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Vegas-area med schools aim to boost student body diversity

Jan. 31, 2020 5:41 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Malcolm Douglas remembers how the close relationship he had with his pediatrician growing up with a single mother in Brooklyn, New York, helped him feel safe and respected. “He kind of guided me toward a career in medicine, throughout my schooling, he pushed me more toward the...

Tulane administrator named dean of UNLV School of Medicine

Jan. 9, 2020 1:31 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A senior associate dean at Tulane University School of Medicine has been named as the new dean of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, medical school. UNLV President Marta Meana announced Wednesday that Dr. Marc J. Kahn will take his new post April 1. Kahn will follow Dr. John Fildes, who...