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School of Medicine in the News

Physician ordered to begin DUI sentence

• RGJ.com

McGee, who graduated with honors from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in the spring of 2009, had claimed that she had been slipped a date-rape drug and was fleeing a man who had sexually assaulted her when she drove the wrong way on Interstate 80 in 2006.

Hospital District to initiate strategic planning

• RGJ.com

Dahlen asked if the SSSHD is associated with the University of Nevada School of Medicine's rural program, and board members indicated the district is not.


Med school hosts diabetes event

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine is hosting its annual diabetes conference, "No More Heart Disease: Addressing Major Modifiable Risk Factors," on Sept. 17 at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino Convention Center, 2707 S. Virginia St.



Vaccine can reduce the risk of shingles

• Las Vegas Review Journal

When you get chickenpox as a kid, you get that infection and your body contains it," says Dr. John Varras, interim chairman of the University of Nevada School of Medicine's internal medicine department.




Phil Goodman

• RGJ.com

After his residency, he began his long association as a researcher and teacher with the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 1983.



Center for Molecular Medicine open for community viewing, tours on August 21

• ThisIsReno.com

Discover the future of health on Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. to noon as the University of Nevada, Reno, the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease invite the public to attend the unveiling of the Center for Molecular Medicine on the University’s campus in Reno.


The Path Chosen Leads to Happiness

• Las Vegas Woman

Attending surgeon at University Medical Center, Dr. Deborah Kuhls, is making a world of difference to many, only by following her dreams.



Health briefs

• RGJ.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Student Outreach Clinic is offering free medical checkups for adults and children from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 28 at the Student Outreach General Clinic.




More than 123 candidates vying for 11 spots on UMC advisory board

• Las Vegas Journal

Some of the well-known applicants are Thalia Dondero, former county commissioner; Ole Thienhaus, acting dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine; John Ruckdeschel, chief executive officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute; and Amber Lopez Lasater, chief of staff of the local Service Employees International Union, which represents many UMC workers.


Watch the Amount: A Jittery, Jumpy Jolt

• Las Vegas Review Journal

"I think a lot of people don't always look at how much caffeine is in their soft drinks," said Sandhya Wahi, an internal-medicine physician and the residency program director for internal medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Doctors join Shore health centers

• DELMARVANOW.COM

His pediatric residency was at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas.


Cosmetic surgeons devote more time to patient 'redos'

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dr. William Zamboni, chief of plastic surgery with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said consumers should always check on a physician's board certification to see if there has been formal training in plastic surgery.


Renown leaders honored with healthcare hero awards

• ThisIsReno.com

All proceeds benefit students pursuing careers in healthcare education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the University of Nevada School of Medicine and Touro University.




Diabetes conference comes to UNR

• Daily Sparks Tribune

The University of Nevada School of Medicine will hold its annual diabetes conference “No More Heart Disease: Addressing Major Modifiable Risk Factors” on Sept. 17 at the Peppermill Convention Center, 2707 S. Virginia St.