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School of Medicine in the News

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.


The University of Nevada School of Medicine offers free cognitive aging classes

• Reno Gazette-Journal

The Nevada Geriatric Education Center, a joint program of the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the Sanford Center for Aging, in conjunction with departments from University of Nevada, Reno Division of Health Sciences, is presenting two educational opportunities on cognitive aging on Wednesday, June 16 at various locations across the state, including Yerington.


Senior Scholars honored for achievement beyond norm

• Nevada News

“The classes that are offered and the teaching faculty here have been incredibly supportive of me and my ambition to become a physician,” said Wipfli, who will attend the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Sports physicals to be offered at high school

• Boulder City Review

The Select Medical Corporation and physicians from the University of Nevada School of Medicine will be conducting physicals for current Boulder City High School students and incoming freshman at the Boulder City High School gymnasium beginning at 5:30 p.m. today.



Board of Regents District 7

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

He also wants the University of Nevada School of Medicine, which is based in Reno, to become more active in Southern Nevada.




Weight-loss surgery changes lives

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

"But when they see a 'before' picture of his brother Cody, chances are people won't think it's so impossible," said Robin Morello, the nurse coordinator at the Weight Loss Surgery Center at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas.



For your health

• Reno News and Review

Artists in Healing I is an exhibition of artwork by three artists: University of Nevada School of Medicine fourth-year students Jillian Wall and Erica Low, and 2009 medical school graduate Seth Bellister.


William M. Tappan

• RGJ.com

He donated his remains as an anatomical gift to the University of Nevada School of Medicine.



Our Unhealthy State of Affairs

• 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.