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School of Medicine in the News

County pays suspended UMC doctor $65,000, faces legal fees demand

• reviewjournal.com

He alleged UMC's actions were in retaliation for an email he sent to the chairman of the University of Nevada School of Medicine's obstetrics and gynecology department highlighting "weaknesses in the training of residents at UMC"





Studies show that circumcision is on the decline

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

The procedure is "fairly simple," notes Dr. Kami Larsen, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine



2011 Healthcare Heroes

• nevadabusiness.com

Dean Burkin, Elizabeth Fildes and Kirk Bronander are University of Nevada School of Medicine recipients of the 2011 Nevada Business magazine's Healthcare Hero awards


New health sciences building debuts at UNR

• RGJ.com

With Harvey the patient, a robotic mannequin, Dr. Kirk Bronander can work with a small group of medical students to detect a heart murmur at the University of Nevada's new health sciences building on the north end of the Reno campus





How clean is your air

• DailySparksTribune.com

University of Nevada School of Medicine, analyzed data from 1991 to 2009 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Health Information Analysis to determine the impact of the smoking ban


Internet Personal Records

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Service relies primarily on information provided by the patient, "it may not be as accurate as you want it to be."


UNR Med School to increase Vegas visibility

• UNLV Rebel Yell

The University of Nevada School of Medicine is in the process of expanding its presence in Las Vegas and possibly expanding its administration.




Free parking for athletics, others pay extra

• The Sagebrush

The changes have especially impacted students involved in medical fields, said Mike Maskaly, a development technician in the University of Nevada School of Medicine


12.6% salary increases for 130 at Desert Research Institute in Nevada

• RGJ.com

Approved $400,000 to purchase a second home for the use of Dr. Thomas L. Schwenk, the new dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, to give him an increased presence in Las Vegas where students serve residencies at the University Medical Center


Easily Swayed: Millions of aging Americans battle dizziness

• reviewjournal.com

Unfortunately, it's a fairly common problem," according to University Health System neurologist Miracle Wangsuwana, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine




Building for a healthy tomorrow

• dailysparkstribune.com
Related: FOX 11 Reno | KOLO Ch. 8 video | kolotv.com

The 59,000-square-foot, environmentally friendly William N. Pennington Health Sciences Building opened a few weeks ago to University of Nevada School of Medicine students and this week to Orvis School of Nursing pupils


Debunking new myths in EMS

• ems1.com

Debunking new myths in EMS, Dr. Bryan Bledsoe spoke about six new EMS myths at a session at EMS World Expo

Lawmakers, State Agencies Argue Over Budget Compliance

• carsonnow.org

The committee was also concerned about a request to transfer about $4.5 million from the budget for the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) to the University of Nevada School of Medicine budget