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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.


Artists in Healing I - Opening Reception, Thursday, May 13, 2010

• Reno DateBook
Related: Arts4Nevada.org

It features the work of three University of Nevada School of Medicine students who have participated in Renown’s “Artist in Residency” program, which provides an opportunity for medical student artists to creatively express their experiences while aesthetically attending to the world of a hospital.



UNR students honor medical participants

• RGJ.com

First-year students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine will honor individuals who participated in the anatomical donation program with a memorial service on Friday.


Pay attention, but don't be afraid of snakes

• RGJ.com

More young men get bitten on the hands and arms while provoking a snake, while most accidental bites occur on the lower extremities, said Dr. David Fiore, associate professor and director of community medicine in the family medicine department at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno.




Gunners blazing

• New Physician Magazine

During her first year, the gunner mentality initially rubbed off on Rachael VanDeBogart, now a second-year at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Buzzing with ideas

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

“We spent a lot of time talking about coffee,” said Thomas Kozel, the center’s project manager from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and a professor of microbiology.



March of Dimes awards the University of Nevada School of Medicine's Iain Buxton preterm birth research grant

• PHYSORG.com
Related: Genomeweb.com | Medical News Today | Only Health News

University of Nevada School of Medicine pharmacology professor Iain Buxton, Pharm.D., is one of six researchers nationwide who recently received word that he will receive a share of $2.6 million in preterm birth research grants from the March of Dimes over the next three years to support his work studying the causes of preterm birth.