Topic: children health and medicine

People | July 1, 2020
Dr. Mayra Jones-Betancourt takes seriously her role as the Latino Medical Student Faculty Advisor at the medical school.
A medical syringe
Research | May 1, 2020
UNLV’s Director of Bioethics explores whether vaccine-refusing parents will reconsider their beliefs in light of COVID-19.
marijuana bud
Research | January 29, 2020
New studies that expectant mothers should know about warn against marijuana use.
People | January 22, 2020
Medical ethicist Dr. Johan Bester on the balance between public health and the individual’s rights and questions on parental authority and the obligation of physicians to protect society.
UNLV sign on campus
Research | July 9, 2019
A new study reveals stark disparities in mortality risk among children and youth across several measures of parental socioeconomic status.
three doctors
People | April 18, 2019
Studies show that young surgical patients fare better when treated by pediatric surgeons.
A health care provider administers a vaccination to a baby.
Business and Community | April 11, 2019
UNLV School of Medicine director of bioethics addresses the role of vaccinations and the controversy surrounding them.
woman in doctor's coat
People | April 10, 2019
Busy physician and mother Rooman Ahad balances caring for other people's children with raising her own young ones.
a portrait of Dr. DiJohn of the UNLV School of Medicine
People | February 27, 2019
Pediatric infectious diseases specialist Dr. David Di John has spent decades combating deadly diseases including HIV/AIDS.
Makayla Palmer poses in the Xeric Garden on UNLV's campus.
People | December 10, 2018
A health economist in the Lee Business School, her research interests center around policies addressing the health of low-income and at-risk infants and children.