Beverly Neyland

Beverly Neyland, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics



Beverly A. Neyland, MD, professor of pediatrics at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, earned her bachelor’s degree from Bennett College in Greensboro, NC, and medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN.

Her post-graduate training included an externship at the University of Zagreb in Yugoslavia and an internship at the Long Beach Memorial Children’s Hospital in Long Beach, CA. She completed her pediatric residency at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

Dr. Neyland, who is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, was in private practice in Las Vegas for 22 years. During that time, she served as chief of pediatrics both at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (1974-1985) and Sunrise Hospital and Children’s Hospital (1990-2001).

Since 1996, she has been a professor in the department of pediatrics at the former Las Vegas campus of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, or the Kerkorian School of Medicine.

Dr. Neyland, former clinical director of the University Medical Center Lieds Pediatric Ambulatory Care Clinic, is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and current president of the Nevada chapter. She is also part of the admission committee at the Kerkorian School of Medicine and a member of the Governor’s Maternal and Child Advisory Board.

She was appointed to the Nevada Board of Medical Examiners for eight years and for six years was chairman of the National Medical Association Pediatric Academic Section. Dr. Neyland has received several honors and awards, including the B’nai B’rith Women of Valor Award, and honors from Committed 100 Men Helping Boys and the Professional Black Women Alliance.

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