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

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Sep. 12, 2022

This longtime Rebel and physical education program coordinator is helping UNLV shape up inside and outside of the classroom.

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Dec. 30, 2021

A collection of 2021 headlines highlighting medical school milestones, a steady stronghold on diversity and research rankings, student success, and media mentions featuring faculty experts.

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Jul. 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

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Aug. 10, 2020

As summer heats up, so do the accomplishments on UNLV’s campus.


In The News



  • Associate Professor of Health Physics
  • Chair, Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences Department
  • Professor, Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

HPDS Notes

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Jan. 27, 2022
(Las Vegas, NV): One of the first programs established at UNLV is the Radiography program. Recently, the program was gifted an X-ray machine by CareNow Urgent Care. We met with Radiography Program Director Chad Hensley to discuss this incredible new addition further.  Until the donation of the new machine, UNLV was home to an X-ray machine built in the 1980s. The technology required to take…

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