Topic: health and medicine

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.
medical professional conducting a curbside COVID-19 test to person in blue vehicle
Research | December 17, 2020
Biostatistician Richard Tillett from the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine was part of a statewide team to identify a Nevada man infected twice by COVID-19 – the first documented occurrence in North America.
two headshots side by side of a woman and man
People | December 11, 2020
Drs. Abbey and Bradley Burger met in an unusual setting while attending medical school.
woman in lab coat looking at a sample
Research | December 9, 2020
Ph.D. student Kendra McGlothen's research ties for first in the Graduate College’s annual Rebel Grad Slam competition.
brain scan imaging
Research | December 9, 2020
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has barred neuroscience Ph.D. student Andrew Ortiz from the lab, he continues to research diseases that affect millions of Americans.
Man in doctor coat in front of lights.
People | December 7, 2020
School of Medicine surgeon draws upon his engineering background to make challenging decisions.