News: School of Integrated Health Sciences

students in spring
Campus News |

News highlights starring UNLV students and faculty who made local and national headlines.

a gloved hand uses a baster to inject a liquid substance into a test tube
Research |

Alzheimer’s treatment studies offer hope as UNLV expert predicts new potential drugs, biomarkers will yield critical insight for future development.

woman with arms crossed standing inside food pantry
Campus News |

Carmen Johnson’s self-determination and empathetic personality has led to an impressive increase in the food pantry's usage.

photo of the UNLV flashlight statue
Campus News |

UNLV Law School has 14 top 100 programs in publication’s 2024 rankings, including No. 2 ranking for legal writing; Physical Therapy cracks top 50.

occupational therapists helps young woman use mirror to apply makeup
Research |

Professor Chih-Huang "Jeffrey" Yu says the new and unique method can make rehab a more effective experience for patients.

Spring Flowers (Becca Schwartz)
Campus News |

A roundup of the top news stories featuring UNLV students and faculty.

fundraising event where one woman sitting at a table is hit by a pie
Campus News |

UNLV’s annual crowdfunding drive will raise money on March 21 for scholarships, programs, research, and diverse causes campuswide.

smiling students in a classroom looking at instructor
Campus News |

Faculty Robert Cornell and Van Whaley share their experiences using trauma-informed teaching techniques and Rebel Recovery Program resources to support students.

Dr. Ovunc Bardakcioglu (left), associate professor and chief of colorectal surgery, and class of 2025 medical student Jessica Fields during a robotic surgery simulation training.
Business and Community |

The development of a UNLV Academic Health Center will provide high-value quality care for the community, a source of economic diversity for our economy, and cutting-edge research.

Students in red caps and gowns walk out of an arena in front of a red Rebels Make It Happen sign
People |

The class of 2023 offers inspiration for current Rebels on how to make the most of the journey from student to alumnus.

man sits atop bike in park
People |

Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences department chair channels his love for bikes and understanding of childhood poverty into a career promoting health and wellness for all.

Thessa Hilgenkamp working with a patient
Research |

UNLV professor Thessa Hilgenkamp addresses the unique anatomy in adults with Down syndrome that makes being active more challenging.