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With a focus on recruiting students with strong Nevada ties, the School of Medicine is cultivating a commitment to the community in future doctors, says John Moran III.
University physicians say advances in treatment provide promising options.
The first-generation student became president of Student Technologists Association in Radiological Science and plans to return this fall for another degree in MRI pathology.
Esport championship, an Oprah Moment, and a (somewhat) daring neurologist — News from around campus
School of Medicine professor Dr. John Ham leads state's only organ transplant program.
Dr. Michael Gardner knows the impact that fostering a culture for excellence can have on a patient's care.
Amar brings program leadership and innovation from previous roles at Emory University and Boston College; she will begin Jan. 1.
UNLV's athletic training program grads make it to the big leagues.
Nursing professor Jay Tan uses pharmacogenetics to unlock the medications and dosages that work for a patient's individual genetic makeup.
Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.
A collection of news stories from 2016 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
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.
One of UNLV's oldest traditions — the Holiday Card Tree Scholarship — is spreading good wishes while raising funds for students like Yen Lu.
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Health Sciences In The News
Students on UNLV's Team Las Vegas will vie to defend their title — first in the United States and second in the world — in the international 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon next month.
Patients in Las Vegas, Nev., now have access to cutting-edge 3T MR exams at Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI) with the installation of the Vantage GalanTM 3T from Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company. SDMI, one of the largest outpatient imaging centers in the United States and a 29-year research partner with Toshiba Medical, is the first healthcare provider in the country to install the Vantage Galan 3T. SDMI is leveraging the system’s patient-friendly features and streamlined operability to bring the most advanced MR technology to physicians for the betterment of their patients.
University of Nevada Las Vegas students from the colleges of engineering, architecture, hotel management, health sciences, fine arts and construction management will be competing in Solar Decathlon 2017 at Denver this fall to showcase their skills in designing an energy-efficient, solar-powered home that can actively support aging residents.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed five institutions in Nigeria’s health sector.
Nevada’s higher education system has eliminated a decade-old department dedicated to helping the state’s colleges develop training for health care workers.
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