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Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

Rigorous classroom instruction aided by computer and multimedia instruction, practical laboratory and clinical experiences, and student mentoring, prepare top professionals.

School of Integrated Health Sciences

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Academic Programs

Students within the Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences may pursue certificate, minor, bachelor, and graduate degrees in the areas of health physics, comprehensive medical imaging, and radiography.

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What's Happening

A group of students arrange another to practice getting a proper X-ray.

As future frontline health care workers, UNLV radiography students spend a year learning how to properly position a patient for imaging.

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With her clinical contacts and student focus, Melinda Bechtel built the ultrasound degree program into a career launching pad.

Students at Pida Plaza on the first day of classes (Josh Hawkins, UNLV).

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News stories from the summer featuring UNLV students and faculty.


In The News



  • Chair, Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences Department
  • Director, Radiography Program
  • Professor, Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

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