ZZZ - GMG - VEGAS INC 2011-2014

April 8, 2013

VEGAS INC Magazine - Latest Las Vegas business news, features and commentaries about gaming, tourism, real estate and more

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A P R I L 8 , 2 0 1 3 / Y O U R b u s i n e s s - t o - b u s i n e s s w e e k ly SPECIAL FOCUS HEALTH CARE This month, VEGAS INC highlights the medical community and the business of medicine. Local Wedding businesses: Legalize gay marriage sam morris open wide: Resident Mickel Jourabchi adjusts an X-ray while Dr. Jaleh Pourhamidi prepares to work on patient Madison Szczublewski in the orthodontic clinic at Roseman University of Health Sciences in Henderson. Students gain practical experience working in the clinic. Education in Practice How vocational schools are preparing students for the real world and saving companies money T By Paul Delos Santos staff writer By Andrea Domanick staff writer "Loosen his bow tie and snuggle up, you two," says Las Vegas photographer Linda Quackenboss, directing a camera-shy couple sitting for portraits in her studio. Reaching out, Phil Pineda does as he's told and loosens Mel Cole's bow tie. "There's my GQ smile!" the 53-yearold tells the couple, who will be celebrating their fifth anniversary this fall. "Maybe I can shoot your wedding soon." For Quackenboss, who estimates that 30 percent of her clientele are members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, the suggestion is more than friendly conversation. It's marketing. Gay marriage is on the horizon in Nevada. A bill was introduced in March in the Nevada Senate that would begin to clear the way for legalizing gay marriage in the state. That news came just days before the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a pair of cases challenging California's ban on see lgbt, page 16 he orthodontic clinic at the Roseman University of Health Sciences is quiet. The room's 20 chairs are empty. Student orthodontist Melineh Dereghishian prepares for her day. She can't wait to start meeting patients. "I get to do what I love," said the UCLA alumna, who is set to graduate from Roseman in 2015. "I'm helping patients have the smile that they dreamed about, increase their self-confidence and image, and have fun at the same time." Dereghishian is one of 30 residents working to become board-certified see vocational, page 14 Trusted for over 30 years by business owners and their families...the law firm to call for estate planning, probate and asset protection. INSIDE TODAY ON APPEAL | P. 6 Two state senators make the case for a new appeals court in Las Vegas HERBAL REMEDY? | P. 7 Are medical marijuana dispensaries a solution to Nevada's fiscal woes? THE LIST | P. 22 Colleges, universities and tech schools 702.433.4455 ◆ jeffreyburr.com Estate Planning ◆ Probate ◆ Wills ◆ Limited Liability Companies ◆ Asset Protection ◆ Family Limited Partnerships ◆ Succession Planning ◆ Guardianship ◆ Trust Administration ◆ Elder Law TRUST BANNER VEGAS INC.indd 1 20130408_VI01_F.indd 1 3/7/13 10:07 AM 4/4/13 2:15:59 PM

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