Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

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  • New Doctorate Program Available

    The new Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences at UNLV, one of the first offered in the Western United States, is an innovative approach to healthcare research.

  • National Recognition Recipient

    Chad Hensley, clinical coordinator for the Radiography program, received the 2015 Outstanding Grass-roots Advocacy award from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, and Most Effective Radiologic Technologist Educator award from 

  • Healthcare Hero

    Nevada Business Magazine named Professor and Department Chair Steen Madsen Southern Nevada’s 2015 Technology and Research Healthcare Hero.

  • Research

    The department is part of a $20.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health focused on putting clinical health research into practice and on addressing regional health concerns, such as access to care, cancer, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular and infectious diseases.