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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

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Dec. 31, 2020

As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.

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Dec. 9, 2020

Actors help UNLV's School of Nursing students sharpen skills and improve their patient interactions.

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Oct. 13, 2020

University Libraries helps consumers navigate the confusing world of health care news.

Oct. 8, 2020

Master's student Carissa Hernandez is dedicated to her second career as a nurse educator.

In the News

Accomplishments

  • Jan. 25, 2021
    Maria Aladjova (Health Sciences), Marlon Urquico (Liberal Arts), Peter Clancy (Sciences) and the College of Engineering Advising Center are the winners of the 2020-21 UNLV Academic Advising Awards presented by the office of the vice provost for undergraduate education and the Academic Advising...

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