Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

September 29, 2017
Maureen Schafer (Medicine) was interviewed live on the FOX 5 Morning Show this week. She joined anchor Jason Feinberg to talk about Nevada’s doctor shortage and how the School of Medicine is working to attract the best and the brightest to Southern Nevada. In a nearly four-minute-long segment, Schafer explained how the school is pursuing its...
September 29, 2017
Dr. Michael Daubs, Dr. Tyler Kent, and Adnan Mohsin (all Medicine) recently had the opportunity to show off some of UNLV's leading-edge technology.  Daubs, chair of the orthopedic surgery department, and second-year resident Kent demonstrated a virtual surgery device that allows students to perform arthroscopic surgery on knees, shoulders, and...
September 28, 2017
UNLV's Division of Student Affairs was featured as the spotlight school in the September NACAS West newsletter. NACAS West is a regional association of the National Association of College Auxiliary Services. Student Affairs manages contracts for all dining, vending, and catering services, bookstore services, housing administration in a public/...
September 27, 2017
Danny Young (Physical Therapy) and Du Feng (Nursing) co-authored “The Development and Preliminary Validity Testing of the Healing Progression Rate Tool,” which described the initial development of a new instrument to measure wound healing. The article appeared in the September issue of Ostomy Wound Management.
September 27, 2017
Edward Lynch (Dental) has published two articles in the journal Quintessence International. The first is titled “Bleaching Efficacy of Ozone/Hydrogen Peroxide Versus Hydrogen Peroxide/Ozone Application”. The objective of this work was to compare the efficacy of tooth bleaching after using ozone, before and after application of hydrogen peroxide (...
September 25, 2017
Jun Kang (Chemistry and Biochemistry) and the Division of Research and Economic Development have partnered with the reagent company Kerafast to market and distribute two novel reagents. The agreement allows Kerafast, a global supplier of biological research tools, to market two reagents that generate phosphorus- and nitrogen-containing compounds...
September 25, 2017
Johan Bester (Medicine) recently published an article, "Dismissal of Child-Patiens for Nonvaccination Should Not Be Policy." This article considers moral arguments to evaluate the ethics of a policy of dismissing a pediatric patient when parents refuse vaccination. It is important to consider the ethics of such a policy, as research shows an...
September 25, 2017
Benjamin Edwards (Law) recently published "Distributed Governance" in the William & Mary Law Review Online. The piece addresses governance challenges for emerging distributed organizations. The piece was co-authored with Carla Reyes from Stetson University College of Law and Nizan Packin of the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College. The...
September 25, 2017
John Mercer and Tedd Girouard (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) served as guest speakers during the FuelTalk Human Performance Summit, which brought performance industry leaders to share their knowledge about fueling the mind, body, and soul. Mercer spoke during the “Mindfulness and Meditation” during endurance performance topic, and athletic...

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