Kevin Dunegan

Communications Specialist for the schools of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

Articles by Kevin Dunegan

Portrait of Dr. Flora Phipps
People | July 19, 2021
She never had an instructor in dental school who was young, female, or a minority, so she decided to become that role model for someone else.
A woman sits next to a series of three sets of model teeth
Research | March 3, 2021
Dr. Tanya Al-Talib advocates for dentists becoming the first line of defense against sleep apnea and other sleep breathing issues.
Valinder "Val" Addison in front of palm trees and blue sky.
People | February 16, 2021
While some of us have nicknames we wish everyone would forget, Valinder Addison likes hers because her family and friends say she keeps going, and going, and going.
A student probes a preserved human head
Research | February 9, 2021
Plastinated human head specimens give dental students complete, odor-free, hands-on learning experiences.
professor seated behind table topped with test tubes and lab equipment
Research | December 1, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole, professor of biomedical sciences at UNLV School of Dental Medicine, explains how leading vaccine candidates differ at the cellular level and what it could mean for their effectiveness.
Marcia Ditmyer working at a computer.
People | June 29, 2020
The Dental School administrator says she has found dealing with the pandemic even more challenging than her former work as an undercover police officer.
Lorenzo Bethea talks to a coworker.
People | January 13, 2020
The director of clinical operations for the UNLV School of Dental Medicine says joining the school staff is like joining a family.
Thessa Hilgenkamp, performing an ultrasound.
People | November 4, 2019
The first NIH-funded project at UNLV for this physical therapy professor will focus on people with Down Syndrome.
a close-up of someone lifting weights
Research | October 24, 2019
UNLV researchers monitored the motion of the thoracic spine, lumbar spine, and knee as part of the testing process.