Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

May 21, 2019
Dr. Edward Lynch (Dental) has just been elected again by his peers as the 29th most influential person in dentistry in 2019, The results were published in the U.K. Journal Dentistry this month in May. Lynch is one of only two people to have been voted every year in the Top 50 influencers in Dentistry since this voting started 17 years ago.
May 21, 2019
Peter Michel, Jimmy Chang, Karla Irwin, and Tammi Kim (all Libraries) recently presented at the Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists and Society of Southwest Archivists 2019 Joint Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona. The participants all presented on an educational session titled Learning From Las Vegas: Documenting the Architecture of an...
May 21, 2019
Michael Green (History) published the essay "Eastern and Western Empire: Thaddeus Stevens and the Greater Reconstruction," in The Worlds of James Buchanan and Thaddeus Stevens: Place, Personality, and Politics in the Civil War Era, edited by Michael J. Birkner, Randall M. Miller, and John W. Quist.
May 21, 2019
Dr. Bernard Hurlbut (Dental) accepted an invitation by Lanzhou University’s School of Stomatology in Gansu, China, to share his teaching expertise about CAD/CAM technologies. He also discussed integrating intra-oral scanning, preparation evaluation, and digital design into the program’s curriculum. The university is pursuing a substantial building...
May 20, 2019
Courtney Coughenour and Jennifer Pharr (both Environmental and Occupational Health) published an article on "The Environmental Impact and Formation of Meals from the Pilot Year of a Las Vegas Convention Food Rescue Program" in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. The purpose of this study was to document the...
May 20, 2019
Jay Shen, Pearl Kim, Sung-Youn Chun, Jinwook Hwang, Hyeyoung Yeom (all Health Care Administration and Policy), Jae-Hoon Lee (Family Medicine), Haneul Choi (Honors), and Ji Won Yoo (Internal Medicine) published an article on "Trends in the Utilization of Life-Sustaining Procedures and Palliative Care Consultation Among Dying Patients With Advanced...
May 20, 2019
Francis Cucinotta (Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) accepted an invitation to speak during the National Academy of Sciences’ Gilbert W. Beebe Symposium on the Future of Low-Dose Radiation Research in the United States. His talk focused on systems radiation biology, which addressed the government’s potential responsibilities in this area. He...
May 16, 2019
Kelly Tseng, Cindy Kha, and Dylan Guerin (all Life Sciences) published a research article, "Using the Xenopus Developmental Eye Regrowth System to Distinguish the Role of Developmental Versus Regenerative Mechanisms," in the journal Frontiers in Physiology. This study addressed the role of developmental mechanisms in regenerating eye tissues after...
May 16, 2019
Hilla Sang (Libraries) was selected as the recipient of the University Libraries' 2019 Spring Inspirational Customer Service Award. She was nominated for her work supporting web scraping, text analysis, curriculum planning, and data visualization for a wide variety of library users across campus. In addition, Sang is part of a GIS Instructional...

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