Catherine Goring, M.D., has been named interim chair of the School of Medicine’s Department of Internal Medicine. She also serves as a hospitalist at Renown Health. Phillipe C. Bishop, M.D., senior vice president of hematology and oncology therapeutics at Gilead Sciences, Inc., has been named the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s 2015 Distinguished Alumnus. He graduated in 1993.
University Medical Center and the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Departments of Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynecology were recently awarded a simulator grant by Intuitive Surgical for the advancement of robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery.
“We’re aiming to be, and are on track to be,” Shigemitsu says, the first place in the state (UMC is working with the University of Nevada medical school) to “have all these experts, including pulmonologists, thoracic/lung surgeons, the medical oncologists, the radiation oncologists and also palliative care” allied in a patient’s care.
Susan Park, Samanda Durand, and Justin Chang have joined the staff at Renown Medical Acupuncture. Dr. Park has previous training in acupuncture. She graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and received a certification of added qualification for sports medicine.
These events will be coordinated by Amerigroup Nevada and respective CCSD officials in partnership with various third-party Clark County health providers, including the Future Smiles, Immunize Nevada, Nevada Health Centers, University of Nevada School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and UNLV School of Dental Medicine.
Following his residency, Dr. Jones underwent extensive specialty training by completing a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he was the team doctor for a Division 1 college, and provided coverage for professional boxing and MMA.
A new law in Nevada is expanding the use of telemedicine, which relies on virtual technology to connect doctors and patients. This makes Nevada the most advanced state in the country for telehealth implementation.
Intuitive Surgical (Nasdaq:ISRG) today awarded simulator grants to five top U.S. medical centers to advance the field of training for robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery. The University of Rochester Medical Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine and University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center will each receive a da Vinci Surgical System Surgeon Console and Skills Simulator™ for one year to pursue novel research initiatives.
“We worked with an exhibit designer firm, Council, which is a group of museum professionals who collaborate to design museum galleries,” said Patrick Turner, The Discovery spokesman. “We also worked with locals — the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Renown Health, Carson Tahoe Hospital and Reno Orthopedic Clinic — to make sure it was (accurate to) modern health care and human sciences.”
The existing University of Nevada School of Medicine didn’t appear to be in much better shape. Whereas higher education officials asked for more than $5 million to expand UNSOM’s programs up north — in order to make way for the new UNLV medical school down south — the governor had granted it just shy of $2 million.
Dr. Severino has broad range of experience. For many years he served as an Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Nevada School Of Medicine in Las Vegas. He co-founded the Nevada Fertility Center for Advanced Reproductive Endocrinology and Surgery.