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Current Medicine News

A woman stands in her office surrounded by UNLV memorabilia
People | October 22, 2021

If there's a UNLV logo on it, School of Medicine admissions coordinator Alyssa Hill owns it. And if it doesn't come with a logo on it, she'll paint it on herself.

Business and Community | October 15, 2021

Visiting lecturer stresses the importance of students educating themselves with knowledge that runs beyond medical textbooks — including even that from a legendary basketball coach.

A group of Afghan refugees
People | October 8, 2021

Plight of Afghan refugees hits close to home for School of Medicine employee who came to America after parents fled Vietnam.

Campus News | October 7, 2021

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

Campus News | October 4, 2021

Future healthcare providers learn about challenges that prevent people from seeking treatment.

an EKG graph forms a man running
Business and Community | October 1, 2021

From professionals to weekend warriors, UNLV Health Sports Medicine Clinic gets active people back in game shape.

Medicine In The News

The Swaddle
October 25, 2021

It’s not like romance blooms only under the mistletoe; but there’s something about winters, shorter days, and having to stay in and cozy that sparks love.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
October 21, 2021

Researchers at UNLV are tracking the Las Vegas Flu season through wastewater studies.

Yahoo!
October 21, 2021

UNLV researchers are tracking flu season through our waste water.

KSNV-TV: News 3
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.

MassisPost
October 18, 2021

The event was organized by the Honorary Consul of Armenia in Las Vegas Adroushan Andy Armenian, under the auspices of the Consulate General of Armenia in Los Angeles.

Daily Star
October 18, 2021

The woman took to Twitter to admit that she put a Cadbury Crunchie bar in her vagina after seeing a sex tip in a magazine. However, she didn't get the effect she was hoping for.

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Recent Medicine Accomplishments

October 26, 2021
Laura K. Gryder-Culver (Medicine) presented "Occupant Protection Analysis of Use of Child Restraints by Age" at the 2021 Nevada Traffic Safety Summit hosted by Nevada Department of Transportation and Department of Public Safety to share best practices to reach the ultimate goal of Zero Fatalities in Nevada. Gryder-Culver is a significant...
October 25, 2021
Dr. Marc J. Kahn (Medicine) was a recent invited speaker at the 18th annual J. Willis Hurst History of Medicine Symposium at Emory University. His talk was titled, "Sports Hematology: Dopers and Hoaxers."
October 25, 2021
Laura K. Gryder-Culver, Merika Charupoom (both Medicine), and Erin Breen (Transportation Research Center) presented "Marrying Pedestrian and Bike Data with Court Education Data and Community Demographics" at the 2021 Nevada Traffic Safety Summit hosted by Nevada Department of Transportation and Department of Public Safety to share best practices...
October 25, 2021
Dr. Deborah Kuhls (Medicine) was invited as a panelist to discuss consequences of risky driving behaviors as a part of her presentation titled "Fast and Furious: Let’s Talk About Speed!" at the 2021 Nevada Traffic Safety Summit hosted by Nevada Department of Transportation and Department of Public Safety. Kuhls has been recognized in the past as...
October 14, 2021
Dr. Ross P. Berkeley (Medicine) virtually presented "Las Vegas 1 October Mass Casualty Shooting: Lessons Learned" to medical students at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.  Berkeley discussed perspectives on the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history from the viewpoint of being on scene as a tactical physician with the Las Vegas Metropolitan...
October 14, 2021
Karen Callahan (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), Ji  Yoo (Medicine),  Jennifer Vanderlaan (Nursing), Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration), public health doctoral student Zahra Mojtahedi, and master of public health student Katayoon Ghodsi, along with Guogen Shan of the University of Florida, and Jerry Reeves of CoMagine Health, recently published...