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School of Medicine in the News

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.

New breast screening report met with dismay

• LV Review-Journal.com

Dr. Paul Stumpf, the graying 61-year-old chair of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, admits some of his colleagues wonder where his head is at these days.


The University of Nevada School of Medicine releases the 2009 'Physician Workforce in Nevada' report

• Nevada-Today News

Utilizing data collected by the American Medical Association’s Physician Masterfile, the 2009 edition of this report released by the University of Nevada School of Medicine's Office of Education and Health Services Outreach, provides a comprehensive portrait of the physician workforce in Nevada and changes in the composition of the workforce over the past decade.



On the move

• Santa Rosa Press Democrat

She completed her internship at Texas Tech University Health Science School of Medicine and residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Risks can be too high: H1N1 blocks medical moves

• LV Review-Journal.com

Dr. Echezona Ezeanolue, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the University of Nevada School of Medicine as well as an infectious disease specialist, said other pregnant women in the Las Vegas Valley also have had to overcome the H1N1 virus.


Soldier against the drug war

• Reno News & Review

It was written by physician Stephen Frye, retired from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, a task that took more than three years.


ACAAI: Fido Stays Despite Kids' Asthma

• Medical Page Today

Only 29% of surveyed parents reported giving their animals the boot after their allergist told them to do so for their child’s health, Nevin Wilson MD, chair of pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno reported at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology meeting.


I-Team: Fire in the Operating Room - Part 2

• KLAS Ch. 8

“It has been recognized as a problem for a long time,” said Dr. Robert Wang with the University of Nevada School of Medicine.



Telemedicine Plan Gets Cool Reception

• LV Review-Journal.com

Doctors at the University of Nevada's School of Medicine use teleconferencing equipment to assist in clinics and hospitals throughout the state, according to spokeswoman Ann McMillin.



Lupus - The Enemy Within

• LV Review-Journal.com

According to Dr. John Pixley, associate professor and division chair of the Department of Immunology and Rheumatology for the University of Nevada School of Medicine, lupus follows no traditional disease path — it’s as individual as the people affected. And it’s not at all unusual for a person to look perfectly healthy. The disease can also cause neurologic problems such as seizures and psychosis.


Nevada's medical marijuana study stalled

• Reno News & Review

And they set up a state program to research the medical uses of marijuana, housed at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Dr. Omar to return

• Ely Times

She is 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.