Accomplishments: Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV

November 30, 2022
Ph.D. candidate Nikki Bennett (Anthropology) and Ph.D. advisor Peter Gray (Anthropology, Medicine) published a research article titled, "A Study Evaluating Consumer Motivations, Perceptions, and Responses to Direct-to-Consumer Canine Genetic Test Results," in Animals. This study evaluated the user experience of using personal genetic services for…
November 30, 2022
A Persian translation of the popular book by Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health, Internal Medicine) titled, Introspective meditations for complete contentment (Santosha), was published this month (ISBN 978-622-7703-38-02). The book combines the collective wisdom from Eastern and Western thoughts and is based on the behavioral tenets of the…
November 28, 2022
Se Won Lee and Ji Yoo (both Medicine) published a review article titled, "The Role of Physical Activity in Older Adults and Practical Intervention," in HCA Healthcare Journal of Medicine. Dr. Lee is also program director of Mountain View Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency under Sunrise Health GME Consortium.
November 28, 2022
Unique experience and literature review of pyoderma gangrenosum of the hand was published in Orthopedic Surgery in October 2022. This article, published by Soohwan Kang and Ji Yoo (both Medicine), is about common clinical challenge to differentiate infection vs. inflammation or other words, use of antibiotics vs. steroid as trial of error approach.
November 28, 2022
Seung Lee, So Young Joo, and Ji Yoo (all Medicine) published three original articles in a series of publications about "robot and virtual reality assisted pain therapy for chronic scar patients" in the Journal of Clinical Medicine in June, July, and November 2022. Drs. Lee and Joo are visiting professors in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at…
November 28, 2022
The multidisciplinary social and healthcare research team, which includes Seong Park (Criminal Justice), visiting professor Changsun Kim (Medicine), and Ji Yoo (Medicine) published an article in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, October 2022. The article includes a critical appraisal of the HOPE HOME Study, health outcomes of homeless…
November 18, 2022
Ravi Batra, Manoj Sharma (both Public Health), and Kavita Batra (Medicine) presented a poster, "Yoga for anxiety relief among college students: Current state of interventions," at the American Public Health Association 150th annual meeting in Boston. Ravi Batra is a doctoral student.
November 18, 2022
Kavita Batra (Medicine), Manoj Sharma, and Ravi Batra (both Social and Behavioral Health) along with researchers from the University of Utah published a meta-analysis, "Assessing the Psychological Impact of COVID-19 among College Students: An Evidence of 15 Countries," in February 2021. As of today, this meta-analysis remains among the top 20…
November 18, 2022
Jay Shen and Pearl Kim (both Healthcare Administration and Policy) and Ji Yoo and Laurie Kim (both Medicine) recently presented "Assessing Effects of the IETHTC Program on Clinical Outcomes and Cost of Care in a Healthcare Provider Shortage Area in USA” at the conference of ISPOR — a professional society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research…
November 17, 2022
Traffic safety research student researchers, Merika Charupoom (Undergraduate) and Carmen Hollifield (Medicine), presented research from the Traffic Safety Research team at the 150th American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting. Charupoom shared the geospatial map created to raise awareness for pedestrian fatalities in Southern Nevada…
November 17, 2022
Emily C. Strickler (Medicine, '22 Public Health alumna) was nominated by the UNLV School of Public Health's Delta Theta chapter of the Delta Omega Honor Society to present her thesis research at the 2022 Delta Omega poster session at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting. Strickler was one of 29 students invited to present…
November 17, 2022
Kavita Batra, Dale M. Netski, June Coleman, Mark Guadagnoli, Marc J. Kahn, and Deborah A. Kuhls (all Medicine) presented a poster, "Quality Improvement Initiative to Advance Faculty Research and Scholarship at a New Medical School," at the annual conference held by the Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS), Association of American Medical…