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.

Zeb Hogan / University of Nevada, Reno

 

Across the globe, over 60 million people in Southeast Asia are depending on the resources from the Mekong River to survive. But rapid development is threatening a portion of the river basin. Reno-based scientists will be studying the eco-system there.

Healing With Music Therapy

Dec 18, 2016
Anh Gray

A couple of times a week, music therapy is offered to patients in the pediatric unit at Renown Health. It’s a clinical intervention providing a therapeutic benefit. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray visits the hospital to learn more.

Doctors. Medical exams. IVs.  A hospital can be an unpleasant place for sick children. That’s why the Renown pediatric unit offers music therapy to help reduce pain and anxiety.

374 Labs

As the marijuana industry is expanding in Nevada, cannabis testing labs are playing an important role in the quality of the end-product. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports a local facility is upping the standard of its operations.

Nevada State Infectious Disease Forecast Station

Disease forecasters rely on statistics to understand health trends or detect disease outbreaks in a community. As Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports some of this information can also help the general public.

Dr. James Wilson heads up the Nevada Center for Infectious Disease Forecasting at the University of Nevada, Reno. His center recently launched a website to make health data more publicly accessible.

Nevada KIDS COUNT

In Nevada, the percentage of children without health insurance has dropped over the last few years. But as Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports, overall child well-being remains low.

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.

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