Topic: health

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 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.
A sign reads "Silver State Pediatric Skilled Nursing Facility"
Campus News | January 21, 2021
The 36-bed skilled nursing site is expected to add an important dimension to students’ clinical education.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
man in doctor's coat
People | December 4, 2020
Andrew Han plans to practice psychiatry, using treatment that relies less on medication than is usual.
solider in fatigues
People | November 11, 2020
Johnathan Scott says his time in the Army taught him that as long as you keep fighting, there's nothing you can't achieve.
woman and child each wearing a graduation gown
People | November 10, 2020
Dianne Galgana focuses on well-child care and management of common pediatric acute illnesses.
thanksgiving dinner table
Campus News | November 5, 2020
The founding dean of UNLV's School of Medicine recommends observing the holiday virtually this year to help keep loved ones well.
woman in front of computer screens
People | October 28, 2020
Childhood polio started Kavita Batra on a path toward helping others through medicine and data.