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School of Medicine in the News

Trauma center sees ‘worst’ every day

• Mojave Valley Daily News

Carrison is known for his bedside manner, but his diverse background may be what helps him get along with a wide array of patients. Medical director of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, chairman of the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine and former FBI agent, he instantly strikes up a conversation with able patients — asking them about their lives, work and families.

UNLV’s vision for medical school moving closer to reality

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

That’s not accounting for about 120 faculty members who are expected to transition from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine to the UNLV School of Medicine as the Reno school shifts its focus to Northern Nevada.

14 New Faculty Join 6 Medical School Departments

• University at Buffalo - The State University of New York

Juanne M. Osigweh, MD, is a clinical assistant professor. She was a general surgery resident and conducted postdoctoral research on gastrointestinal surgery at Yale University School of Medicine. She completed fellowships in critical care surgery at University of Nevada School of Medicine and in burn surgery at Cincinnati’s Shriners Hospital for Children.

First class from the University School of Medicine receive white coats

• KTNV Ch. 13

This marks the first class from the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Thirty-eight of the new physicians will work in internal medicine; the other 14 will work in general surgery.

UNSOM Changes Name To Focus On Northern Nevada


The University of Nevada School of Medicine has changed its name to the University of Nevada, *Reno* School of Medicine. Let's turn to our news director Michelle Billman to learn why.

County health board to discuss hospital prices

• Elko Daily Free Press

The board also will receive an update on the community health needs survey from the state office of Rural Health and the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Town hall on misuse of prescription drugs set for July 12 at UNR

• KRNV Ch. 4/Fox 11

Join Together Northern Nevada (JTNN) and the Community Opioid Response Alliance are hosting a community town hall on the misuse of prescription drugs. The event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, July 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Commentary: New name. Same outstanding school

• Elko Daily Free Press

The School of Medicine has a new name: we now are the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. The Health Sciences Committee of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents on June 10 approved a proposal from the school for the new name to be effective July 1.

Meet St. James Healthcare's orthopedic physicians

• Montana Standard

Dr. Blavatsky transferred to Carroll College in Helena graduating in 1977 with a degree in biology. He completed medical school at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno in 1981.

Doctors Without Bodies: Death Begets Widely Needed Gift


At the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine anatomical donations are instrumental in training future doctors. Cadavers are hard to come by, and more will be needed as the program grows.

Growing the next generation of doctors

• Las Vegas Business Press

MountainView is constructing an 80,000 square-foot four-story medical office building that will be completed by the first quarter of 2017. The first two floors will house its graduate education program in affiliation with the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Follow these tips for getting along with Mother Nature this summer

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

If you must go outside, Dr. Mark Stovak, the sports medicine physician at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, recommends putting ice around your neck, armpits and groin if you get overheated or start to feel lightheaded.

Medical School adds Reno to its name

• KKOH Radio

The new medical school at UNLV is prompting an identity crisis for our own [University of Nevada School of Medicine], which will now add Reno to its name.