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.
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Working with cadavers provides medical students with valuable experience.
The refugee experiences of his parents and of people he observed while studying overseas helped fuel his desire to become a doctor.
School of Medicine founding dean Dr. Barbara Atkinson reflects on launching the school, and what comes next.
A UNLV alum and current med school student says the Engelstad Scholars Program solidified his desire to help others.
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School granted provisional accreditation by Liaison Committee on Medical Education, remains on track to earn full accreditation by 2021-22.
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Researchers from UNLV are warning against marijuana use during pregnancy. A study by the university’s School of Medicine reveals that daily marijuana use is associated with impaired fetal growth and increased placental vascular resistance.
An anti-smoking and anti-vaping campaign starts at UNLV Monday.
Nevada is the No. 2 state for flu activity behind Louisiana, and Las Vegas is the No. 4 metropolitan area in the country, according to a new flu index that uses data on prescriptions to treat the virus.
Many people have something about themselves they don't like, a physical feature they'd like to change.
Chalk silhouettes drawn along the valley’s roads caught the attention of many locals and tourists. The silhouettes are part of the “Dusk to Dawn” campaign aimed at raising awareness about pedestrian safety in the city and according to authorities, the 91 outlines represent pedestrians who have been hit by vehicles and died between January 2018 and June 2019.
On Oct. 1 2017, the Clark County Office of the Coroner and Medical Examiner was overwhelmed by death.