Topic: health and medicine

"UNLV School of Medicine" sign
People | March 19, 2021
Dr. Rebecca Meyers says she often stops to think that the care she provides to infants today may be impacting people who will be alive 100 years from now.
Three doctoral students look over a chart
Business and Community | March 18, 2021
Graduating students in the School of Medicine's charter class learn their future homes as residents in one of the most important days of a medical student's career.
Two women stand in front of cars
People | March 12, 2021
Sarah Grimley works diligently not only on her studies but also on efforts to help the LGBTQ+ community.
Rochelle and Dustin Hines standing in white lab coats
Research | March 8, 2021
UNLV neuroscientists Dustin and Rochelle Hines join rising number of researchers studying possible medical benefits of psychedelics; their work on brain activity recently published by Nature: Scientific Reports.
A woman stands on the beach
People | March 5, 2021
School of Medicine student Diane Han turns to the ER after an attentive doctor played a key role in her father's hour of need.
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.
nurse in jacket with stethoscope in simulation center
People | March 1, 2021
Accompanying her pediatrician father on house calls helped shape nursing professor Kathleen Thimsen's career.
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.