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Helping Our Community

Comprised of the schools of Integrated Health Sciences, Community Health Sciences, Dental Medicine, and Nursing, the Division of Health Sciences is developing academic, research, and community service programs to meet the health care needs of our constantly growing region.

Welcome

The health issues facing Southern Nevada are as complex as they are varied. The size and scope of these issues requires multifaceted and collaborative solutions. Recognizing the growing challenges, UNLV built upon its successful programs to create the Division of Health Sciences.

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Health Science Advising Center

What's Happening

Sep. 18, 2020

School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year Dr. Brandi Dupont pursued a career in oral health to help better serve those in need.

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Sep. 18, 2020

For nearly 20 years, UNLV Dental Medicine professor Christina Demopoulos has helped Southern Nevada children improve their dental health.

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Jun. 4, 2020

School of Nursing grad student Erika Kimble finds success as an entrepreneur in the dermatology field.

Apr. 9, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s response to COVID-19 and faculty experts who have helped the community make sense of the pandemic and its impact to daily life.

In the News

Accomplishments

  • Aug. 7, 2019
    Kimberly Tomas and Soumya Upadhyay (Health Care Administration & Policy) presented at the 2019 Academy Health annual research meeting in Washington, D.C., in June. Their poster presentations were titled:  The Impact of Patient-Provider Communication and Electronic Cigarette Harmfulness: the...

Events