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School of Integrated Health Sciences News

The School of Integrated Health Sciences prepares students for entry-level health-related positions and further graduate or professional studies with classroom instruction, laboratory/clinical practice, research, and mentoring.

Current Integrated Health Sciences News

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Research | March 26, 2020

UNLV management professor Payal Sharma and mindset expert James Silvas explore ways trauma can provide opportunities and shape us.

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Business and Community | March 23, 2020

UNLV experts provide tips and tricks for your dinner, workout routine.

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Campus News | March 16, 2020

U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 22 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100 in their field.

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Campus News | February 21, 2020

Enrique Nieto and a team of students are setting out to improve the health of the Las Vegas community.

Campus News | February 18, 2020

A collection of news stories capturing the excitement and accomplishments of UNLV at the start of a new decade.

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Business and Community | December 30, 2019

A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

Integrated Health Sciences In The News

March 24, 2020

As local, state, and federal public health officials continue to urge social distancing as the best way to stay safe from the coronavirus pandemic, Americans across the country are hunkering down in their homes and finding ways to adjust to the new, albeit temporary, restrictions on daily life.

Business Insider
March 4, 2020

It's estimated that more than 3.5 million children and 1.5 million adults in the US take medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Weight Watchers Canada
February 24, 2020

How to get comfy with bumps in the road toward our goals.

February 20, 2020

File this under: weird things bodybuilders do to show off their gains. There’s a diet out there called the tuna diet. It’s a short-term, crash diet designed to yield rapid weight loss.

The Everygirl
February 17, 2020

Ask any beauty enthusiast and they’ll tell you that they have easily stumbled across several trendy new hair vitamin brands on social media. Countless beauty influencers (and stars) such as James Charles, Vanessa Hudgens, and the Kardashian-Jenner clan, for example, haven’t been entirely shy about their love of hair gummies. And while the swan song of longer and stronger locks may be calling your name, it’s safe to say that hair gummies easily fall into the controversial category of celebrity-endorsed products.

Associated Press
January 27, 2020

The Pentagon disclosed on Friday that 34 U.S. service members suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran’s missile strike this month on an Iraqi air base, and although half have returned to work, the casualty total belies President Donald Trump’s initial claim that no Americans were harmed. He later characterized the injuries as “not very serious.”

Integrated Health Sciences Experts

An expert in physical performance for police, military, fire, and rescue personnel.
An expert in behavioral neuroscience with concentrations in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.
An expert in human body movement, the physics of sports, and running.
An expert in child psychology and trauma, ADHD, and chronic diseases in children such as sickle cell.
An expert in musculoskeletal biomechanics, sport and exercise science, and amputee rehabilitation.
An expert in wound care and pressure injuries.

Recent Integrated Health Sciences Accomplishments

March 26, 2020
Francis Cucinotta (Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) has been honored with the 2020 Harry Reid Silver State Research Award for his outstanding research achievements. Cucinotta's work has garnered national and international recognition. One of UNLV's most prestigious awards, the Harry Reid Silver State Research Award was created in 2001 to...
March 24, 2020
Szu-Ping Lee (Physical Therapy) is the recipient of the 2020 Community-Based Research Faculty Award given by the office of community engagement. He was recognized for his “Mobility and Patient Perceived Outcomes in Older Adults with Limb Loss” community-based research project in collaboration with multiple community partners. The award criteria is...
March 12, 2020
Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Chris Heavey congratulates faculty who have received tenure commencing July 1. The tenure recommendations were approved at the Board of Regents meeting on March 5. Those faculty are: Scott Abella, College of Sciences Stephen Benning, College of Liberal Arts Maile Chapman, College of...
March 11, 2020
The CSUN Faculty Achievement Award recognizes faculty members for outstanding dedication to students through advising, classroom instruction, mentorship, or special events. Those receiving the award in 2020 are: William Ramsey, College of Liberal Arts, department of philosophy Caitlin Saladino, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, Lincy Institute...
February 19, 2020
Jeffrey Cummings (Brain Health) and co-authors recently published an article proposing brain health be considered a global public health concern that rises to the level of international diplomacy. Their novel approach called brain health innovation diplomacy (BIND) acknowledges the many issues affecting brain health including diet, aging, trauma,...
February 19, 2020
Chad Hensley (Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Educator Award from the Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology (ACERT). Presented at the organization’s national conference in early February, this singular recognition for educators is based on several factors including a...