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

Feb. 3, 2017

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

Jan. 3, 2017

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

Nov. 29, 2016

Survival rate stands nearly 5 percent below the national average for Southern Nevadans and is especially low for state's black and Filipina women.

Nov. 21, 2016

Breakthrough UNLV study shows major differences between the types of cancer and mortality rates of U.S.-born blacks versus those who emigrate from the Caribbean.

In the News

Accomplishments

  • Mar. 16, 2017
    Saruna Ghimire and Karen Callahan (Environmental and Occupational Health) recently publushed an article, "Nutritional Assessment of Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Rural Nepal," in the Public Library of Science with Binaya Kumar Baral from the Department of Biochemistry in the Nepal...

Events