Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences News
The Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences within the School of Allied Health Sciences provides a high-quality educational experience for undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of health physics and medical physics; nuclear medicine; comprehensive medical imaging; radiochemistry; and radiography.
Current Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences News
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Formerly called School of Allied Health Sciences, the renamed unit has also launched new department of brain health.
A member of the UNLV School of Medicine's inaugural class reflects on past adversities that led to success.
The first-generation student became president of Student Technologists Association in Radiological Science and plans to return this fall for another degree in MRI pathology.
Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences In The News
Sending humans to Mars could leave astronauts with neurological problems, according scientists who studied mice in conditions which they claimed replicate deep space.
When SpaceX launches Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and his eight traveling companions for a trip around the Moon in 2023, the company will be undertaking an unprecedented step toward the future of civilian space flight. But with being the first to attempt this feat comes a number of technical and safety challenges that less ambitious expeditions, like Blue Origin's treks to the Karman Line, won't have to face. So, just how will SpaceX ensure that its first trip to the Moon doesn't turn into a real-life Gravity?
We welcomed Dr. Francis (Frank) Cucinotta to the show to discuss the radiation risks for astronauts going to Mars and even living on Mars. Please note that Dr. Cucinotta has provided us with four .pdf papers you might want to review. These papers have been uploaded to the archives for this show.
Since the year 2000, humanity has maintained a continuous presence in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Four new names will soon be added to the periodic table as scientists have put forth their recommendations for the names of elements 113, 115, 117 and 118. The names proposed for the new elements are in honor of Japan, Moscow, Tennessee, and a Russian scientist.