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Free seminar on caring for older adults to be held statewide Dec. 9

• Reno Gazette-Journal

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Nevada Geriatric Education Center will hold a free seminar on December 9 from 12:15 to 4:45 p.m. on the following topics: stress management skills for caregivers of older adults and Medicaid and Medicare: what you need to know


Freshman 15 a myth

• KOLO CH. 8

In general females just gain weight easier than men. Hormones certainly being a part of it, says Barb Scott, a nutritionist with the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


University of Nevada School of Medicine to celebrate Rural Health Day

• Daily Sparks Tribune

Physicians, staff and community volunteer physicians associated with the Humboldt General Hospital in Winnemucca and Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital in Elko will be recognized by Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, for their contributions to the education and training of medical students




Grandma With Attitude: Caregivers are silent heroes in our midst

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine and Nevada Geriatric Education Center will hold a free public information program on Medicare and Medicaid from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Churchill County Library in Fallon


Community health needs assessment to begin with November 9 meeting

• RGJ.com

South Lyon Medical Center is seeking input from the community as part of a community health needs assessment it is coordinating along with the Nevada Office of Rural Health, University of Nevada School of Medicine and the University of Nevada Center for Economic Development




Long-ailing UMC aims to alter image, add revenue

• reviewjournal.com

UMC management is taking steps to tighten ties with the University of Nevada School of Medicine; teaching hospitals attract a broad swath of paying patients


Pathways to success

• Nevada Today

After completing the majority of the requirements for a bachelor of science degree in biology in just three years, Shields entered the University of Nevada School of Medicine this fall as part of the first cohort of medical students admitted under the new "BS-MD" program for accelerated admission




Medical School holding stress management workshops

• Reno Gazette-Journal

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Nevada Geriatric Education Center is a free workshop this fall aimed at caregivers and health care professionals who care for older adults in the state's rural communities




Helping Kids Clinic aids uninsured, under-insured children

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

That's why the clinic relies so heavily on its 10 consistent volunteer caregivers and support-staff members, as well as a steady stream of students studying medicine at local colleges and universities, including the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Nevada State College, Touro University Nevada, College of Southern Nevada and Kaplan College








Nevada makes big strides in palliative care for seriously ill

• Las Vegas Sun

Wheeler said he works with medical students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and from Touro University who are learning about palliative programs, and doctors across the state are more interested in the service