News: Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

People preparing to cut ribbon on new Fertitta Complex
Campus News | November 1, 2019
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
blood pressure equipment against white background
Campus News | June 27, 2019
Formerly called School of Allied Health Sciences, the renamed unit has also launched new department of brain health.
man and woman shaking hands
People | August 1, 2018
A member of the UNLV School of Medicine's inaugural class reflects on past adversities that led to success.
man outside in skeleton tshirt
People | May 9, 2018
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.
UNLV campus
Research | January 26, 2018
Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.
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.
Portrait of Janice Pluth
People | August 28, 2017
A happy meal toy proved to be a good luck charm for this health physics & diagnostic sciences professor in her NASA endeavors.
Frank Cucinotta
Research | June 5, 2017
New predictive model shows radiation from cosmic rays extends from damaged to otherwise healthy “bystander” cells, effectively doubling cancer risk.
Steen Madsen works with lab equipment and while wearing eye protection
Research | February 17, 2015
A new, nanoparticle-based drug delivery system being developed by health physics professor Steen Madsen offers new treatment for glioblastoma.
Yu Kuang poses next to computer monitor
Research | January 30, 2015
UNLV's Yu Kuang research is combining DNA analysis and MRI diagnostic tools to tailor effective cancer treatment to individuals.
Frank Cucinotta poses outdoors
Research | June 9, 2014
Professor’s research examines how much cosmic radiation is too much, and what damage it can cause.
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.