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Mr. Potato Head Goes to Medical School

• AAMC.org

The activity could also enhance how students perform as physicians, said Miriam Bar-on, M.D., associate dean for graduate medical education and advisory panel member of the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

The Best Medicine

• Vegas Seven

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's William Zamboni, M.D. (plastic surgery), Beverly Neyland, M.D. (pediatrics), Thomas Hunt, M.D. (family medicine), and Ross Berkeley, M.D. (emergency medicine) are on the magazine's list of "Top Docs 2011."


University of Nevada, Reno team makes life-saving blood test

• Carson Now
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"The ability to quickly identify yeast infection in patients is expected to help in significantly reducing cryptococcal meningitis deaths in resource-limited countries such as those in sub-Saharan Africa," said Tom Kozel, professor of microbiology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.



The University of Nevada School of Medicine names VP Health Sciences and Medical School Dean

• Nevada News
Related: US News Agency

"Tom has built a nationally recognized department at one of the top medical schools in the country," said University President Milt Glick. "We are excited to know that our Division of Health Sciences and the University of Nevada School of Medicine will have the benefit of his experience and leadership. We are also excited to have a member of the Institute of Medicine join our faculty."


The University of Nevada School of Medicine Sets Free March Clinic Dates

• KTVN Ch. 2
Related: RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's free Student Outreach Clinics for March have been announced for the following dates: women's clinics will be held on March 1 and March 22 from 6 to 9 p.m., a children's clinic is scheduled for March 12 from 8 a.m. to noon and a general clinic will be on March 26 from 8 a.m. to noon.



Safe, effective weight loss?

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Around that time, said Miriam Een, a nutritionist at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, more studies examined hCG's use as a weight loss aid.


More meds or marijuana?

• Daily Sparks Tribune

Dr. David Ginsburg, who teaches at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, specializes in neuromuscular disease and electrodiagnostic medicine.


Emergency Care Conference

• Falmouth Bulletin

Headlining the event is Pediatrician David Nelson, M.D., director of Pediatric Education and Emergency Services at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, will speak on two topics: "Emergencies: Nervous Parent or Real Thing?" and "Pediatric Resuscitation: What's New?"






Child Health Care

• KNPR.org

Guests: Dr. David Gremse, prof and chair, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Nevada School of Medicine.


The Dangers of Prescription Drugs

• KNPR News 88.9

Guests: Dr. Ole Thienhaus, Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Dept., University of Nevada School of Medicine


Child health: Nevada ranks last on national scorecard

• RGJ.com

People say the only way out of the current budget crisis is cut spending, but they might want to think twice about that," said John Packham, director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine





University of Nevada School of Medicine Free Clinic Dates for February

• KTVN Ch. 2
Related: RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's free Student Outreach Clinics for February have been announced for the following dates: a children's clinic will be held February 12 from 8 a.m. to noon and a general clinic will be on February 19 from 6 to 9 p.m.


Medications linked to councilwoman drew FDA warning in 2009

• las Vegas Review-Journal

"It would be quite a stretch to conclude that the drug caused that behavior," said Dr. Ole Thienhaus, chairman of the department of psychiatry at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.