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School of Medicine in the News

91 Percent of U.S. children are insured, survey finds

• Nevada SageBrush Archives

David Gremse, M.D., chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said two main factors may be lowering the number of children who have insurance in his state.



Med School magazine 'Synapse' earns honor

• Nevada News

‘Synapse,' the magazine of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, received a Silver Spike award from the Sierra Nevada chapter of the Public Relations Society of America at the organization’s annual awards dinner Nov. 18 at the Atlantis Hotel Casino in Reno.


Safety and Savings in Las Vegas: Nurses Have Decision Support at UMC

• Patient Safety & Quality HealthCare

UMC, a 565-bed facility affiliated with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, combines the role of county hospital with that of Nevada's only Level 1 Trauma Center, only burn-care unit, and a world-class children's hospital.


Health Briefs

• RGJ.com

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




Brain surgery helps Parkinson's patient control symptoms

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sitting in the office of Dr. Eric Farbman, a neurologist at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Perrigo said he was unaware of either a genetic or dangerous chemical catalyst for his Parkinson's.


Caffeinated alcoholic beverages raising concerns of abuse

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

The problem, explains Dr. Elissa Palmer, chair of the University of Nevada School of Medicine's family and community medicine department, is that "the alcohol is depressing your system, but the caffeine stimulates it so you don't really feel the effects of the alcohol still taking place."


Why we suffer

• Las Vegas Sun

The underfunded University of Nevada School of Medicine's academic center is in Reno.


Donate food, see a planetarium show

• RGJ.com

The Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center at the University of Nevada, Reno, is teaming up with Mojave Mental Health, a clinical practice of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, to host a food drive for clients in need today through Tuesday at the planetarium.


Fellows in the News

• AAP News

Dr. Ezeanolue is associate professor and director of pediatric research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas and founder of the pediatric HIV service in Southern Nevada.


University, Med School receives $16M INBRE renewal

• Nevada News

The National Center for Research Resources of the National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Nevada, Reno $16 million renewing the NV INBRE project housed in the University of Nevada School of Medicine under the direction of Dr. James Kenyon in the Department of Physiology & Cell Biology.


Sweet vibrations: Professor raises money using gong

• Nevada News

Judy Strauss, associate professor of marketing for the University’s College of Business, has been playing gongs and Himalayan bowls for a year and a half and will be using her skills in gong playing and marketing to raise money for the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s free Student Outreach Clinic.


Health Briefs

• Helena Independent Record

Bowling earned her medical degree at American University of the Caribbean and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.



Gene Therapy for Depression in Mice May Lead to Tests in Monkeys, Humans

• Bloomberg

Human testing must be approved by an oversight committee for research at universities and this therapy is likely to face resistance, said David Antonuccio, a psychologist and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.




The perfect storm already is upon us in health care

• 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.


A Few Minutes with Milt

• KUNR

University of Nevada, Reno President Milt Glick talks with Greg Pari, chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the University of Nevada School of Medicine.



Business Beat

• The Spokesman Review

He graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Dean McGee Eye Institute at the University of Oklahoma, and completed his fellowship at West Virginia University in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery.