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  • Dean's Perspective: Increasing Nevada’s Supply of Health Care Professionals
  • Faculty Focus: Alumnus Brings His Spinal Surgery Skills Back to Nevada
  • Resident Round-Up: Home Means Nevada for Two Faculty Members
  • Honor Roll: Thank you to the following individuals, corporations and foundations who supported the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 2013.
  • News and Notes

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  • Beyond residency: New and established fellowships provide physician opportunities.
  • Faculty Focus: Passion, devotion characterize emergency medicine physician
  • Honor Roll: Supporters of the University of Nevada School of Medicine

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  • Ushering in a new era of research: The Center for Molecular Medicine, the first new basic science research facility to be built at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in nearly 30 years, officially opened Aug. 16, 2010 heralding in a new era of research for Nevada.
  • The path of a young doctor: Wilfredo Torres, M.D.’10 was born in El Salvador when civil war engulfed the small, impoverished Central American country.
  • Faculty Focus: Pathology instructor promotes self-learning

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  • Genetics research benefits children: Colleen Morris, M.D., has devoted her life to pediatric genetics research.
  • Pathology chair emphasizes academic medicine: With the goal of raising the bar in academic medicine, integrating digital pathology and building the research function at the School of Medicine, Sanford H. Barsky, M.D., hit the ground running since taking over as chair of the pathology department last fall.
  • Faculty Focus: The glue that binds
  • Honor roll: University of Nevada School of Medicine supporters

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  • A First in Acute Care Surgery Training: After decades of providing excellent surgical care, the University of Nevada School of Medicine and University Medical Center in Las Vegas have developed a national reputation as a practical model of acute care surgery.
  • Triple Threat: The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s pediatric allergy specialty group, based in Reno, has hit the ground running since being established less than two years ago and views itself as the classic triple threat of academicians doing research heavily based in clinical experience.
  • Faculty Focus: Helping Lead the Way in Microbiology Research