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Commitment to a healthy lifestyle helps make Asma Tahir a good fit for the university’s pollen program.
Thirty-eight faculty will receive a combined $332,270 in seed funding for their research, scholarship, and creative activity.
Join UNLV Corporate Challenge stalwart Kathy Lauckner in representing the scarlet and the gray on the court, in the pool, or at the poker table in the annual community games.
Tips for avoiding the spores that make you sneeze and snore from UNLV's Pollen Monitoring Program.
Dr. David Orentlicher is examining the intersection between medicine and policy.
UNLV Healthy Homes team will also examine homes for health issues such as asthma triggers, energy and fire problems, trip and fall hazards, pests, and mold.
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
Mentoring future health care leaders is a priceless opportunity, according to this Community Health Sciences faculty member.
Federal granting agency approves Dr. David Di John, longtime pediatric infectious disease specialist, to lead program for patients living with HIV/AIDS.
Ninth annual check of state’s entering kindergartners showed more have health insurance, yet barriers to health care access still exist.
UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
This Community Health Sciences professor hopes his research will assist consumers in using health care quality report cards.
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
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Community Health Sciences In The News
Researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) conducted a health impact assessment (HIA) in 2015 to examine the potential health benefits of implementing full-day kindergarten across the state.
Reported cases of lead poisoning among children are on the rise in Southern Nevada. The increase is attributed in part to more testing. But researchers, pointing to a legacy of inadequate screening in the state, are also calling for stepped up measures to detect lead poisoning in children.
The posture, not the time spent in front of the screen, is the first factor of these musculoskeletal disorders of a new kind.
Simply Money Advisors discuss how using a tablets and phones could cause damage to your neck.
The difference between distracted driving and distracted walking? One is a well-known, dangerous behavior that everybody agrees should be avoided. The other is a potentially harmful behavior that most of us barely think about.
Community Health Sciences Experts
Director of Health Programs, The Lincy Institute
An expert in cultural competency, health disparities, and sexual and reproductive health. Shegog engages individuals and groups to build stronger and healthier communities.
Associate Professor, School of Community Health Sciences
An expert in pediatric asthma, chronic disease trends, complex weighted survey data, and clinical programming
Senior Research Associate
A mental health expert with particular interest in child well-being.