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Media Inquiries Welcome!

Members of the news media are invited to visit the School of Medicine's news and events page for access to news releases, announcements, publications and subject matter experts.

For assistance with an interview or story or other specific inquiry, please contact:

Scott Walquist, or (775) 784-4504.

About the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Nevada’s first public medical school, is a community-based, research-intensive medical school with a statewide vision for a healthy Nevada. Established in 1969, UNR Med is improving the health and well-being of all Nevadans and their communities through excellence in student education, postgraduate training and clinical care, research with local, national and global impact and a culture of diversity and inclusion. For more information, visit