Anh Gray

News Reporter

Anh joined the KUNR news team in spring 2014. She has graduate degrees in public health from Boston University and international education from Teachers College, Columbia University. In 2015, Anh received an award from the Associated Press Television Radio Association for producing a spot news story called “Anti-Campus Carry Protestors Rally At UNR.” Her reporting for KUNR has included in-depth coverage on youth homelessness, overcrowding in the Washoe County School District and the opioid addiction epidemic.

In 2016, Anh was selected to participate in the International Center For Journalists-United Nations Foundation Fellowship in New York City. She is also a member of the Asian American Journalists Association. 

Her home life is filled with the mayhem and laughter of three children, who also happen to be public radio fans. When not working on her next radio story, Anh enjoys spending time with her family hiking along scenic trails around Lake Tahoe or taking off on weekend road trips.

Health eNews

A recent study finds that women in Nevada have higher rates of breast cancer deaths compared to the national average. As Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray women living in southern Nevada have an even lower survival rate.

Researcher Dr. Paulo Pinheiro is with the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The increase in antibiotic-resistant infections is an escalating medical problem. The misuse of antibiotics has enabled some bacteria to adapt, rendering some drugs ineffective.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 2 million people in the United States become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotic each year. And more than 20 thousand die annually as a result.  

Photo from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health.

Cancer is the second leading cause of death among blacks in the U.S. As Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports a recent study is challenging some previous assumptions about cancer in this group.

A University of Las Vegas study reveals the types of cancer and mortality rates of U.S.-born black are different compared to those who came from the Caribbean. Dr. Paulo Pinheiro is the lead researcher.

Erica French

Pilates movements are designed to develop long, lean muscles leading to more flexibility and core strength. Some people with minor and even serious injuries have discovered the benefits of Pilates in their rehabilitation. And as our reporter Anh Gray explains, one woman in Reno is hoping it will help her to walk again after her spinal cord surgery.

After sitting in a wheelchair all day in her cubicle, Guadalupe "Lupita" Aguirre is eager to get her body moving again.

Taylor Lamanna: “Let’s move. Your body wants to move so let’s move."

Nevada Health Link

Since the results of election came in, the future of the Affordable Care Act—also known as Obamacare—has been up in the air. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray explores what this could mean for Nevadans.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The overuse of antibiotics is making them less effective. Nationwide, at least 2 million people get antibiotic-resistant infections. That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports Nevada public health officials are developing strategies to stem this growing crisis.

Desert Research Institute

Gummi Bear, Tutti Fruitty, and Bubble Gum are just a few e-cigarette flavors. The Desert Research Institute recently discovered that they produce toxic chemicals during vaping. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray has the details.

Patient-satisfaction surveys could be contributing to an increase in antibiotic-resistant infections in Northern Nevada. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray explores why.

Dr. Jim Wilson is a pediatrician and a disease forecaster for Nevada. He says the increasing resistance to antibiotics is one of his chief public health concerns.

“Over time, we’ve had increasing resistance to multiple classes of drugs for the most common bacteria," Wilson says, "that we see in medicine here in Northern Nevada and that needs to be addressed.”

Anh Gray

For the last dozen years, Washoe County voters rejected all education ballot measures. That streak came to an end yesterday when WC-1, the initiative to hike the sales tax to fund school infrastructure projects, passed.

Anh Gray

Many voters are glad to see this election come to an end. But as Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray discovers at one polling site on Election Day, an audience thousands of miles away has found the process quite gripping.

At a polling site at Reno High School, I ran across a foreign correspondent from Sydney, Australia. Charles Miranda says Sydney's newspaper The Daily Telegraph sent a dozen reporters to the U.S. to cover the election.

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