Spring 2013
Class Chat

synapse: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Charles St. Hill

Charles St. Hill, M.D., Surgery Residency '10, above, has joined the University of Nevada School of Medicine faculty in the Department of Surgery and the Division of Surgical Oncology in Las Vegas. He completed his residency training in general surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

1970s

Louis A. Bonaldi, M.D. '77, of The Center for Plastic Surgery has been selected as a top plastic surgeon in Reno by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals. He will be spotlighted in The Leading Physicians of the World.

1980s

Matthew Boulton, M.D. '87, M.P.H., received the 2012 Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Public Health Practice from the Association of Schools of Public Health. Boulton was the first associate dean for practice at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and founded the Office of Public Health Practice. He is associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. He has authored major technical reports for government agencies and membership associations.

Paul Mozen, D.O., Internal Medicine Residency '87, joined Northern Nevada Medical Group at its new Reno location. Mozen is an internist who has practiced for more than 20 years. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri, and completed residency in Reno at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

1990s

Jeffrey Salomone, M.D. '90 has been named chief, trauma and surgical critical care at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ, and professor of surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix.

Quinn Pauly, M.D. '90 joined Renown Medical Group as a new premier care program physician. Pauly is board certified in family medicine and completed his residency at Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, Calif. The premier care program offers patients greater access to their primary care physician beyond scheduled office visits through a reduced practice size.

Steven D. Lampinen, M.D. '95 has joined Nathan Adelson Hospice as medical director. Lampinen earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from UNLV, then attended the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He completed his family practice residency through the University of Nevada School of Medicine as chief resident.

Terry Olivas, M.D. '97, a cardiothoracic surgeon, joined Essentia Health Heart and Vascular Center in Duluth, Minn. Olivas served a residency in general surgery at the Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, and a residency in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at the University of Texas Southwest Medical Center in Dallas. He is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in surgery and thoracic surgery.

Christopher daCosta, M.D., Internal Medicine Residency '99 has joined the Department of Medicine/Internal Medicine at the Doylestown Hospital in Pennsylvania. He completed his medical education at University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia and his residency training in internal medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine's Las Vegas campus. He also completed a research fellowship at the University of London in immunology/infectious disease. He is board certified in internal medicine.

2000s

Julie (Sara) Johnson, M.D. '06 joined the orthopaedic surgery team as a foot and ankle specialist at Essentia Health, Fargo, N.D. She completed an orthopaedic surgery residency through Michigan State University and Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. She also completed a foot and ankle fellowship at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, R.I.

Michael O'Brien, M.D. '09, Family Medicine Residency '12, has joined the Northern Nevada Medical Group at its new Reno location.