Topic: health and medicine

A woman stands in the forest
People | June 18, 2021
Family COVID diagnoses didn't slow Genesis Krisel Leon's determination to help those underserved in medicine.
A woman gestures in her kitchen while teaching cooking lessons through videoconferencing
Campus News | June 15, 2021
Medical students get into the kitchen in the hopes that they’ll write fewer prescriptions for future patients.
An exterior picture of the School of Medicine
People | June 11, 2021
School of Nursing grad Mason Montano turns his attention to Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV after spending years working in hospitals.
man doing compressions on CPR mannequin
People | June 4, 2021
Already deeply involved in cancer research, Bobak Seddighzadeh plans to become a hematologist-oncologist.
UNLV student contact tracing team seated in office space
Business and Community | June 3, 2021
School of Public Health, Health District partnership includes nearly 240 student contact tracers trained to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.
A device created by UNLV Engineering researchers for a space experiment
Research | May 29, 2021
First-of-its-kind device developed by UNLV for International Space Station experiment will test microgravity and Earth differences in growth and treatment of oral bacteria.
A calculator and stethoscope atop a spreadsheet
Campus News | May 28, 2021
Dual program will prepare physicians to deal with the business aspects of health care in addition to the medical needs of patients.
A close-up of a person using a diabetes test kit
People | May 21, 2021
Much of Ana Mrkaic’s practice involves helping people fight the disease that plagues nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population.
a sign reading "UNLV School of Medicine"
Campus News | May 14, 2021
Ten graduating students from the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV become the first members of the university's Alpha Omega Alpha chapter.
maricel gomez wears red nursing scrubs as she sits on the library floor surrounded by books
People | May 12, 2021
Spring 2021 grad Maricel Gomez embraces the motto, “Nurse Leaders Begin Here.”
portraits of a woman and a man
Campus News | May 12, 2021
President Keith E. Whitfield and Dean Angela Amar on the achievements of UNLV's School of Nursing.
line of graduates in regalia
Campus News | May 10, 2021
Watch as members of the charter class of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine officially add M.D. to their names.