Alison Netski

Interim Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs
Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Associate Professor, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV
Expertise: Psychiatry, Behavioral Health

Biography

As the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV's interim vice dean of clinical affairs and co-director of UNLV Health, Alison Netski oversees and manages the clinical activities for approximately 160 faculty physicians, 260 residents, and 25 fellows throughout 19 clinic locations.

Board-certified from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, she specializes in the treatment of adults with a broad range of psychiatric illnesses including mood, psychotic, and anxiety disorders. She also has expertise in psychosomatic disorders, geriatric psychiatry, ADD/ADHD, and psychiatry in physical illness.

Netski was driven to enter the field of psychiatry based on observations during medical school that patients in desperate need of psychiatric care often did not receive proper care because nurses feared them.

In addition to her clinical practice, Netski provides consultation services at University Medical Center.

Education

  • M.D., University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
  • B.S., Biology, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Residency in Psychiatry, University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program

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Alison Netski In The News

Nevada State News
November 1, 2021
Infant mortality went up 18% in Nevada in the years immediately preceding the pandemic, one of the topline findings of a new report from UnitedHealthcare.
ThisIsReno
November 1, 2021
Infant mortality went up 18% in Nevada in the years immediately preceding the pandemic, one of the topline findings of a new report from UnitedHealthcare.
Public News Service
October 28, 2021
Infant mortality went up 18% in Nevada in the years immediately preceding the pandemic, one of the topline findings of a new report from UnitedHealthcare.
K.S.N.V. T.V. News 3
August 5, 2021
A recent report on the continued mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is showing troubling stats, especially concerning suicide attempts with kids and teens.

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Campus News | December 29, 2021

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Campus News | September 7, 2021

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