News: Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV

Dr. Leanne Free
People | September 27, 2022

Dr. Leanne Free's passion for building relationships has led to a satisfying career as an OB/GYN — and to the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV.

woman posing in lobby
People | September 21, 2022

A focus on literacy set the foundation for Zaria Rayes' path to medical school.

UNLV Health Signage
People | September 15, 2022

The program, which will be awarded $190,000 a year, provides care to women, infants, children, and youth who are infected with or affected by HIV. 

photo of Marine Corporal Justin Atkins
People | September 9, 2022

After serving in Iraq, Marine Cpl. Justin Atkins was inspired to become a doctor by the physicians who treated his injuries after an IED explosion.

Dr. Jeremy P. Kilburn smiling in his white medical coat.
People | September 2, 2022


a female student sits in the grass by a tree reading a book
Campus News | September 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

Animated Image of Polio
People | August 24, 2022

Assistant professor Josephine Sun offers expertise on the re-emergence of the polio virus and the importance of routine immunizations. 

Marvi Moreno at white coat ceremony.
People | August 17, 2022

Years of juggling work, school, and family obligations pay off as Marvi Moreno finally begins medical school. 

Medical students stand with large cut out of a pink heart.
People | August 12, 2022

School of Medicine student reflects on how her volunteer experience is bridging the gap between the community and medicine.

Edwin Oh
Business and Community | August 9, 2022

UNLV infectious disease expert Edwin Oh on the potential role of wastewater surveillance and interagency, cross-jurisdictional collaboration in preventing another pandemic.

Julpohng (“JP”) Vilai, MD smiles while using laptop.
People | August 5, 2022


Remember sculptor Claes Oldenburg who created UNLV's iconic Flashlight sculpture this month.
Campus News | August 3, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting university experts’ insights on and contributions to health, environment, and society.