Dr. Marc J. Kahn

Dean of Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV
Expertise: Medicine, Health Education, Hematology, Oncology, Business of Medicine

Biography

Dr. Marc J. Kahn is the dean of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV. He is a prolific researcher in benign hematology, medical education, and healthcare finance. New to Nevada, Dr. Kahn is enthusiastic about developing curricula, clinical programs, and research to elevate healthcare in the region.  

He has served in leadership roles with the Association of American Medical Colleges, American College of Physicians, American Society of Hematology, National Board of Medical Examiners, and the National Residency Matching Program.

Dr. Kahn has authored over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts in addition to 110 book chapters and 5 textbooks. Dr. Kahn also has an MBA and recently published the book, “Business Basics of Building and Managing a Healthcare Practice.”

Prior to joining UNLV in April 2020, Dr. Kahn was a senior associate dean at Tulane University School of Medicine. 
 

Education

  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • M.B.A., Tulane University
  • B.A., Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania

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President Joe Biden said the “pandemic is over” and it is catching the attention of many in the local medical community off guard.
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Local medical experts say we are starting to see a significant shift in coronavirus in Southern Nevada.
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Nearly all Southern Nevadans know of someone or have personally had COVID-19, but a growing number have moved into the ‘two or more’ column, with multiple COVID infections.
Voice of America
Monkeypox cases continue to rise around the world. Four alternative treatments are currently being tested in the United States. Adriana Arevalo of the Voice of America has the report.

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UNLV's first conference tournament championship—and automatic bid to the NCAA Championship—since winning the Big West in 1994. It will be the Lady Rebels first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002. March 9, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | April 1, 2022

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