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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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Mar. 23, 2020

UNLV experts provide tips and tricks for your dinner, workout routine.

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Feb. 26, 2020

New UNLV study finds that drivers of flashy cars are less likely to yield for pedestrians.

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Dec. 2, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

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Nov. 1, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

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