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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.
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.
The Nevada System of Higher Education has ended a 10-year-old program that sought to develop Nevada's health care workforce and encourage research.
Senior Research Associate
A mental health expert with particular interest in child well-being.
Founding Dean, UNLV School of Medicine
Dr. Barbara Atkinson is an accomplished researcher, teacher and administrator in the fields of medicine and medical education.
Associate Dean, Allied Health Sciences
An expert in human body movement, the physics of sports, and running.