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School of Medicine in the News

AT&T internet issues to be addressed in near future

• The Ely Times

The hospital now has a 100mb circuit through which it shares radiological images and health information with the University of Nevada Medical School in Reno and Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas.

One nation: How millennials could change the health care system for everyone

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Dr. Daniel Spogen, who chairs the University of Nevada Department of Family Medicine, is already seeing a difference in doctors' relationships with patients. Older generations, for example, develop a personal relationship with their doctor, who they expect to be there for them 24/7 in case of an emergency.

School of Medicine looks ahead

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

The University of Nevada School of Medicine is a statewide public medical school that has been training future physicians in Nevada, conducting groundbreaking research and working with Nevada’s healthcare institutions for the past 47 years.

Medical Students Offer Free Clinic at UNR


The Student Outreach Clinic at the University of Nevada, Reno has been around for 20 years. Yet, there's still a lot of people that don't know about it.

Finding ideal cardiovascular health — an elusive target

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Michael J. Bloch, MD, FACP, FASH, FSVM, FNLA is president of the Northern Nevada Board, American Heart Association. He is an associate professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and the medical director for Vascular Care at the Renown Institute for Heart and Vascular Health.

How Should End Of Life Be Determined?


Dr. J. Ivan Lopez is the Chair of the Department of Neurology at the Nevada School of Medicine. He backs up those claims and says the current standards are sufficient.

Good News: School of Medicine hosts free clinics


With the goal of providing more services for the medically uninsured in Washoe County, the University of Nevada School of Medicine has scheduled Student Outreach Clinics in February.

The right medicine for any athlete

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Mark Stovak, MD, practices at the University of Nevada School of Medicine Sports Medicine Clinic, located near the southeast corner of Mackay Stadium.

Dr. James Eells Discusses Concierge Medicine Model


James Robert Eells, M.D. is a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He specializes in Internal Medicine and Urgent Care in his concierge-style medical practice in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Good News: Med school holds information session


High school and undergraduate students interested in a career in medicine are invited to attend a keynote address at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Joe Crowley Student Union, Room 402, on Feb. 1 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Ask the RGJ: Does using marijuana jeopardize pain meds?


To see if doctors in general will cut off prescriptions for pain medication to marijuana users, Daniel Spogen, chair of the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s department of family medicine, said marijuana can increase the side effects of prescribed pain killers.

Health Watch: Avoid winter sports injuries


Dr. Mark Stovak, is a sports medicine physician from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and he spoke about how to best prepare for outdoor winter sports.

Diet program at Univ. of Nev. receives national recognition

• KRNV Ch. 4

A program offered at the University of Nevada School of Medicine is getting national recognition for a diet program. The U.S. News & World Report's Best Diets of 2016 rankings included the HMR Weight Management Services as No. 1 when it comes to fastest weight-loss.

Student-researcher earns prestigious fellowship

• Nevada Silver & Blue

Apurva Sarathy, a doctoral student in the department of pharmacology, exemplifies the University of Nevada School of Medicine's commitment to research that aims to save lives, and she is a splendid example of student success at the University of Nevada, Reno.

People on the Move: Jan. 10

• Reno Gazette-Journal

He also makes time to help educate the doctors of tomorrow as an associate professor with the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Free health clinics

• KRNV Ch. 4

The University of Nevada School of Medicine hosted the first of three clinics this month.

Online Tool Compares Healthcare Stats Across Nevada


Tabor Griswold is a research analyst for the University of Nevada School of Medicine, which created the database. While compiling information from more than fifty sources, she was surprised at how heavily tied Nevada's doctor shortage is to one specific area of the state.

Grandma with Attitude: New geriatric clinic for older adults

• Reno Gazette-Journal

The Sanford Center Geriatric Specialty Clinic, a covered benefit for Medicare patients and managed Medicare patients across Northern Nevada, offers a new resource for clinical services and support promoting the quality of life.

Packham: Nevada's unfinished business of tobacco prevention

• Reno Gazette-Journal

John Packham, Ph.D. is director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and currently serves as the president of the Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition.

Are you inheriting more than genes from your father?

• Science/AAAS

“We’ve found another link that can connect the father and offspring,” says reproductive biologist Qi Chen, a study co-author, now at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno.