Beyond the Headlines

Friday 2pm-3pm

KUNR's weekly hourlong, local news & information magazine, Beyond the Headlines takes an in depth look at stories involving the people and communities of Reno and the surrounding areas.

Hosted by David Stipech, Danna O'Connor and Esther Ciammachilli with news segments from Will Stone and Michelle Bliss, Beyond the Headlines features local profiles, University of Nevada news, health information, arts interviews and regional features.

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Reproductive health
9:59 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Health Watch: Current research on reproductive health

Credit University of Nevada School of Medicine

Richelle O'Driscoll talks with Dr. Wei Yan, professor of physiology and cell biology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine about his current research on reproductive health.

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Service Learning
11:11 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Health Watch: Student service learning opportunities in health

In today's health watch segment from Beyond the Headlines, Richelle O'Driscoll talks about student service learning in health with Gerold Dermid-Gray, Coordinator of Community Relations and Field Studies for the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Center for Infectious Disease
12:20 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Health Watch: New Center for Infectious Disease Forecasting

Credit University of Nevada School of Medicine

In this Health Watch segment, Susan Hill talks with Dr. James Wilson, director of the new Center for Infectious Disease Forecasting at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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Children's mental health
9:50 am
Tue August 5, 2014

Health Watch: Mental health services for children in Nevada

Today on Health Watch, Richelle O'Driscoll talks with Kelly Wooldridge, deputy administrator for the State of Nevada, Division of Child and Family Services and Jill Manit, who serves on the faculty for the School of Social Work at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Radio Journalism's Future
5:39 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Reynolds School students thrive in NPR's Next Generation 'boot camp'

Next Generation Radio Nevada website

Six select students of the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, recently spent an intensive week honing their public radio skills. NPR's Next Generation "Boot Camp" provides the students with an opportunity to work one-on-one with professionals from NPR and public radio stations around the country to develop multimedia content.  Students were selected through an application process.

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Wilderness Medicine
10:29 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Health Watch: Wilderness Medicine

Dr. David Fiore

Broadcast 7-25-14 -- Today on Health Watch, Richelle O'Driscoll talks about wilderness medicine with Dr. David Fiore, a professor of family medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and physician at the University's Patient Centered Family Medicine Clinic.

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Heat stroke
4:25 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Health Watch: How to prevent heat stroke

Today on Health Watch, Richelle O'Driscoll  talks about heat stroke with Dr. Jaren Blake who is an associate professor of family medicine at University of Nevada School of Medicine and physician at the Patient Centered Family Medicine Clinic at the University. Welcome Dr. Blake. 

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Grad students' impact
4:19 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Graduate programs vital to University's research, mission

Dr. David Zeh, University of Nevada, Reno's vice provost for graduate education and dean of the Graduate School.
Credit University of Nevada, Reno

Broadcast 7-11-14 -- Although graduate students represent about one sixth of the total enrollment, graduate programs are vital to the success in research and academics at the University of Nevada, Reno. University Provost Kevin Carman and Graduate School Dean David Zeh discuss the initiatives and plans for graduate programs with David Stipech for KUNR's Beyond the Headlines.

For more information about the University of Nevada, Reno's graduate programs, click here or visit unr.edu/grad.

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"Beyond the Headlines"
12:47 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Health Watch: How the Affordable Care Act will affect Nevada Employers

KUNR Broadcast 7-11-2014 -- Richelle O'Driscoll talks with Matt Milone, Senior Associate Dean for legal affairs at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, about new provisions of the Affordable Care Act that will affect Nevada employers in 2015.

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Health Watch
12:39 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Health Watch: Finding reliable health information online

KUNR broadcast 6-27-2014 -- Richelle O'Driscoll talks with Mary Shultz, the new director of the Savitt Medical Library at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Mary Shultz is the director of the Savitt Medical Library located at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. The links to the sites discussed in today's Health Watch segment are listed below.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

http://www.cancer.gov

https://nihseniorhealth.gov

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