News: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Man on balcony with Las Vegas in the background.
People | March 2, 2020
One of the best things about public health is its interdisciplinary nature, according to practitioner Jason Flatt, who says it allows him to tap into fields as diverse as sociology, medicine, nursing, and psychology.
Students in red shirts walking outside on campus
Business and Community | December 30, 2019
A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
Ann Vuong sitting in an office.
People | September 9, 2019
A new face at UNLV, this professor brings unique perspective of public health focused on neurodevelopment in children and chemical exposures during pregnancy.
Woman sitting in chair reading an iPad
Research | June 20, 2018
Posture — not screen time — is biggest factor behind neck and shoulder pain, UNLV study finds.
Portrait Asma Tahir
People | June 18, 2018
Commitment to a healthy lifestyle helps make Asma Tahir a good fit for the university’s pollen program.
People inspecting a home and taking notes.
Business and Community | January 24, 2018
UNLV Healthy Homes team will also examine homes for health issues such as asthma triggers, energy and fire problems, trip and fall hazards, pests, and mold.
Alyssa Crittenden
Research | December 26, 2017
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
stethoscope
Research | July 13, 2017
The Mountain West Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network helps 13 universities support the faculty and research that will improve human health in seven states.
Rohan Jadav
Research | April 17, 2017
The researcher from Nebraska is working to reduce HIV transmission between mothers and children in Nigeria.
Francisco Sy
People | January 30, 2017
The new chair of environmental and occupational health says he was drawn to UNLV in part because of the opportunity to mentor minority students.
dry grass at red rock canyon
Research | July 10, 2015
82 percent of America’s three largest national parks are infested with at least one type of foreign foliage that’s ripe for becoming brushfire kindling.
UNLV signpost
Business and Community | April 15, 2014
Experts from UNLV and University of Nevada School of Medicine meet to discuss health disparities in Nevada.