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Honors: Merrill Landers
Merrill Landers (Physical Therapy) received the UNLV Outstanding Department Chair/Academic Director Award for 2017. The award recognizes excellence in three areas: dynamic and visionary leader, effective management, outstanding interpersonal skills and collegiality. Support for Lander's nomination came not only from the faculty and staff, but also from alumni and current students. He has served as department chair since 2011.
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