UNLV School of Medicine News
UNLV is creating a world-class center for medical education, patient care, and research that prepares Nevada’s doctors with the most innovative and technologically advanced forms of medical training while serving the health care needs of a diverse and urban population through community partnerships.
Current Medicine News
Dr. John Fildes continues the vision for establishing UNLV's academic medical center.
Inspired by a '00s movie and a grandfather she never met, Alexis Hilts found her path to medical school.
UNLV Medicine’s Mojave Counseling Youth Clinic offers assistance to some of Nevada's youngest patients.
Medical school class president combines education and science degrees as he prepares for emergency medicine.
Back-to-school events to highlight UNLV campus traditions and student involvement.
A new group of resident physicians recently came on board, just as the school bade farewell to a group who had completed their residencies.
Medicine In The News
New research showing that greater Las Vegas is at the highest risk in the U.S. for a worsening shortage of OB-GYNs comes as no surprise to members of the local medical community.
Millions of students are working overtime to become the next generation of wage earners. But in the process, unfortunately, all too many let their health slip down the priority list. And when they do, a vicious cycle ensues where grades start going down, forcing a student to further turn to less healthy behaviors such as getting less sleep, eating the wrong foods for energy, or engage in risky behavior.
Becoming temporarily blind in 2015 was Robert Hoey’s wake-up call to take control of his Type 1 diabetes.
This is truer, especially in its application to relationships, marriages and other emotional/romantic situations. While there’s to be a moderation in the regularity of these conflicts, this in itself is still not enough to keep the relationship healthy.
Nevada sent more than 150 children in its juvenile justice and child welfare systems out of state for behavioral health treatment last year, some of them thousands of miles away to far-flung facilities in Detroit, Nashville and Savannah.
According to UNLV’s School of Medicine, despite years of warnings about the risks associated with drinking while pregnant, doctors across Southern Nevada are still reporting high rates of FASD, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.