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UNLV Medicine General Pediatrics News

Pediatricians examine children regularly to assess their growth, development, and general physical condition. They also refer patients to pediatric medical specialists and provide other medical referrals when necessary with healthcare devoted to the well-being of children of all ages, from infancy through adolescence.

Current General Pediatrics News

vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Campus News | April 14, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

A sign reads "Silver State Pediatric Skilled Nursing Facility"
Campus News | January 21, 2021

The 36-bed skilled nursing site is expected to add an important dimension to students’ clinical education.

General Pediatrics In The News

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
March 24, 2021

Katie Kremer has been waiting for a long time to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vegas Inc
September 21, 2020

Legacy Traditional Schools, a public, tuition-free network of K-8 charter schools, announced Candida Wadsworth as principal of the North Valley campus. Wadsworth previously served as assistant principal of Coral Academy of Science Nellis AFB Campus, where she created and implemented a schoolwide achievement plan for student success and growth on standardized tests. Prior to relocating to Las Vegas, Wadsworth was an eighth-grade science and biology teacher at Renaissance Charter in Florida.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 5, 2020

Vaccination rates for children are ticking up after plummeting in the spring, when lockdowns and fear of COVID-19 had parents skipping visits to the pediatrician.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
August 16, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number and rate of coronavirus cases in the United States have been “steadily increasing” from March to July of 2020.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
August 13, 2020

UNLV Medicine Pediatrics will offer free immunizations for students going back to school.

Nevada Business
August 13, 2020

Daniel Mathis, CEO of PureCare Living, a Las Vegas-based health care management company, announced the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics will lead medical services and programs for Southern Nevada’s newest pediatric skilled nursing facility, Silver State Pediatric.

Recent General Pediatrics Accomplishments

April 1, 2021
Dr. Oriaku Kas-Osoka (Medicine) has been selected as a fellow for the WEL Leadership Initiative. The WEL project is an 18-month curriculum focused on women’s wellness through equity and leadership. The WEL Alliance is a collaborative effort whose partners include 10 U.S. medical associations: the American Academy of Family Physicians, American...