Accomplishments: School of Integrated Health Sciences

January 23, 2023
Elias Malek (Integrated Health Sciences), James Navalta, and Graham McGinnis (both Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) published a Pilot Clinical Trial in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). In this study, participants with chronic migraine exercised for a month either in the morning (before 9 a.m.) or…
January 19, 2023
Ron Brown, Frank Cucinotta, Jeffrey Cummings, and Gabriele Wulf (all Integrated Health Sciences) have been listed on Stanford University’s annual report of the top-cited researchers from across the globe based on the work completed during a single year, and throughout the person’s career. The most recent list published Oct. 10, 2022,  in PLOS…
November 8, 2022
Graduate student Elizabeth León Zaragoza, Nancy Lough (Higher Education), Michelle Samuel, and Tedd Girouard (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) have co-authored a recent article published in the Athletic Training Education Journal. The study assessed the levels of cultural competence of athletic training clinical preceptors. Results suggest that…
November 7, 2022
Krishnakumar Nangeelil, Peter Dimpfl, Zaijing Sun (all Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences), Shichun Huang (currently faculty at UTK, a former member of the department of geosciences at UNLV), and Mayir Mamtimin (Halliburton) published an article titled, "Preliminary Study on Forgery Identification of Hetian Jade with Instrumental Neutron…
November 3, 2022
Zaijing Sun and Krishnakumar Nangeelil (both Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) recently gave oral presentations at the 26th International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry in Denton, Texas. Sun's talk is titled, "Developing a Remote Gamma Spectra Collection System for Radiation Sciences at UNLV," and…
November 2, 2022
Dean Ronald T. Brown (Health Sciences), Ph.D., has been elected as the chair of the Fellows Committee of the American Psychological Association.
October 31, 2022
Undergraduate and master's students from kinesiology, and doctoral students from interdisciplinary health sciences presented at the annual Southwest American College of Sports Medicine conference in Costa Mesa on October 28-29, 2022. Undergraduate students: Katherine Carlos, Myranda Peck, Jorge Perdomo Rodriguez, Gia Vu, Bianca Weyers; master's…
October 24, 2022
Alexander Barzilov (Mechanical Engineering) and Zaijing Sun (Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) gave recruitment presentations and answered questions about the nuclear engineering and health physics programs at the 2022 American Nuclear Society Virtual Graduate School Fair last week. UNLV was among 25 universities invited to have recruitment…
October 24, 2022
Graham R. McGinnis, Shani Thompson, Charli Aguilar, Michael Dial, Richard Tandy, and Kara Radzak (all Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) published an article titled, "Chronotype and social jetlag influence performance and injury during Reserve Officers' Training Corps Physical Training." Their article highlights the contribution of various…
October 11, 2022
Krishnakumar Nangeelil, Christina Hall, and Zaijing Sun (all Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) and their collaborator, Wesley Frey at the McClellan Nuclear Research Center of the University of California Davis, published an article titled, "Biomarker response of Spanish moss to heavy metal air pollution in the low country of the Savannah…
August 24, 2022
Students from the School of Integrative Health Sciences were recently published in the journal PLOS ONE. Victor Beck (Integrated Health Sciences), Taylor Diaz (Kinesiology), and Vernice Ollano (Kinesiology) published a paper titled "Effects of nutritional and hydration strategies during ultramarathon events between finishers and non-finishers: A…
August 11, 2022
Zaijing Sun and Krishnakumar Nangeelil (both Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) and their collaborators, Cai Qingseng and Scott Lassell of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the North Carolina State University, published an article titled “Investigation of Heavy Metals in Cottonseeds with Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA…