Topic: health

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.
one woman performing CPR on a mannequin with three women watching
People | January 15, 2020
Caleena Longworth has overcome numerous obstacles on the way to a medical career.
surgeon demonstrating a technique
People | January 9, 2020
Dr. Douglas Fraser says teamwork is key to successful trauma care.
man in doctor's coat in hospital hallway
People | December 18, 2019
From Centennial High to Johns Hopkins and Georgetown, William Gravley discovered that skills learned in sports proved invaluable in academic pursuits, too.
Dr. John Phelps, poses in front of the UNLV School of Medicine sign.
People | December 9, 2019
Dr. John Phelps says that no matter how many babies he delivers, he still is excited to be part of such an important family experience.
man in doctor's coat
Research | November 27, 2019
Expanding research activity results in multiple grants and publications.
man in front of Petra in Jordan
People | November 13, 2019
The refugee experiences of his parents and of people he observed while studying overseas helped fuel his desire to become a doctor.
Thessa Hilgenkamp, performing an ultrasound.
People | November 4, 2019
The first NIH-funded project at UNLV for this physical therapy professor will focus on people with Down Syndrome.
medical school sign
People | October 29, 2019
A veteran doctor, a young surgeon, and a student discuss their experiences and the future of medicine.
Woman sitting at desk
People | October 16, 2019
Tanya Stringer of UNLV Medicine uses a childhood mantra to keep her on track.
A man in a greay suit and a woman in a black jacket stare at each other across a table.
Campus News | September 26, 2019
Boyd’s Health Law concentration feeding a high-demand area that will only have more, and more complex needs, as more doctors start to work in the state.
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.