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School of Medicine in the News

Coloring keeps minds off chemotherapy

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dr. Ole Thienhaus, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said the beauty of coloring during a difficult time in one's life is that it "gives you a creative boost without the threat of not being good enough. It's not like trying to write a novel or paint, where you worry that you don't have talent."


Look as Young as You Feel: Optimize Your Skin Health

• 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.


The University of Nevada School of Medicine to hold one free clinic in December

• Daily Sparks Tribune

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Student Outreach Clinic date for December has been announced for Dec. 11 from 8 a.m. to noon. This is a general clinic serving adults and children and is the only clinic scheduled for this month due to the holidays.


5 Myths About Depression Treatments

• CounterPunch.org

Research psychologist David Antonuccio at the University of Nevada School of Medicine reports, “Combined psychotherapy and drug treatment do not appear to be superior to therapy or drug treatment alone.”


Health, Nevadans poles apart

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

The University of Nevada School of Medicine graduates about 60 doctors per year.




91 Percent of U.S. children are insured, survey finds

• Nevada SageBrush Archives

David Gremse, M.D., chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said two main factors may be lowering the number of children who have insurance in his state.



Med School magazine 'Synapse' earns honor

• Nevada News

‘Synapse,' the magazine of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, received a Silver Spike award from the Sierra Nevada chapter of the Public Relations Society of America at the organization’s annual awards dinner Nov. 18 at the Atlantis Hotel Casino in Reno.


Safety and Savings in Las Vegas: Nurses Have Decision Support at UMC

• Patient Safety & Quality HealthCare

UMC, a 565-bed facility affiliated with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, combines the role of county hospital with that of Nevada's only Level 1 Trauma Center, only burn-care unit, and a world-class children's hospital.


Health Briefs

• 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.




Brain surgery helps Parkinson's patient control symptoms

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sitting in the office of Dr. Eric Farbman, a neurologist at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Perrigo said he was unaware of either a genetic or dangerous chemical catalyst for his Parkinson's.


Caffeinated alcoholic beverages raising concerns of abuse

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

The problem, explains Dr. Elissa Palmer, chair of the University of Nevada School of Medicine's family and community medicine department, is that "the alcohol is depressing your system, but the caffeine stimulates it so you don't really feel the effects of the alcohol still taking place."


Why we suffer

• Las Vegas Sun

The underfunded University of Nevada School of Medicine's academic center is in Reno.


Donate food, see a planetarium show

• RGJ.com

The Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center at the University of Nevada, Reno, is teaming up with Mojave Mental Health, a clinical practice of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, to host a food drive for clients in need today through Tuesday at the planetarium.


Fellows in the News

• AAP News

Dr. Ezeanolue is associate professor and director of pediatric research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas and founder of the pediatric HIV service in Southern Nevada.


University, Med School receives $16M INBRE renewal

• Nevada News

The National Center for Research Resources of the National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Nevada, Reno $16 million renewing the NV INBRE project housed in the University of Nevada School of Medicine under the direction of Dr. James Kenyon in the Department of Physiology & Cell Biology.


Sweet vibrations: Professor raises money using gong

• Nevada News

Judy Strauss, associate professor of marketing for the University’s College of Business, has been playing gongs and Himalayan bowls for a year and a half and will be using her skills in gong playing and marketing to raise money for the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s free Student Outreach Clinic.


Health Briefs

• Helena Independent Record

Bowling earned her medical degree at American University of the Caribbean and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.