Michael Gardner

Associate Dean for Strategy, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV
Expertise: Primary Care, Pediatrics, Health Care Management, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Biography

Dr. Michael Gardner is a health care management, pediatrics, and maternal fetal medicine expert who serves as the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine's associate dean for strategy.

Prior to moving to Las Vegas in 2017, Dr. Gardner served as Harris Health executive vice president for Ambulatory Care Services in Houston, Texas. In this role, he managed 18 primary care and pediatric clinics, six same-day clinics and multiple specialty clinics. Gardner was responsible for the outpatient services for Harris Health, the third largest safety net system in the U.S. Earlier in his career, Gardner served as chair of an academic OB/GYN department at the University of Oklahoma –Tulsa. 

A member of multiple organizations involving both health care management and maternal fetal medicine, Gardner has been an invited lecturer at 13 symposiums held by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Gardner's articles have appeared in numerous publications, including the Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prenatal and Neonatal Medicine, and the Journal of Perinatology.

Education

  • M.P.H., University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • M.M.M, University of Southern California
  • Residency in obstetrics and gynecology, Texas Tech Regional Academic Health Center
  • Certified by American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, with obstetrics and gynecology, and maternal fetal medicine

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Michael Gardner In The News

December 28, 2021
The largest COVID-19 testing center in Las Vegas administered more than 1,300 tests Sunday night, a number nine times larger than normal and a sign that the demand for testing is increasing along with the number of cases, a Clark County official said Monday.
December 28, 2021
The largest COVID-19 testing site in Las Vegas administered more than 1,300 tests Sunday evening, a number nine times higher than normal and a sign that demand for testing is spiking along with case numbers, a Clark County official said Monday.
October 19, 2021
Halloween is in less than two weeks and this year the country's top voice when it comes to the pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says outdoor trick-or-treating should be safe.
September 3, 2021
Kimmie Pavone died of COVID-19 on Wednesday, two weeks after she was put on a ventilator and her only daughter was delivered by emergency cesarean section at a Las Vegas hospital.

Articles Featuring Michael Gardner

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Campus News | December 29, 2021

A collection of news stories from 2021 highlighting UNLV’s continuing response to COVID-19 and faculty experts who have helped make sense of the pandemic and its impact to daily life. 

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Campus News | October 7, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring collaboration and reflection at UNLV.

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Campus News | August 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

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Campus News | July 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.