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School of Nursing
U.S. News & World Report ranks UNLV degree program in top 20 for sixth consecutive year.
Amar brings program leadership and innovation from previous roles at Emory University and Boston College; she will begin Jan. 1.
This professor says being able to positively impact people’s lives makes nursing a satisfying career choice.
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.
Nursing professor Jay Tan uses pharmacogenetics to unlock the medications and dosages that work for a patient's individual genetic makeup.
Tomas C. Walker, the 2017 Nursing Alumnus of the Year, working to develop an artificial pancreas to help patients with diabetes.
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
A faculty-and-student research team is shining a light on white blood cells to better understand what their location implies about their role in muscle repair.
A lifelong commitment to help never-served populations is one of the things that drew this nursing professor to her profession.
Step into the custom-designed training center for UNLV nursing students where manikins talk, blood is made by the gallon, and life-saving skills are mastered.
Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.
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.
The emphasis on research and achieving Top Tier status drew this nursing professor to UNLV.
The twins plan to throw themselves into the full college experience.
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Nursing In The News
UNLV has climbed four spots in the annual ranking of best online graduate nursing programs by U.S. News &World Report.
Nevada has long struggled to help people with mental illnesses and the state, like many areas of the country, is struggling with the opioid crisis. But could both of those problems be addressed with technology from the 50s?
Less than a year ago, 74-year-old Roosevelt Bennett’s chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) had progressed to the point that he says he didn’t get out of bed at night to go to the bathroom for fear the exertion would make him “run out of air and die.”
At the private practice where Susan VanBeuge works as a nurse practitioner, she and the practice’s physician complement each other. The physician, who often takes on a more clinical demeanor, introduces the nurse as the patient’s advocate and champion.
No nurse — in fact, no patient, no wide-eyed puppy, no sentient creature anywhere — should ever have to face Dr. Sandy Beirle when she’s looking for missing lab results. Take Caitlin Bagwell, a student at the UNLV school of nursing, who recently walked into an examination room and offered Beirle an innocent “Good morning.”
An expert in chronic pain.
An expert in nursing education.
An expert on obesity and cardiovascular disease.