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School of Medicine in the News


Interview with Dr. Sachiko St. Jeor, ASN member and committee leader

• American Society for Nutrition

It seems that I have always been a member of ASN, but I felt the need to become more active and involved when I was appointed the Director of the Nutrition Education and Research Program at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 1982.


Maynard Hanks

• Funeral Digest

His second child and firstborn son Douglas was mentored by him and attended the University of Nevada School of Medicine and is now a professor of clinical pathology at the University of California in San Francisco where he carries on the family teaching tradition.


Find a Physician

• Stanford Hospital and Clinics

James Lau, MD, FACS, Academic Appointments Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - General Surgery


Meet the Experts

• Renown Health

She graduated from University of Nevada, Reno and obtained her medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


HCMC welcomes two new physicians

• Paris Post Intelligencer

After his years of service to our country, Ramage completed his residency in family and community medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Philip Gillette

• RGJ.com

In his almost ninety years he left many gifts. Assistant to Dean-Emeritus, University of Nevada School of Medicine, and Management-Emeritus, College of Business Administration, University of Nevada, Chair of Sanford Center Community Advisory Board, Chair of Advisory Board for Angel Kiss Foundation for children with cancer, President of the American Lung Association of Nevada, and many other gifts of love.


New book explores relationship between stress and illness

• MMDNewsWire.com

After he retired from the Navy, Rahe spent time at the University of Nevada School of Medicine where he refined his research on stress and coping.


A new, and older, demographic trend

• Las Vegas Sun

But University of Nevada School of Medicine researchers reported in November that Nevada ranked 48th in the nation in 2007 in the number of physicians per 100,000 residents.

What's next for health care: Are we getting reform?

• 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 new you in the new year?

• RGJ.com

Dr. Ole Thienhaus, dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said the key is setting attainable goals.



Most Surgeons Think Highly of UMC and its CEO

• LasVegasSun.com

Dr. Joseph Thornton’s comments, in particular, are his own and in no way reflect the overall opinion of the 22 surgeons in the Department of Surgery, University of Nevada School of Medicine.


UMC faces criticism from within medical field

• Las Vegas Sun

The ranks of public critics of University Medical Center now include two surgeons who teach at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and are steering patients – and millions of dollars in revenue – away from the public hospital.


Dr. Holly Omar to return to Ely to practice obstetrics

• Ely Times

She's a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in 2005.


President of NLV Chamber to step down

• Las Vegas Business Press

She served as vice president of administration. Powers left that post for an administrative position at the University of Nevada School of Medicine before joining the North Las Vegas Chamber.


Health Care Debate

• KRNV News 4

News 4 compares Senate and House health care bills


Reid dishes out $100 million worth of earmarks

• Nevada News and Views

Labor and health and human services projects will receive almost $13.1 million, including $800,000 for a diabetes center at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, and $900,000 for the Nevada State College Nursing Program.


Funding for projects will help put Nevadans back to work

• All American Patriots

Project: University of Nevada School of Medicine- Nevada Diabetes Center, Requestor: University of Nevada, Reno, Location Reno, Nevada, Amount: $800,000. A University of Nevada Diabetes Center will create a regional center of excellence where patients with uncontrolled diabetes can receive state-of-the-art management directed by a team of appropriately trained specialists.


Local school to host health care center

• KTNV Ch. 13

The clinic is a partnership between Nevada Youth Alliance, and the University of Nevada School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and CCSD.


Deferred blastocyte transfer IVF protocol yields promising results

• Reuters Health

"Post-thaw extended culture to the blastocyst stage improves the selection process for the most viable embryos to transfer," the center's medical director Dr. Bruce Shapiro, who is also director of the division of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, told Reuters Health.


Not enough doctors

• KTVN Ch. 2

At the University of Nevada School of Medicine, there are 62 first year students. Of those 57 are from Nevada.


Asthma patients may be accepting a high burden of disease

• North American Press Syndicate

"The survey results demonstrate that too many patients may simply accept a high burden of asthma," said Stuart Stoloff, M.D., AIM physician adviser and clinical professor of family and community medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine.



UNR outreach clinic helps those in need

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinic for December will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 12.