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UNLV Health Primary Care: Internal Medicine News

UNLV Health provides the highest quality academic medical care for the Las Vegas Community. The Resident and Fellows clinic office is conveniently located across from University Medical Center (UMC) near the corner of Charleston and Rancho.

Current Primary Care: Internal Medicine News

2022 U.N.L.V. Spring Commencement Ceremony for the Graduate College.  May 13, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | June 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

A close-up of a person using a diabetes test kit
People | May 21, 2021

Much of Ana Mrkaic’s practice involves helping people fight the disease that plagues nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population.

A bride stands amidst her wedding party
People | April 9, 2021

As she prepares to graduate from the UNLV School of Medicine next month, Ashley Newell Prandecki looks back at the self-doubt that almost stopped her from pursuing her passion.

Two women stand in front of cars
People | March 12, 2021

Sarah Grimley works diligently not only on her studies but also on efforts to help the LGBTQ+ community.

Primary Care: Internal Medicine In The News

February 22, 2024

Aahana (name changed on request), 16 years old, is a high-school student in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis-Wisconsin) who came to the United States as a child. She has an older sibling who has been a straight A student and is now in medical school.  However, Aahana has always struggled with her performance in school. She has been shamed by her family and Indian-origin peers who have excelled in school. Her poor performance was always attributed to her laziness and a lack of applying herself.

Broad Institute
June 28, 2023

An analysis of nearly 11,000 human cancers revealed how large chromosomal changes, called aneuploidies, can promote or slow the growth of tumors.

KSAT 12 News
December 12, 2022

Research shows that if you have more than three sugar-sweetened beverages per week, your chance for developing prediabetes, the condition that leads to diabetes, increases by 46%.

December 4, 2022

Research shows that if you have more than three sugar-sweetened beverages per week, your chance for developing prediabetes, the condition that leads to diabetes, increases by 46 percent. Ivanhoe tells us which drinks can do the reverse and actually lower your risk.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
June 8, 2022

As Nevada’s COVID-19 cases rise rapidly once again, local hospitalizations are also creeping up among mostly older seniors.

KSNV-TV: News 3
June 1, 2022

This dust season is the worst the Clark County Department of Air Quality has seen in more than a decade.

Recent Primary Care: Internal Medicine Accomplishments

January 26, 2023
Lindsay Buczek; Fadi Azar; Kavita Batra; and Sandhya-Wahi Gururaj (all Medicine), along with Justin Bauzon (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) and Caleb Murphy (University of Chicago), published an article, "The Data Error Criteria (DEC) for retrospective studies: development and preliminary application," in the Journal of Investigative Medicine. The…
January 26, 2023
Dr. Aditi Singh (Residency Program Director, Internal Medicine) recently received a "Distinguished Teacher/Mentor Award" from the American College of Physicians (ACP) Nevada Chapter, 2022. Dr. Singh received this award in 2017, as well, which demonstrates her continued efforts and excellence in mentoring medical residents. Additionally, she is the…
January 25, 2023
Ahmad Gill, Omar Al-Taweel, Sadaf Fakhra, Kyaw Min Tun, Dalia Hawwass, and Chowdhury Ahsan (all Medicine) published, "Short-term Outcomes of Patients Transferred From Non-Acute Care Centers With Sick Sinus Syndrome," in the European Heart Journal.
January 25, 2023
Congratulations to Jenna Sutton, Hazem Aboaid, and Lubaba Haque (all Medicine) for winning the Nevada ACP Chapter Doctor's Dilemma. They will be representing Nevada at the National ACP Doctor's Dilemma Competition!
January 25, 2023
Mark Chang (Internal Medicine) and colleagues published the article, "Genomic and Transcriptomic Predictors of Response from Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Patients with Oligoprogressive Renal Cell Carcinome," in European Urology Oncology.
January 23, 2023
Kyaw Min Tun (Internal Medicine) and colleagues published the article, "Single Incision Needle Knife Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis," in the journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.