June 8, 2022
LeAnne Salazar Montoya (Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education)  was honored with an Alumni Award from the Mortar Board National Council on June 5. The award recognizes outstanding achievement and leadership. Additionally, she was asked to present to the 2022 ELLA Class for session 6 on "Different Pathways to Success." ELLA is a…
June 8, 2022
Dr. Jay Morgenstern (Dental) has been accepted to the 18-member cohort of the 2022-23 UNLV Leadership Experience. The program, which begins in August, helps emerging leaders expand their knowledge and skills while providing a glimpse into university administration, educates them about the complex operations of a large research institution, and…
June 8, 2022
Claytee D. White (Oral History Research Center) is joining community icons Audry Batiste, Richard Bryan, Rob Dondero, Michael Green, Peter Guzman, John Mowbray, Ted Quirk, Bob Stoldal, and many others on the Board of Directors of The Mob Museum, National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement. This honor allows her deeper engagement with…
June 8, 2022
Shaun Andersen, along with co-authors Josh Levy, Hiba Kausar, Deepal Patel, and Edward Simanton (all Medicine), won Best Student Poster at the annual meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators. The poster was titled Medical School Benchmark Performance Based on College Competitiveness. Three other presenters from UNLV…
June 7, 2022
Krystal Kittle (Social & Behavioral Health) has been accepted into the 2022-23 cohort of the San Diego Alzheimer's Disease Research Center for Minority Aging Research (AD-RCMAR) Scientists for her research proposal on "Racial/Ethnically Diverse Sexual and Gender Minority Caregivers of Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias…
June 7, 2022
Acacia Herndon (Nursing) was selected out of 97 entries for the Best Student Poster at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. Along with professor Jennifer Vanderlaan (Nursing), she studied midwifery independent licensing in relation to state regulations. Herndon is an undergraduate student.
June 6, 2022
Karl Kingsley, Megan Tufteland, Allison Lenon and Spencer Carlile (all Dental) published "Analysis and Evaluation of the Effects of Melatonin on Oral Keratinocytes: A Pilot Study" in the Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research.     
June 6, 2022
Dr. Moni Ahmadian (Dental) presented "An Unusually Expansile Nasopalatine Duct Cyst Mimicking a Nasolabial Cyst" as a poster during the 2022 American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology annual meeting. Nasopalatine duct cyst (NPDC) is the most common non-odontogenic developmental cyst of the jaw bone that arises in the midline anterior…
June 6, 2022
Reimund Serafica and Andrew Thomas Reyes (both Nursing) participated in a webinar to honor AAPI Heritage Month. The purpose of the webinar was to educate the audience on how to get resources in the community for Asian America Pacific Islander individuals dealing with mental health issues, food insecurity, and other pandemic-related issues.

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