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School of Medicine in the News



Nursing a Nevada shortage

• Daily Sparks Tribune

“There is a lot of anecdotal evidence that the nursing shortage has been reduced or gone away,” said John Packham, director of health policy research for the University of Nevada School of Medicine


Pain in the Quiet (Not Red) Eye

• American Family Physician

David C. Fiore, M.D., University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada


Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP

• EMS Responder

He is a clinical professor of emergency medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and in the Department of Emergency Medicine at University Medical Center in Las Vegas.

Larson named interim director of Community Health Sciences

• Nevada News

Longtime faculty member Trudy Larson, a professor in the department of pediatrics, and former chair of pediatrics and associate dean at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, has been named interim director of the University of Nevada School of Medicine's School of Community Health Sciences, effective Sept. 1.



Low carb diet better for obese women with insulin resistance

• Food Consumer

For the study funded by Jenny Craig, Raymond Plodkowski, M.D., at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and colleagues tested these two diets in 45 obese women aged 18 to 65 who had insulin resistance.


University physicians help patch up Reno Rodeo cowboys

• Reno Gazette-Journal

In Reno, the sports medicine team’s work is complemented in a big way by local volunteers, including four physicians on the faculty of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Milestones

• Vindy.com

Michael R. Krainock of Youngstown graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, Nev.





St. Mary's opens new primary care location

• Daily Sparks Tribune

Dr. Grinsell is a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine and has been practicing since 1999 and in Reno since 2004.


New UNR facility will ease nurse shortfall

• Northern Nevada Business

The three-story building will consolidate the campus’ nursing and medical students, and boost enrollment totals for both education programs.



Health services enter retail level

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

A national study by University of Nevada School of Medicine researcher John Packham was cited at the summit and found that retail health clinic visits constitute about 13 percent of adult primary care appointments.


Business Briefs

• Appeal Democrat.com

Anesthesiologist Dr. Angela Henszel has joined Sutter North Medical Group. She received her medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno and completed her residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.




High pay approved despite cuts

• UNLV Rebel Yell

Though Ole Thienhaus, dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, explained that the remaining 26 and 25 percent of Stone and Ammr’s salaries, respectively, would be made up by the revenue their services would bring to the institution through clinical practice, several regents questioned the reliability of this plan.


Nevada regents OK department, degree cuts at UNR

• RGJ.com

Sachiko St. Jeor, a professor in the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said she is retiring from her position, which will be a salary savings that could fund two faculty positions for the nutrition center.


Keef wins $1.2 million grant to study the 'unspoken affliction'

• Nevada Silver & Blue

The jokes are inevitable considering her area of research, but Kathleen Keef, professor of physiology and cell biology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, has a developed a thick skin and takes it in stride.


Faculty Awards and Accomplishments

• Nevada Silver & Blue

Dr. Miriam Bar-on, graduate medical education: elected to the membership of the American Pediatric Society.


Faces on the quad

• Nevada Silver & Blue

Patrick Woodard, University of Nevada School of Medicine student, is one of only 20 medical students nationwide to receive the American Medical Association’s Leadership Award for 2010.