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Chair, Health Care Administration and Policy
An expert on issues regarding health care policy and strategic management.
Founding Dean, School of Community Health Sciences
A leading researcher and educator on sexually transmitted diseases for more than 30 years.
Senior Research Associate
A mental health expert with particular interest in child well-being.
Associate Professor, School of Community Health Sciences
An expert in pediatric asthma, chronic disease trends, complex weighted survey data, and clinical programming
Executive Director, Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy
An expert in juvenile welfare, justice, and health and safety
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.
Professor of Social Behavioral Health
An expert in health disparities.
Community Health Sciences News
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.
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.