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Oct. 26, 2023

Two Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV medical practitioners were named 2023 Healthcare Heroes by Nevada Business Magazine. Dr. Michael Daubs, former professor and chair of orthopaedics, was named Educator of the Year for his work instructing medical residents, and pediatric nurse practitioner Pamela Girgis was named Community Partner of the Year for her efforts in UNLV Health's school-based clinics, providing free and low-cost care to children in economically challenged neighborhoods.