Topic: health

A woman stands in the forest
People | June 18, 2021
Family COVID diagnoses didn't slow Genesis Krisel Leon's determination to help those underserved in medicine.
man doing compressions on CPR mannequin
People | June 4, 2021
Already deeply involved in cancer research, Bobak Seddighzadeh plans to become a hematologist-oncologist.
A calculator and stethoscope atop a spreadsheet
Campus News | May 28, 2021
Dual program will prepare physicians to deal with the business aspects of health care in addition to the medical needs of patients.
A close-up of a person using a diabetes test kit
People | May 21, 2021
Much of Ana Mrkaic’s practice involves helping people fight the disease that plagues nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population.
a sign reading "UNLV School of Medicine"
Campus News | May 14, 2021
Ten graduating students from the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV become the first members of the university's Alpha Omega Alpha chapter.
maricel gomez wears red nursing scrubs as she sits on the library floor surrounded by books
People | May 12, 2021
Spring 2021 grad Maricel Gomez embraces the motto, “Nurse Leaders Begin Here.”
man holding doctor's coat
People | May 7, 2021
Horacio Guerra said the chance to provide preventative care and to develop long-lasting relationships with patients drew him to his specialty.
A person receives a vaccination shot in the shoulder
Campus News | April 23, 2021
More than 100,000 vaccinations have been given so far.
A young couple stands in front of a stage
People | April 16, 2021
Cory Colombini and Sabrina Novenschi will continue their education in Southern Nevada after graduating next month as part of the charter class of the UNLV School of Medicine.
An elevated shot of the UNLV School of Medicine building
People | April 2, 2021
More than 25,000 subscribers are following first-year student Shaun Andersen’s progress toward becoming a physician.
A man sits behind a microphone
People | March 26, 2021
Las Vegas ophthalmologist and UNLV alum Dr. Mark Doubrava was an early proponent of the need for a "homegrown" medical school.
"UNLV School of Medicine" sign
People | March 19, 2021
Dr. Rebecca Meyers says she often stops to think that the care she provides to infants today may be impacting people who will be alive 100 years from now.