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UNLV’s first class of surgical residents move forward into their careers.
Donors step up to support UNLV programs that serve the community in the aftermath of October 1 shooting.
A new study will examine the outcomes of two female sterilization options to help women make more informed decisions.
For children with rare conditions, UNLV Medicine surgeon restores the ability to show happiness.
Thirty-eight faculty will receive a combined $332,270 in seed funding for their research, scholarship, and creative activity.
Helping build a medical school from scratch is a rare opportunity this new staffer says she couldn’t ignore.
Although high school teachers discouraged him, Michael G. Scheidler was determined to become a doctor.
A nursing researcher helps those affected by violent crimes receive quality, equitable assistance from the law enforcement, medical, and justice systems.
University physicians say advances in treatment provide promising options.
This neuroscientist joined UNLV to discover how DNA contributes to disease development or prevention.
School of Medicine professor Dr. John Ham leads state's only organ transplant program.
Mayor Carolyn Goodman predicts progress in Las Vegas, courtesy of the UNLV School of Medicine and its founding dean.
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership
UNLV research administrators on creating an environment to connect faculty from different disciplines.
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Medicine In The News
The doctor visit began as it normally does for Kathie Velez.
So it’s no secret that unfortunately the number of health care professionals in Nevada has not kept up with our increased demand. The UNLV Med School will help but that’s five to six years down the road. Southwest Medical is working with other universities in the area including Roseman University and Touro University to help solve the health care professional issues in Southern Nevada.
The inaugural class of the UNLV School of Medicine can breathe a sigh of relief now that their first year is over as of Monday.
As doctors wheeled 75-year-old Mary Kay Duda into surgery for a pancreatic tumor, she turned to her daughter, Katie, and said, “See you on the flip side.”
Nevada’s economy is growing at a healthy pace, especially when looking at where the Silver State was a decade ago. More than 250,000 new jobs have been created in the state since the recession, a number that will be increasing with the dozens of new projects across the state, including the $1.9 billion Las Vegas Stadium and the $4 million Apple shipping and receiving warehouse in downtown Reno. But despite these promising job growth numbers coming to the state, there is still work to be done. The need for doctors in the state of Nevada is a very real problem, and because of the state’s low reimbursement rates, it’s an issue that won’t be going away anytime soon.