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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.


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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Oct. 8, 2021

School of Public Health Alumnus of the Year Brian Labus was instrumental in Nevada's fight against COVID-19, serving on the governor's task force and leading a small army of contact tracers.

Oct. 4, 2021

Future healthcare providers learn about challenges that prevent people from seeking treatment.

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Sep. 8, 2021

UNLV School of Dental Medicine names Drs. Jesse Falk and Michael Moody its Alumni of the Year.

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Jul. 9, 2021

Dr. Sierra Mastrantonio offers advice for aspiring students.

In the News


  • Aug. 30, 2021
    Six faculty physicians at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV were named Top Doctors in the August 2021 issue of VEGAS INC's Health Care Quarterly magazine. Singled out for providing excellent care by the publication were: Dr. John Brosious, Plastic Surgery; Dr. David Di John, Infectious...