Michele Ravera

Broadcast Host

Michele Ravera joined KUNR in 2014 as a volunteer and was added to the part-time broadcast staff in October 2015.

She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. Her first volunteer position in radio was reading Sunday comics on the air for individuals with disabilities. 

She spent her formative years inside the Capital Beltway and lived in Boston, Richmond, New York City, and Baltimore. Michele live in Gerlach, NV., before making Reno her home. At 17 she began her career in broadcasting and has worked for numerous stations as a disc jockey, audio engineer, airborne traffic reporter and talk show producer. Michele has spent many years exploring Nevada where she loves to camp, practice nature photography, rock hound and garden.

Anne McMillin, APR

Mojave Mental Health provides community-based behavioral health services. 

From medication and therapy to case management and day treatment for adults, the organization offers care for a variety of situations. Trish Romo-Macaluso took some time to go over some background on the facility and what kinds of services are available there. 

Leading this discussion is Anne McMillin of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Anne McMillin, APR

Anxiety, Phobia and Depression:  What do these three have in common and what makes them different? What's the difference between a panic attack and anxiety and how is phobia different from those?

For this edition of Health Watch Anne McMillin leads a discussion with Dr. David L Carlson about the signs and symptoms of these conditions and what kinds of treatments may help.

    

Anne McMillin, APR

Have you chosen who would help make decisions for your care in a situation where you're unable? 

When it comes to rights, informed consent and privacy, the patient and those closest to them are more likely to know what values and wishes are most important when someone enters the health care system for care.  

Anne McMillin, APR

Maybe you can picture what a modern stethoscope looks like but do you know what the early ones looked like?

On May 7, 2016 The School of Medicine at UNR will participate in a free family-friendly event "Day at the Museum." Mary Shultz and Dr. Andy Sohn stopped by the KUNR studios to talk about the event.

Anne McMillin, APR

There are different kinds of chest pain, depending on how serious the issue from which it stems. Sometimes it's gas, but what if it's a heart attack? 

Anne McMillin, APR

Dr. Cathy Goring has seen many changes while practicing medicine in Reno. In this interview, she provides both the history and the planned future of medical school education in Reno. 

Goring is Chair of the Internal Medicine Department at the school of medicine as well as an academic hospitalist at Renown Health. Leading the discussion is Anne McMillin with the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Susan Hill

While the School of Medicine at  UNR has done internationally recognized biomedical research, it lacks clinical and translational research programs. 

Dr. Thomas L Schwenk wrote an editorial for the School of Medicine website about it and Susan Hill, also with the school, took some time with Dr. Schwenk to get into more detail about what this means and how the school is moving forward to increase it's research programs.

Anne McMillin, APR

March is National Nutrition Month and this year's theme is "Savor the Flavor."

This segment of Health Watch is an in-depth chat about creative and healthful eating, and how to avoid mindless eating and to develop good strategies for better eating habits.

Anne McMillin, APR

There's a proposed Master of Physician Assistant Studies program in the works at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. What is a Physician Assistant (PA) and how is that different from a doctor?

Anne McMillin, APR

It's been making headlines: Zika virus. What do we in Northern Nevada need to know about dealing with it?

Dr. James Wilson, a research associate professor and infectious disease expert in the School of Community Health Sciences gives us insight about the Zika virus that goes beyond what is being mentioned by world health organizations.

Leading this discussion is Anne McMillin of the School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno.

    

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