Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

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  • Healthcare Hero

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

  • 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. The society announced the award April 16.

  • Research Helps Protect Astronauts

    Professor Cucinotta studies cosmic radiation and what damage it can cause during space missions.

  • 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.