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Helping Our Community

Comprised of the schools of Allied 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

Bigelow Health Sciences
Nov. 26, 2018

UNLV's School of Community Health Sciences now one of just 66 schools in the world recognized by the Council of Education for Public Health and the first in Nevada.

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Nov. 15, 2018

With a focus on recruiting students with strong Nevada ties, the School of Medicine is cultivating a commitment to the community in future doctors, says John Moran III.

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May. 15, 2018

University physicians say advances in treatment provide promising options.

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May. 9, 2018

The first-generation student became president of Student Technologists Association in Radiological Science and plans to return this fall for another degree in MRI pathology.

In the News

Accomplishments

  • Jan. 10, 2019
    Jeremy Meronuck (Health Sciences) received the UNLV Outstanding New Advisor award from the Academic Advising Leadership Team within the office of the vice provost for undergraduate education. The award acknowledges demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students for...

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