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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.
Holly Lyman, the Community Health Sciences Alumna of the Year, builds a Dragon boating tradition to fight cancer.
The researcher from Nebraska is working to reduce HIV transmission between mothers and children in Nigeria.
UNLV study confirms that motorists are less likely to stop for pedestrians of color.
Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.
The new chair of environmental and occupational health says he was drawn to UNLV in part because of the opportunity to mentor minority students.
A collection of news stories from 2016 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
UNLV researchers and inventors made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2016.
From a home for homeless students to inspiring the next generation of health crusaders — these worthy causes will warm your heart during the holidays.
Survival rate stands nearly 5 percent below the national average for Southern Nevadans and is especially low for state's black and Filipina women.
Breakthrough UNLV study shows major differences between the types of cancer and mortality rates of U.S.-born blacks versus those who emigrate from the Caribbean.
Do you know where your favorite candidates stand on the issues that most affect Nevada children?
Marrying health care with pop culture, Betty Burston is revolutionizing the health care industry one “edutainment” project at a time.
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
Executive Director, Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy
An expert in juvenile welfare, justice, and health and safety
Associate Professor, School of Community Health Sciences
An expert in pediatric asthma, chronic disease trends, complex weighted survey data, and clinical programming
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.