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School of Medicine in the News

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.



News brief: Prematurity Awareness

• Nevada Sagebrush

More information on premature birth is available throughout the month from the University of Nevada School of Medicine professors and clinics.


Tobacco Awareness

• KTVN Ch. 2

David Antonuccio wrote a book dealing with the effects of smoking called Butt Out. He's also a nicotine specialist and professor of psychiatry at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Daughter's illness led family to seek help, start institute

• Reno Gazette-Journal

In 2005, the Nevada Legislature approved $10 million toward the construction of a new research facility at the University of Nevada School of Medicine to further a joint project with the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the Whittemore-Peterson and Nevada Cancer institutes.


Healthcare Check-up In Critical Condition

• Nevada Business

“We can't afford the system we have now,” explains Dr. Ole J. Thienhaus, dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Prepping for Surgeries

• MADDVOCATE.com

“One thing I often say to families is that being in a car crash Is not like having appendicitis. You’re not going to have surgery tonight, go home tomorrow and be OK next week,” says John Fildes, M.D., chair of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and chief of the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the University of Nevada School of Medicine


Atul Gawande seeks to make medicine 'better'

• Nevada Silver & Blue

Foundation Banquet, which turned its focus to health sciences this fall when a record audience of nearly a thousand people came out to honor the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s 40th anniversary at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks.


Healing with Humanity

• LV Review-Journal.com

Marin Gillis, Director of Medical Humanities and Ethics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, designed the program, which is one of the standards for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the nationally recognized accrediting education programs. (This publication is not online.)


Search begins to fill administrative positions

• Nevada SageBrush

In an effort to develop better research and academic cohesion, university officials plan to hire a new administrator to combine the positions of vice president of Health Sciences and dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Breast Cancer Survivor Celebration

• RGJ.com

The Sanford Center for Aging and the University of Nevada School of Medicine are offering a free workshop on caring for older adults in Yerington from 8:15 to 11:45 a.m. Nov. 4 at the Yerington Senior Center, 117 Tilson Way.