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Smartphone MD

• KOLO.com

Spogen is the Chairman of the Family Medicine Department at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Is It An Antibiotic Allergy?

• KOLO CH. 8

"A lot of people aren't allergic to the drug itself, they are allergic to the by-product the body breaks down after it's in the system," says Dr. Nevin Wilson, chairman of the pediatric department at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.



Nevada researchers find partial smoking ban good public policy, good economics

• carsonnow.org
Related: FoxReno.com | NevadaNews | ThisIsReno.com

The researchers – Chris Pritsos, chair of the nutrition department in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, Wei Wang of the University of Nevada, Reno and John Packham of the University of Nevada School of Medicine – also found that hospital-billed charges for treating acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and stroke significantly decreased from 2007 to 2009.


Group donates $25K to Nevada children's hospital

• ThisIsReno.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Iain Buxton, Pharm.D., professor of pharmacology, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled “Effective Treatment to Prevent Preterm Delivery.”


Grant funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is first in Nevada

• ThisIsReno.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Iain Buxton, Pharm.D., professor of pharmacology, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled “Effective Treatment to Prevent Preterm Delivery.”






Artists in Healing at Sierra Arts

• DailySparksTribune.com

Humanities in the field of medicine. The exhibition, titled "Artists in Healing," opens Monday and features the work of two University of Nevada School of Medicine students.





Big hospitals in region post losses

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

John Packham, director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, says hospitals nationwide have struggled during the downturn.


Battle with former chancellor Rogers clouded Glick's final days

• RGJ.com

In the two weeks before his death, a rift brewed between University of Nevada, Reno President Milton Glick and former chancellor James Rogers over where the new dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine would reside—in Northern or Southern Nevada.




Fact Checker: What's sticking in your gut?

• RGJ.com

To address both claims, Fact Checker contacted Christian Stone, chief of gastroenterology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas.


UNR and UMC

• KNPR 88.9

To do that, the commission wants a greater commitment from the state's medical school, which is located at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Giunchigliani seeks expanded role for medical school

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

The University of Nevada School of Medicine should have a greater presence in Southern Nevada, according to Las Vegas mayoral candidate Chris Giunchigliani, although school officials say that's a more difficult undertaking than it appears.


Donation to help medically uninsured

• Daily Sparks Tribune
Related: RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinic recently received a $61,350 gift from the Nell J. Redfield Foundation to help with clinic operations.



Plastic surgery an increasingly popular option for men

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Absolutely nothing, according to Dr. William Zamboni's typical male patient. The professor of plastic surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine says most of the men who come to his office are baby boomers looking into anti-aging procedures.