In this health watch from KUNR's Beyond the Headlines, Richelle O'Driscoll, director of public affairs, Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine, talks about diabetes awareness, treatment and prevention with Dr. Evan Klass, Chief of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Division in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
Three AAP members were among those selected for 2015 American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) awards.Miriam Bar-on, M.D., FAAP, of Las Vegas, will receive the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award.
In this installment of the health watch from Beyond the Headlines, Richelle O'Driscoll, Director of Public Affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine, talks to Dr. Carol Scott, associate professor and director of sports medicine fellowships at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, about concussions and sports injuries.
Comparatively speaking, northern Nevada is doing better than southern Nevada, but the stand outs are pediatrics and psychiatry,’ says John Packham, director of Health Policy Research, Office of Statewide Initiatives, the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
The University of Nevada School of Medicine will honor and recognize Native American Nevadans and those dedicated to their health at the annual National and Nevada Rural Health Day event, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Pennington Medical Education Building at the University of Nevada, Reno.
The Nevada Geriatric Education Center, a division of the Office of Statewide Initiatives at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, is offering free caregiver training sessions in the following communities this fall.
"It's dangerous. Even though it's legal, it doesn't make it safe," said Susan Crowder, director of nursing at Mojave Mental Health, a University of Nevada School of Medicine facility. "If it's just on our corner, I'm concerned about the rest of this city."
Pfizer, which acquired Wyeth in 2009, agreed last week to make an $8 million donation that will go toward the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the University Medical Center to fund Nevada health care programs affecting women’s health issues.
But more isn't necessarily better. First off, drinking too much coffee can adversely affect sleep health and raise anxiety. Too much caffeine use 1) has been associated with increased depression and 2) may reduce a woman’s likelihood of becoming pregnant (according to researchers from the University of Nevada School of Medicine).
In this health watch from Beyond the Headlines, Richelle O'Driscoll talks about the Student Outreach Clinics that are available to the community provided by medical students at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
“From a pediatrician’s point of view, the child can’t give me the history,” says Dr. Mary Beth Hogan, a pediatric allergy and immunology specialist and professor in the University of Nevada School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. “So the history is what can be obtained from the parent or caregiver.”
The Nell J. Redfield Foundation today announced it has pledged $900,000 over a five-year period to fund a the position for a joint chair of pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine/Pediatrician-in-Chief of Renown Children's Hospital.