatimes.com | Mail Online | MNT.com | Privatehealth.co.uk | RGJ.com | The Independent

"Our experiments were conducted in mice, but this finding goes a long way towards explaining why drinking caffeinated drinks can reduce a woman's chance of becoming pregnant," says Professor Sean Ward from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, USA. Ward's study is published today in the British Journal of Pharmacology.


Lobbyists take aim again at Clean Indoor Air Act

• 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.


Cunnington to serve on medical academy

• johnsonlcitypress.com

Cunnington graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and completed an internship and residency there.



Gaming pioneer William Pennington dies at 88 in Reno

• Reno Gazette-Journal

"In the latter part of his life, there was the University of Nevada School of Medicine that he gave so much to. His imprint is all over the University of Nevada School of Medicine. We have the new Pennington Medical Education building, which I think it will revolutionize the way we teach medicine. That building simply could not have happened without the gift from Mr. Pennington."





517 to receive advanced degrees at UNR

• RGJ.com

Her quest to pursue an academic career started at an early age, and Sadeea Qureshi Abbasi's journey culminates today at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she will receive her medical degree and a Ph.D. in cellular physiology and pharmacology.


University of Nevada School of Medicine can succeed with its dual campus

• RGJ.com

As a soon-to-be alumnus of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, a response to "Battle with former chancellor Rogers clouded Glick's final days" is necessary. I could not help but disagree with Mr. Rogers' assessment the "reputations of UMC and the University of Nevada School of Medicine aren't what they ought to be."