Six UNLV researchers

Wellness by Women, for Women

The history of health research is one of men studying men. Several UNLV researchers are flipping the script, creating new possibilities for women’s health and well-being in the process.

In This Series

Portrait Marta Meana
Research | April 20, 2018
Honors College Dean Marta Meana’s research dispels stereotypes surrounding women’s sexuality and changes the way doctors treat patients.
Rachell Ekroos
Research | May 24, 2018
A nursing researcher helps those affected by violent crimes receive quality, equitable assistance from the law enforcement, medical, and justice systems.
two women standing next to empty road
Research | September 20, 2018
Researchers work with underage sex trafficking victims to identify new ways to assist exploited children and prevent others from entering the abuse cycle.
boy holding hand up in stop sign
Research | September 21, 2018
When toxic masculinity is part of a culture, male survivors of childhood abuse may turn to crime as a way to reclaim their masculinity.
Dr. Nadia Gomez
Research | October 3, 2018
A national study on simulation training is changing how obstetrics and gynecology practitioners learn to perform surgeries.
two women
Research | October 8, 2018
UNLV researchers find that planning and produce can help moms-to-be reduce diabetes risks.

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