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School of Medicine in the News


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.




Women's Health Assessment Program

• KTVN Ch. 2

She's an associate professor, Dr. Jennifer Zebrack, of internal medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.




Mesa View Recruiting New Physicians

• Mesquite Local News

Pettit is currently in the residency program at University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno.


Back to Basics

• RGJ.com

Dr. Carol Scott, director of the sports medicine fellowship program at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, says she has seen an increased interest in boot camp-style workouts, and they have several benefits.





National, local efforts take aim at epidemic of obesity in children

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

"I think a lot of the problem is that you have a lot of shift workers here in Las Vegas, and quick access to lower-cost buffets and food items, around-the-clock access to food and alcohol," said Robin Morello, a bariatric nurse with the University Weight Loss Center, a partnership of University Medical Center and the University of Nevada School of Medicine




Sunrise nurses under scrutiny

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dr. David Gremse, professor and chair of pediatrics of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said that nurses who work in a neo-natal unit are specially trained, often the best of the best.


Center for Molecular Medicine: Public Opening

• ProHealth

The public is invited to enjoy a day of discovery and tour the new Center for Molecular Medicine, home to the new Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease.