Beverly Neyland, MD
Beverly A. Neyland, professor of pediatrics/Interim Chair of Pediatrics at the
University of Nevada School of Medicine, earned the B.S. degree from Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina, and the M.D. degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Additional training includes an externship at the University of Zagreb in Yugoslavia; an internship at the Long Beach Memorial Children’s Hospital, Long Beach, California; and pediatric residency at the UCLA/Harbor General Hospital in Torrance, California. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
She was in private practice in Las Vegas for 22 years, and during that time she
also served as Chief of Pediatrics at the University Center of Southern Nevada from 1974-85, and Chief of Pediatrics at the Sunrise Hospital and Children’s Hospital from l990-200l. Since l996, she has served as a member of the faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas. She has served as the Clinical Director of the University Medical Center, Lieds Pediatric Ambulatory Care Clinic; and as Interim Chairperson of the Department of Pediatrics at UNSOM in Las Vegas until a permanent chairperson was selected.
Dr. Neyland is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics; President of
Nevada Chapter of the AAP; member of the Admission Committee-UNSOM; and
member of the Governor’s Maternal and Child Advisory Board. Recently, she was
named by Governor Gibbons as a temporary member of the Nevada Board of Medical Examiners. She has received honors and awards such as the B’nai B’rith Women of Valor Award, and honors from Committed 100 Men Helping Boys, and the Professional Black Women Alliance. She has always been an active advocate for children.