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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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Nov. 1, 2019

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

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Jul. 17, 2019

How does the body react when you nix sugar from your diet? UNLV nutritionist Samantha Coogan shares a winning solution for withdrawal symptoms, and what to expect when they’re over.

Soumya Upadhyay, poses in front of UNLV banners on campus.
Mar. 11, 2019

After nearly losing her life in a car accident and being told she wouldn’t walk again, the public health professor is beating insurmountable odds and thriving at UNLV.

Mar. 7, 2019

UNLV study provides an in-depth look at new fathers’ experiences with PPD.

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