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.

Allied Health Sciences
Community Health Sciences
UNLV School of Medicine
School of Nursing

What's Happening

New UNLV medical school students
Jul. 20, 2017

The inaugural class of the UNLV School of Medicine shared their excitement. Our favorite social media moments. July 14-21.

Nursing professor Jay Tan
Jul. 11, 2017

Nursing professor Jay Tan uses pharmacogenetics to unlock the medications and dosages that work for a patient's individual genetic makeup.

UNLV’s Team Las Vegas design of a full-size solar-powered house
Feb. 3, 2017

Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.

visitors look at Shakespeare’s First Folio
Jan. 3, 2017

A collection of news stories from 2016 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

In the News

Accomplishments

  • Jul. 6, 2017
    John Mercer (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) was the featured guest an episode of the Science of Ultra Podcast: Shoes and Biomechanics. This podcast is focused on featuring researchers who "study the topics relevant to training and performance in ultra marathons."

Events