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School of Medicine in the News

Medication 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




The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Diane Chau, M.D., receives $2.97 million Health Resources and Services Administration grant

• ThisIsReno.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Diane Chau, M.D., recently earned a grant for $2.97 million over five years from the Health Resources & Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide faculty training in geriatric medicine, dentistry and mental health at the School of Medicine and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine.


Lap band surgery at Las Vegas

• PresseMitteiLung & News

Dr. Hanna teaches as an assistant clinical professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and has received “Top Surgeon” honors in 2002 and 2003, as well as “Top Doctor” for 2006 and 2007.



School of Medicine, Renown Children's Hospital and Cystic Fibrosis Center at Stanford partner to offer patients access to clinical trials

• ThisIsReno.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine, Renown Children’s Hospital and the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Stanford, located at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, have joined forces to allow Cystic Fibrosis patients in northern Nevada to join more than 25 clinical trials with Stanford University serving as a referral center.


Borderline personality disorder: Part nature, part nurture

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

"They (people with BPD) tend to feel a lot of abandonment by others, while the person with antisocial behavior tends to be a loner," says Coni Kalinowski, a psychiatrist with the University of Nevada School of Medicine who works out of the school's mental health practice, Mojave Mental Health.







Doctor recommends regular health tests

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

"It's probably because I couldn't get my dogs to go out in the rain this morning," she told Varras, her primary care doctor and the interim chair of internal medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Med school's free clinic dates

• Times Union
Related: RGJ.com | ThisIsReno.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s free student outreach clinics for January have been announced for the following dates: a children s clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 8; a women’s clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 15; and a general clinic will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 24.


Remaking a Public Hospital

• Inform.com

Rogers will try to attract a top-notch health care partner to work with UMC and the University of Nevada's School of Medicine.


Reno Residents Use Neti Pots Flush Allergies

• RGJ.com

Nasal saline irrigation, flushing the nasal passage with salt water, is an effective way to wash out allergens, said Dr. Nevin Wilson, an allergist, immunologist and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.



Health and Wellness: Reasons to quit smoking

• North Lake Tahoe Bonanza

She is an adjunct professor with the University of Nevada School of Medicine and practices locally at Tahoe Aesthetic and Integrative Medicine, (775) 298-1750, www.tahoemedicalspa.com.



School of Medicine's book signing rescheduled

The book signing and reception for the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Greasewood Press’ “The Birthplace of Nevada Medicine: Carson City,” has been rescheduled for this coming Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sierra Surgery Hospital, 1400 Medical Pkwy.


Health reform highlights doctor shortages

• KOLO Ch. 8

“As a state we turn out nine or so residents per year to family medicine. You know in the state. And so we are looking at adding 300 physicians – doing nine a year doesn’t get you there,” says Dr. Daniel Spogen.


Thyroid disease common in U.S

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dr. Kenneth Izuora, an endocrinologist at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas and describes the thyroid as "the engine of the body."


Bipartisanship's empty promise

• 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