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Dean Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D. giving his state of the school 2014

Dean Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D. presented his 2014 State of the School Address in Las Vegas on September 15, and in Reno on September 16. Dr. Schwenk highlighted initiatives in the areas of education, research, patient care, community engagement, graduate medical education and significant achievements throughout the School of Medicine. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

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Know your risk for flu complications

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Molly Torvinen, MD, is a family medicine physician who sees patients at Northern Nevada Medical Group's Sparks location at 5975 S. Los Altos, Suite 100. Dr. Torvinen earned her medical degree and completed her family medicine residency at University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno.

Amino acid supplement helps diabetic foot wounds

• Food Consumer.org

Taking targeted amino acid supplements helps diabetic foot wounds in diabetic patients, according to a review authored by researchers at University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada.

People on the Move: Sept. 14-20

• Vegas, Inc.

Dr. Jacob Skinner is an OB/GYN at Women’s Health Associates of Southern Nevada. Skinner attended UNLV and University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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The goal of the Nevada Telemedicine Summit is to examine the state of the art in rural and mobile telemedicine, establish federal, state and industry partnerships and finally, begin the development of Nevada as a Telemedicine Center of Excellence in a template that can be applied universally.

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