Topic: health and medicine

A group of doctors and a patient stand in front of a UNLV Medicine sign
People | February 26, 2021
Drew Robinson credits the treatment by numerous UNLV physicians for his recovery after a suicide attempt.
UNLV school of medicine logo
Campus News | February 19, 2021
School earns accreditation from Liaison Committee on Medical Education, meaning it meets or exceeds the highest standards for schools of medicine.
Two people work on an exercise involving passing a ball back and forth
Research | February 17, 2021
After pivoting from planned research, a physical therapy professor's Zoom classes offer exercise outlet to Down syndrome patients.
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.
A doctor in scrubs points to a medical image
People | February 5, 2021
A bout with malaria put Oluwafunmilola Okuyemi on the path to becoming a physician. Today she and UNLV colleagues have pioneered a way to lessen COVID-19 spread during surgery.
medical professional pokes syringe into top of a vial she holds in her gloved left hand
Campus News | February 4, 2021
UNLV public health researcher Melva Thompson-Robinson explains the U.S.’s history of medical trauma against people of color, its impact on the pandemic, and tips for meaningful messaging.
Six COVID vaccines on a blue tray
Business and Community | January 27, 2021
UNLV vaccine expert Johan Bester examines the ethical considerations behind the decision to get inoculated.
"UNLV School of Medicine" sign
Campus News | January 20, 2021
Volunteer efforts by hundreds of Southern Nevada physicians enhance the medical training of UNLV students.
Cones lined up in front of parking garage entrance
Business and Community | January 13, 2021
Grant from state of Nevada extends university partnership with Southern Nevada Health District, allows 200 UNLV students to continue vital contact tracing services.
three studio portraits
People | January 8, 2021
Members of the inaugural class of the UNLV School of Medicine await the results of Match Day — the day med school students across the nation find out where they will receive their specialty training.
Professor Brian Labus on zoom screen
People | December 31, 2020
UNLV public health professor became a go-to source for media in Nevada and worldwide on the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
medical personnel in PPE
Campus News | December 21, 2020
From groundbreaking research to breaking ground on a new medical education building, the UNLV School of Medicine continues to transform care in the community.