News: Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV

Dr. Mitchell Forman
Campus News |

Dr. Mitchell Forman, who will lead the new fellowship, shares how the program will help attract, train, and retain more physicians to the state.

closeup of woman holding her dog
Campus News |

Pet Partners of Las Vegas and UNLV Libraries celebrate 10 years of therapy dog visits to campus.

First-year medical students Jacquelyn Fields (left) and Samrawit Misiker at the 2024 Region 1 Medical Education Conference for the Student National Medical Association (SNMA).
Business and Community |

Chapters representing 10 Western states attended the regional conference for the Student National Medical Association.

Paul Harasim
People |

Paul Harasim, author and associate editorial director of the medical school for over six years, shares his farewell.

Rebecca Scherr, MD
Business and Community |

Dr. Rebecca Scherr creates better environments through healthier school lunches, smoke- and vape-free parks, and areas around the city that offer physical activities.

Dr. Larry Alexander
People |

As assistant dean for biomedical science education, Larry D. Alexander will continue to expand the school of medicine's curriculums to better benefit both students and patients.

Claire Ong, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Class of 2026 student.
People |

The future oncologist hopes to return to the medical school as an attending physician after finishing her medical training.

Dr. Lyanna Joy LaFredo
People |

Dr. Lyanna Joy LaFredo, who has practiced medicine for 16 years, has a particular interest in children’s development and mental health.

Dr. Brent Blackwell, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV general surgery resident.
People |

Dr. Brent Blackwell plans on pursuing a fellowship in trauma surgery after he completes his residency in general surgery.

Annette Mayes, MD
People |

OB-GYN physician who recently joined the medical school feels fulfilled being a mentor and role model to others following in her footsteps.

The Las Vegas skyline (Josh Hawkins, UNLV).
Campus News |

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s dedication to community and research.

Dr. Kenneth Izuora and Dr. Sanna Fatima
Business and Community |

This American Diabetes Awareness Month, Dr. Kenneth Izuora and Dr. Sanna Fatima highlight Nevada's need for more endocrinologists.