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School of Medicine in the News


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.


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.