University of Nevada School of Medicine

What is a Hospitalist
10:46 am
Mon March 9, 2015

UNR Health Watch: The Role Of A 'Hospitalist' In Healthcare

Dr. Kirk Bronander is an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He also serves as a hospitalist at Renown Hospital and serves as the Medical Director of Simulation for the School of Medicine.

Today on the UNR health watch, we talk about the role of a hospitalist and what you should know if you need to be admitted in a hospital for treatment. Our guest is Dr. Kirk Bronander, an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He also serves as a hospitalist at Renown Hospital and serves as the Medical Director of Simulation for the School of Medicine. Joining him and leading this discussion is Richelle O'Driscoll, director of public affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine.  

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Adolescent Behavior
10:52 am
Mon March 2, 2015

UNR Health Watch: Behavioral Issues in Children and Teens

Dr. Saul Zelan, child and adolescent psychiatrist, pediatrician and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

On the University of Nevada School of Medicine Health Watch, a talk about behavioral issues in children and teens with Dr. Saul Zelan, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, pediatrician  and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Leading this discussion is Richelle O'Driscoll, Director of Public Affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine. 

For those interested in learning more about the workshops mentioned in this health watch, call (775) 682-8459

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Upstreaming
10:25 am
Mon February 23, 2015

UNR Health Watch: Upstream Health Care

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Students and faculty from the the University of Nevada School of Medicine are hosting an event tonight and tomorrow called "Upstream Nevada: Building a Culture of Health, Cultural Considerations in Healthcare." Raina Benford is the student chairman of the event.  She is a junior at UNR majoring in Community Health Sciences with a minor in Gerontology.  Benford is joined by Dr. Gwen Shonkwiler, Director of Evaluation and Assessment at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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Lifespan can be political
10:38 am
Wed February 18, 2015

UNR Health Watch: Liberals Live Longer Than Conservatives, Study Shows

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A new study from Dr. Roman Pabayo at the University of Nevada, Reno, finds liberals live longer than conservatives.  He discusses his findings in this segment of the UNR Health Watch with Richelle O'Driscoll, director of public affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine at UNR.

Dr. Roman Pabayo, is an assistant professor of social epidemiology for the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada,Reno.  He is a former research fellow at Harvard University.

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Stroke
5:55 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

UNR Health Watch: Spotting And Preventing A Stroke

Dr. J. Ivan Lopez., director of the Stroke Center at Renown Institute for Neurosciences.

On this UNR Health Watch, a conversation about stroke with Dr. J. Ivan Lopez., director of the Stroke Center at Renown Institute for Neuroscience. Leading this discussion is Richelle O’Driscoll from the University of Nevada school of medicine.

Dr. J. Ivan Lopez., is a professor of neurology, medicine and pediatrics in the Department of Internal Medicine, at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and director of the Stroke Center at Renown Institute for Neuroscience.

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Measles Outbreak
6:28 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

UNR Health Watch: Measles and the Anti-Vaccination Movement

Dr. James Wilson, pediatrician and faculty member at the University of Nevada School of Community Health Sciences and School of Medicine. He is director of the Nevada Center for Infectious Disease, headquartered at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Currently, 644 cases of Measles have been diagnosed in 27 states. This outbreak has brought attention to the controversial anti-vaccination movement. Dr. James Wilson, director of the Nevada Center for Infectious Disease is our guest today. Leading this discussion is Richelle O’Driscoll from the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine.

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Orvis School of Nursing
1:24 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Health Watch: Nursing and behavioral health

Sandra Talley, PhD, the first alumna to be named the Orvis Endowed Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno Orvis School of Nursing.

In this installment of the UNR Health Watch, a discussion about nursing and behavioral health with Dr. Sandra Talley - the first alumna to be named the Orvis Endowed Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno Orvis School of Nursing.  Dr. Talley is leading the psychiatric mental health advanced practice nursing program, a new master's level track at the School of Nursing.  She talks with Susan Hill, Director of Marketing and Communications at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. 

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Medical Research
1:48 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Health Watch: Medical Research

Dr. Iain Buxton, professor of pharmacology and chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

In this installment of Health Watch from Beyond the Headlines, a discussion about medical research with Iain Buxton, Doctor of Pharmacy, Regents professor and Foundation professor of pharmacology and chair of the pharmacology department at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He talks with Richelle O'Driscoll from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and Division of Health Sciences.

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Forensic Psychiatry
10:04 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Health Watch: Forensic Psychiatry

Melissa Piasecki, M.D., professor of psychiatry and senior associate dean of academic affairs at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Today on Health Watch from Beyond the Headlines, we talk about forensic psychiatry with Melissa Piasecki, M.D., professor of psychiatry and senior associate dean of academic affairs at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. She is board certified both in psychiatry and forensic psychiatry. Dr. Piasecki talks with Susan Hill, Director of Marketing and Communications for the University of Nevada School of Medicine and Division of Health Sciences.

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Immunizations
10:29 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Health Watch: Immunizations and staying healthy

Dr. Trudy Larson, director of the School of Community Health Sciences, pediatrician and infectious disease specialist.

In this installment of the health watch from Beyond the Headlines, Dr. Trudy Larson, director of the School of Community Health Sciences, pediatrician and infectious disease specialist, talks about immunizations and keeping our community healthy. Leading this discussion is Richelle O’Driscoll, director of public affairs for the Division of Health Sciences, University of Nevada School of Medicine. 

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