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School of Medicine in the News


Team Approach Key For Weight-Loss Clinic

• HealthCanal.com

Molini-Blandford and Sanders are affiliated with the Center for Nutrition and Metabolism (CNM) at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Kidney donors in Las Vegas share health

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

To Dr. Ole Thienhaus, a psychiatrist and dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, the women illustrate the "self-actualization" concept in the late psychologist Abraham Maslow's "Hierarchy of Human Needs" theory.


A Few Minutes with Milt

• Las Vegas Sun

Bernick relocated to Southern Nevada in 1994 to join the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and has since directed the development of a statewide network of Alzheimer’s disease care, with clinics in Las Vegas, Reno and Elko.



Intensive-fitness classes offered

• Reno Gazette-Journal

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinics are a free service providing care for Washoe County's medically uninsured population.



'Boot drive' is time well spent by firefighters

• Las Vegas Sun

Thanks in part to funding received through the local firefighter Fill the Boot drive, MDA maintains a clinic at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and a special summer camp for children affected by neuromuscular diseases at the Nevada 4-H Camp at Lake Tahoe.


County to pay at least $500,000 to settle 2005 UMC contract

• Las Vegas Sun

Another board that would report to the operating board would also be made up of nine members, four appointed by the commissioners and four appointed by the higher education system to create a strong relationship between the hospital and the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Health care needs a new kind of hero

• Harvard Business Review April 2010

One of the most fascinating experiments along these lines is at the University of Nevada at Reno, where the University of Nevada School of Medicine and nursing have combined facilities and courses.


Miracle in Haiti

• Nevada Silver and Blue Spring 2010

It is nearly a week after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastates Haiti. Jeremiah Nielson, D.O., who completed pediatric residency training at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, and now lives in Los Angeles, feels compelled to travel to the ravaged country and help.


Interdisciplinary medical simulation center opens in Las Vegas

• Nevada Silver & Blue Spring 2010

The facility, on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Shadow Lane campus, serves as the premier training facility in southern Nevada for the next generation of University of Nevada School of Medicine-educated physicians and surgeons, as well as nurses from UNLV and Nevada State College.


Philanthropy is changing how students learn

• Nevada Silver and Blue Spring 2010

This building will allow expansion of the University of Nevada School of Medicine class size from 62 to 100, for a total eventual enrollment of 400.


Local health care providers say Elko is in need of public health nurse

• Elko Daily Free Press

Gerald Ackerman, associate director of the University of Nevada School of Medicine Center for Education and Health Services Outreach, is part of Elko Health Consortium, a group working to bring a community health nurse back to Elko.


Carson doctors: Health reform not a cure-all

• Nevada Appeal

Ole J. Thienhaus, the dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said he agrees with the mandate to require all Americans to obtain health insurance by 2014 or face a penalty, which could relieve pressure on hospital emergency rooms that often treat patients seeking medical attention for non-life-threatening ailments because they lack health coverage — a cost often lobbed onto the backs of taxpayers.


Free Medical Clinic for Older Adults

• Daily Sparks Tribune

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Student Outreach Clinic will hold a geriatric-specific clinic for older adults on April 10 from 9 a.m. to noon.


Division Taking No Action Against Doctor for his online videos

• KTVN Ch. 13
Related: Las Vegas Sun

"It rings a little hollow to me because we have had mental illness jokes for the longest time and I don't think they have helped much to de-sympathize mental illness. I think sober information would go a much longer way in accomplishing that goal," said Dr. Ole Thienhaus, a psychiatrist and dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Free April Clinic Dates Announced

• KTVN Ch 2.

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinics for April have been announced for the following dates: a women's clinic will be held April 5 from 6 to 9 p.m., a new geriatrics clinic is planned for April 10 from 9 a.m. to noon, a children's clinic will be held April 17 from 8 a.m. to noon and a general clinic will be on April 24 from 8 a.m. to noon.


George Thomas Smith

• The Birmingham News

He was invited to join the Desert Research Institute in Reno, Nevada and went on to become the Founding Dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.




Officials meeting at UMC to discuss seat belt safety

• KTNV Ch. 13

Advocates for Seat Belt Safety will gather at UMC's Trauma Center on Monday morning to discuss recent research from the University of Nevada School of Medicine linking health care costs to crash data, proving that there is still a specific need for the seat belt law in Nevada to be upgraded to standard enforcement.


Katharine Mary Hart-Guttke

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Katharine wanted any donations to go to one of the following: University of Nevada School of Medicine Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, St. Mary's in the Mountains Catholic Church, any U.S. Military Charity, The American Cancer Society.


Med Students Face The Future

• KOLO Ch. 13

Here at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, as well as other medical schools across the country, students waited to see which residency they "matched."