Health

The Lincy Institute identifies best practices to expand health care services and sustain healthy communities throughout Southern Nevada. The collaboration of public and private sectors, the development and expansion of educational health care programs, and advocacy for health policy are essential to increase access and quality health care for all members of our community.

Aims

The Lincy Institute continuously seeks to improve the health outcomes in Southern Nevada by focusing on:

  • Access to Healthcare
  • Public Health Infrastructure
  • Health Equity
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Past

2018

  • THE UNLV SCHOOL OF MEDICINE: RETHINKING GOVERNANCE, PLANNING, AND ECONOMIC IMPACT The Lincy Institute Colloquium Series, No. 2 Breakfast Reception: 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.  |  Scheduled Event: 9:00 - 11:15 a.m. The launch of the...

  • Lesley Dickson, MD, FAPM, LFAPA, will present on “Medication Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder.” She attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine where she also completed a residency in psychiatry. She is...

  • Learn about UNLV's graduate certificate in Addiction Studies and undergraduate minor in Addiction Treatment, Nevada licensing requirements for alcohol, drug, and gambling counselors, and careers in our local community....

  • Dona M. Dmitrovic, MHS, Foundation for Recovery, will present on the history of opioid addiction and recovery in the US in her presentation entitled, “We Do Recover!” Peer recovery support services models and fighting stigma...

  • Dr. Chia-Liang Dai will speak on a marathon training program for addiction recovery among people who participate in a residential recovery program and homeless services. This program emphasizes the important role physical...

  • Learn about UNLV's graduate certificate in Addiction Studies and undergraduate minor in Addiction Treatment, Nevada licensing requirements for alcohol, drug, and gambling counselors, and careers in our local community....

  • As the opioid crisis devastates more and more communities in Nevada, the country, and the world, the William S. Boyd School of Law will bring together leading experts to address key questions: What do we know about the...

2016

2015

  • The Las Vegas Sun spent several months exploring community challenges created by lack of treatment for children with mental health problems. The Las Vegas Sun spoke with parents and siblings, educators, doctors, judges,...

  • The Lincy Institute and the UNLV Mental and Behavioral Health Coalition invite you to attend The Integrated Health Care Workshop with keynote speaker, Jeff Capobianco, Ph.D., from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health...

2014

  • On September 29, 2014, The Lincy Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) hosted a forum for the Southern Nevada community "Valuing a UNLV Medical School." The forum detailed the significant economic and...

2013

  • "Closing the Gap: The Case for an Allopathic Medical School in Southern Nevada"

  • Call for Collaborations Community Capacity-Building Planning Awards  Information Sessions will on July 29, 7-10:30 a.m. & September 4, 4:30-6 p.m., at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension...

  • Call for Collaborations Community Capacity-Building Planning Awards  Information Sessions will on July 29, 9-10:30 a.m. & September 4, 4:30-6 p.m., at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension...

  • Members of the UNLV community are invited to attend a summit to discuss how Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute are reframing public policy issues in Nevada. Please join us to learn more about our ongoing...

  • Please join the Office of Diversity Initiatives as it marks Women's History Month with a forum discussion moderated by Dr. Marya Shegog, Director of Health Programs, The Lincy Institute. The discussion will be on healthcare...

2012

  • "Nevada for Health Communities: Building Systems to Integrate Community Development and Health" As the connections between health and community development become increasingly apparent, foundations, health institutions,...