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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. 22, 2022

41 percent of the Class of 2022 staying in Nevada for the next stage of their medical training.

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Feb. 27, 2022

As someone who initially left the school system in eighth grade and was abused and homeless, a young Sharon Jalene never would have guessed she would end up earning three college degrees.

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Feb. 15, 2022

Cheryl Maes says having a “service mindset” helps her balance her various roles.

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Jan. 12, 2022

Meet six students who share a family bond.

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