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School of Medicine in the News

Patients at Risk Under the Knife

• Las Vegas Sun

Dr. Bryan Bledsoe, an emergency room physician at University Medical Center and an author and professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said part of the problem is doctors sometimes get so consumed by the pressures of medicine that they lose sight of the human element of their work.


University of Nevada School of Medicine's Free Clinics for October Announced

• KTVN Ch. 2

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinics for October have been announced for the following dates: a children's clinic will be held October 9 from 8 a.m. to noon., a general clinic will be held October 16 from 8 a.m. to noon and a women's clinic will be on October 25 from 6 to 9 p.m.



School of Medicine offer sleep disorder treatment

• Daily Sparks Tribune

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s clinical practice, University Health System, is now offering sleep medicine centers in Elko and Sparks with Dr. Aditya Bhargava, an internist who is board certified in sleep medicine, serving as medical director at both facilities.


Fire sprinklers in the home save lives

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Two went on to the University of Nevada School of Medicine at approximately $5000 a year… a fire sale cost when out-of-state medical schools would have been $20,000 a year or more.



Conference aims to narrow health equity gap

• RGJ.com

John Packham, Ph.D. is director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and past president of the Nevada Public Health Association.


Health and Wellness: Eggs - Some Hard-boiled Facts

• North Lake Tahoe Bonanza

Dr. Rebecca Gelber is an Incline Village resident and graduate of The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is an adjunct professor with the University of Nevada School of Medicine and practices locally at Tahoe Aesthetic and Integrative Medicine.


Nevada Cancer Institute opens new cancer treatment center at UMC

• Las Vegas TSG Business News

Education Services: NVCI faculty will provide oversight of residents and fellows on their oncology rotations at UMC through separate agreements with the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Doctors confess their fatal mistakes

• Reader's Digest

"It was more than 20 years ago, but it still haunts me," says Bryan E. Bledsoe, a clinical professor of emergency medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


On the Move

• Las Vegas Sun

Bledsoe is a clinical professor of emergency medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and at University Medical Center.


Medical 411

• MD News (Reno-Tahoe-Carson City)

Articles on the School’s Annual White Coat Ceremony, faculty honored as Healthcare Heroes and the Annual Diabetes Conference in September hosted by the medical school.


Health Briefs - Free Clinic

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Student Outreach Clinics are a free service providing care for Washoe County’s medically uninsured population.


Reno psychologist to plead insanity in mail fraud trial

• RGJ.com

A former University of Nevada School of Medicine psychologist is expected to say he is insane ahead of a Sept. 21 mail fraud trial in Reno federal court, according to court records.



Homicide at Sunrise Children's Hospital fuels speculation

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dr. David Gremse, the University of Nevada School of Medicine chairman of pediatrics who often refers to nurses in neonatal intensive care units as "the best of the best," stresses that "it is highly unusual for an infant to tear out a catheter."



University of Nevada School of Medicine Pediatrician Selected for Prestigious National Health Policy Fellow

• MD News

Echezona Ezeanolue, M.D., M.P.H., is among six Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows chosen in 2010. Article appears on p. 12.


Physician ordered to begin DUI sentence

• RGJ.com

McGee, who graduated with honors from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in the spring of 2009, had claimed that she had been slipped a date-rape drug and was fleeing a man who had sexually assaulted her when she drove the wrong way on Interstate 80 in 2006.

Hospital District to initiate strategic planning

• RGJ.com

Dahlen asked if the SSSHD is associated with the University of Nevada School of Medicine's rural program, and board members indicated the district is not.


Med school hosts diabetes event

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine is hosting its annual diabetes conference, "No More Heart Disease: Addressing Major Modifiable Risk Factors," on Sept. 17 at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino Convention Center, 2707 S. Virginia St.



Vaccine can reduce the risk of shingles

• Las Vegas Review Journal

When you get chickenpox as a kid, you get that infection and your body contains it," says Dr. John Varras, interim chairman of the University of Nevada School of Medicine's internal medicine department.