Topic: coronavirus experts

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 worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Professor Labus writing on white board
People | December 29, 2020
UNLV Public Health professor Brian Labus dismantles misperceptions about the COVID-19 vaccine and shares why it works, why it’s safe, and why everyone eligible should get it.
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.
UNLV communication studies professor Rebecca Rice
Research | December 10, 2020
As public health and local government officials grapple with misinformation, UNLV crisis communication researcher Rebecca Rice shares battle plan tips.
professor seated behind table topped with test tubes and lab equipment
Research | December 1, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole, professor of biomedical sciences at UNLV School of Dental Medicine, explains how leading vaccine candidates differ at the cellular level and what it could mean for their effectiveness.
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh holds a pipette in his lab on campus
Research | November 20, 2020
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh and collaborators implement wastewater surveillance programs to supplement coronavirus contact tracing efforts, help prevent outbreaks.
syringe on white background
Business and Community | October 21, 2020
Dr. David Weismiller, professor and family medicine physician with the UNLV School of Medicine, says the convergence of COVID-19 and flu season makes it more important than ever to get a flu vaccine.
children standing on a playground with their backs to the camera and their backpacks visible
Business and Community | September 9, 2020
UNLV child advocacy expert Amanda Haboush-Deloye examines the pandemic’s impact on abused youth, and how medical professionals and others can help reverse the trend in unreported cases.
child using tablet for remote learning
Business and Community | September 1, 2020
UNLV College of Education professor Bradley Marianno examines the role of teachers and their unions in advocating for safety and equity in fall school return plans.
woman posing in hallway
Campus News | August 28, 2020
Managers encouraged to be "flexible, equitable, and communicative" with employees who have children being schooled from home.
Profile image of UNLV social work professor Nick Barr on UNLV's campus
Business and Community | August 24, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, UNLV social work professor Nicholas Barr stresses importance of keeping people housed.