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School of Medicine in the News

Commentary: New name. Same outstanding school

• Elko Daily Free Press

The School of Medicine has a new name: we now are the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. The Health Sciences Committee of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents on June 10 approved a proposal from the school for the new name to be effective July 1.


Meet St. James Healthcare's orthopedic physicians

• Montana Standard

Dr. Blavatsky transferred to Carroll College in Helena graduating in 1977 with a degree in biology. He completed medical school at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno in 1981.



Doctors Without Bodies: Death Begets Widely Needed Gift

• KUNR

At the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine anatomical donations are instrumental in training future doctors. Cadavers are hard to come by, and more will be needed as the program grows.




Growing the next generation of doctors

• Las Vegas Business Press

MountainView is constructing an 80,000 square-foot four-story medical office building that will be completed by the first quarter of 2017. The first two floors will house its graduate education program in affiliation with the University of Nevada School of Medicine.




Follow these tips for getting along with Mother Nature this summer

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

If you must go outside, Dr. Mark Stovak, the sports medicine physician at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, recommends putting ice around your neck, armpits and groin if you get overheated or start to feel lightheaded.



Medical School adds Reno to its name

• KKOH Radio

The new medical school at UNLV is prompting an identity crisis for our own University of Nevada medical school, which will now add Reno to its name.


School of Medicine adds "Reno" to its name

• Nevada Today

At its meeting this morning, the Health Sciences Committee of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents accepted the School of Medicine's request to formally change its name to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2016.


School of Medicine adds "Reno" to its name

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

At its meeting Friday morning, the Health Sciences Committee of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents accepted the School of Medicine’s request to formally change its name to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2016.



UNR professors

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Yan, a professor of physiology and cell biology, established his lab at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 2004. His research addresses the molecular mechanism of reproduction and fertility control.


The Notes: June 5-12

• Vegas, Inc.

The MountainView Hospital/University of Nevada School of Medicine General Surgery Residency Program will have 28 positions. Surgery residents, post-graduate years 1-4, have an anticipated start date of June 27.



Around the State: June 2016

• Nevada Business magazine

Last month, the University of Nevada School of Medicine held commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2016 in the Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Building Healthcare in Southern Nevada with the Clark County Medical Society

• Nevada Business magazine

When graduates of existing medical schools – University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, and Touro University, as well as the new schools, UNLV School of Medicine and Roseman University of Health Sciences – will be able to do their training in Nevada, we’ll have a better shot at keeping bright, young, talented doctors in state.


Truckee, North Tahoe students participate in cadaver surgery at UNR

• Sierra Sun/North Lake Tahoe Bonanza

Roughly 30 Truckee and North Tahoe High School students recently experienced what it would be like to work as an orthopedic surgeon with the help of University of Nevada School of Medicine and Tahoe Forest Health System.



Rheumatology & Other Medical Residents Have High Risk of Depression

• The Rheumatologist

Dr. Mata agrees with Thomas L. Schwenk, MD, of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, who penned an accompanying editorial in JAMA titled “Resident Depression: The Tip of a Graduate Medical Education Iceberg,” which gave three possible solutions to the increased risk for depression among doctors in training.


People

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Julie Thomas has been named academic coordinator for the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s physician assistant program.