News: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
After spending most of her public health career living out of a suitcase, Louisa Messenger has settled down to bring her expertise in infectious diseases and insects to Las Vegas.
A collection of news stories highlighting university experts’ insights on and contributions to health, environment, and society.
Working with a local nonprofit, public health professor Sheila Janofsky's class literally led students down a path toward learning: They evaluated walking trails in Southern Nevada.
A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.
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.
Physical therapy professor Szu-Ping Lee relies on patients – particularly veterans and seniors – as well as clinicians to help guide his research on ways to improve mobility after limb loss.
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.
A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
A new face at UNLV, this professor brings unique perspective of public health focused on neurodevelopment in children and chemical exposures during pregnancy.
Posture — not screen time — is biggest factor behind neck and shoulder pain, UNLV study finds.
Commitment to a healthy lifestyle helps make Asma Tahir a good fit for the university’s pollen program.
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.