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School of Medicine in the News

Today is Match Day

• KRNV Ch. 4

News 4 was there as more than 50 UNR med students learned their fates.





Dr. John Chappel

• Legacy.com

He was a distinguished professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno where he taught in the medical school from 1974-2009.


Commissioners question UNR's commitment to UMC teaching hospital

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

The hospital is already affiliated with the University of Nevada School of Medicine and more than half of the school's residents and clinical faculty are in Las Vegas, interim Dean Cheryl Hug-English said.



March is colon cancer awareness month

• 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.






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?"