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School of Medicine in the News


National, local efforts take aim at epidemic of obesity in children

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

"I think a lot of the problem is that you have a lot of shift workers here in Las Vegas, and quick access to lower-cost buffets and food items, around-the-clock access to food and alcohol," said Robin Morello, a bariatric nurse with the University Weight Loss Center, a partnership of University Medical Center and the University of Nevada School of Medicine




Sunrise nurses under scrutiny

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dr. David Gremse, professor and chair of pediatrics of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said that nurses who work in a neo-natal unit are specially trained, often the best of the best.


Center for Molecular Medicine: Public Opening

• ProHealth

The public is invited to enjoy a day of discovery and tour the new Center for Molecular Medicine, home to the new Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease.


New facility aims to ease RN shortage in area

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

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


Of mice and Molecular Medicine

• Reno Gazette-Journal

When the University of Nevada, Reno's $77 million Center for Molecular Medicine opens in September, it will house 40,000 mice and state-of-the-art laboratories to conduct research into possible cures for muscular dystrophy, breast cancer, stroke, herpes and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other illnesses.



Chair of Pharmacology

• KUNR

University of Nevada, Reno President Milt Glick speaks with Joseph Hume, Chair of Pharmacology at UNR.


On the move

• Las Vegas Sun

Technology/Research: John Gosche of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.




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.