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  • Professor Young Awarded CoHSTAR Fellowship

    Associate Professor Danny Young received a part-time, faculty fellowship with the Center on Health Services Training and Research.

  • Dr. Lee Named JOSPT Reviewer of the Year Award

    Dr. Szu-Ping Lee received the 2015 Reviewer of the Year award from Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). Dr. Lee, who has served as a reviewer for JOSPT 18 times since 2013, earned the award for consistent excellence in three distinct areas: willingness to conduct reviews, insightfulness and constructiveness of the reviews, and promptness of turnaround. 

  • UNLVPT Jumps in National Ranking

    U.S. News and World Report ranks program 79th in 2016 Best Grad School Survey.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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