University of Nevada School of Medicine

Healthy holiday eating
10:00 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Health Watch: Healthy holiday eating

Karmella Thomas, RD, LD, CDE is a registered dietician and certified in diabetes education and manager of the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Wellness and Weight Management Center.

The holiday season is in full swing. In this installment of the health watch is a conversation about healthy eating and weight management during this time of year. Here to talk about that is Karmella Thomas, a registered dietician and manager of the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Wellness and Weight Management Center on the UNR campus.  She talks with Richelle O’Driscoll, director of public affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine.

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Local Stories
5:15 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Medical residency program for Reno gets green light

A partnership between Renown Regional Medical Center and the University of Nevada School of Medicine has been given the final green light from the state board of regents. Reno Public Radio's Michelle Bliss reports that the project is expected to increase the number of medical residencies in Northern Nevada by fifty percent in coming years.

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Hearing difficulties
4:52 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Health Watch: Hearing difficulties

Dr. Megan Swank, assistant professor of audiology, in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at the University of Nevada, School of Medicine.

In this health watch segment from Beyond the Headlines, Dr. Megan Swank, assistant professor of audiology, in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at  the University of Nevada, School of Medicine, discusses diagnosis, treatment and services available for those with hearing difficulties with Richelle O'Driscoll, director of public affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine. 

Dr. Megan Swank  practices at the Claude I. Howard Speech Pathology and Audiology Clinic, located on the University of Nevada Reno campus.

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Diabetes Awareness
1:37 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Health Watch: November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Dr. Evan Klass, Chief of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Division in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

November is National Diabetes Awareness month. In this health watch from KUNR's Beyond the Headlines, Richelle O'Driscoll, director of public affairs, Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine, talks about diabetes awareness, treatment and prevention with Dr. Evan Klass, Chief of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Division in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.   

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Sports injuries
12:17 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Health Watch: Concussions and sports injuries

Dr. Carol Scott, head team physician for athletics at the University of Nevada, Reno.

In this installment of the health watch from Beyond the Headlines, Richelle O'Driscoll, Director of Public Affairs for the Division of Health Sciences and School of Medicine, talks to Dr. Carol Scott, associate professor and director of sports medicine fellowships at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, about concussions and sports injuries.

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Alzheimer's Awareness Month
11:25 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Alzheimer's Disease and the 'culture change movement'

Dr. Peter Reed, director of the University of Nevada's Sanford Center for Aging at UNR.

November is Alzheimer's Awareness month.  In this segment of the health watch from Beyond the Headlines, Richelle O'Driscoll, Director of Public Affairs for the Division of Health Sciences at the School of Medicine, talks to Dr. Peter Reed, director of the University of Nevada's Sanford Center for Aging, about Alzheimer's Disease and the culture change movement.

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Student Outreach Clinics
11:28 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Health Watch: UNR Med students offer free clinics to uninsured

In this health watch from Beyond the Headlines, Richelle O'Driscoll talks about the Student Outreach Clinics that are available to the community provided by medical students at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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Medical School expansion
9:59 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Health Watch: School of Medicine dean discusses medical education expansion in Nevada

In this segment of the health watch from Beyond the Headlines, Susan Hill talks about expanding medical education in Nevada with Dr. Thomas Schwenk, Dean of the School of Medicine and vice-president of the Division of Heath Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Ebola Update
10:43 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Health Watch: An Ebola Update from Dr. James Wilson

Credit Photo by Anh Gray

Today on the health watch from Beyond the Headlines, Susan Hill gets an update on Ebola and discusses preparations for viral illnesses in Nevada with Dr. James Wilson, director of the Nevada Center for Infectious Disease Forecasting at the University of Nevada School of Medicine at UNR.

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Suicide prevention services
12:09 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Health Watch: Suicide Prevention Sevices in Northern Nevada

Dr. Erin Grinshteyn

In this installment of the health watch, Richelle O'Driscoll talks with Dr. Erin Grinshteyn, assistant professor of health administration and policy at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Community Health Sciences, about suicide prevention efforts in northern Nevada communities.

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