Division of Health Sciences News
Comprised of the schools of Integrated Health Sciences, Community Health Sciences, Dental Medicine, and Nursing, the Division of Health Sciences is developing academic, research, and community service programs to meet the health care needs of our constantly growing region.
Current Health Sciences News
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Master's student Carissa Hernandez is dedicated to her second career as a nurse educator.
School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year Dr. Brandi Dupont pursued a career in oral health to help better serve those in need.
For nearly 20 years, UNLV Dental Medicine professor Christina Demopoulos has helped Southern Nevada children improve their dental health.
School of Nursing grad student Erika Kimble finds success as an entrepreneur in the dermatology field.
A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s response to COVID-19 and faculty experts who have helped the community make sense of the pandemic and its impact to daily life.
Health Sciences In The News
Race does play a role in health care.
Dr. Jeffrey L. Cummings, UNLV research professor and a leading expert on Alzheimer's disease clinical trials, led a five-year review of all Alzheimer's drugs in the development pipeline. He says today there is more hope than ever that we'll one day solve Alzheimer's.
Not all drivers stop once they see a pedestrian waiting to cross: Of the 461 cars examined by researchers, only 28 percent succumbed. One factor such as car prices is a significant predictor of whether drivers will budge, with the possibility of stopping being reduced by 3 percent per $ 1,000 increase in car prices. The researchers estimate the price of each car using the price category of the Kelley Blue Book.
The updates have become as commonplace as checking the weather app on your phone each morning.
In this Coronavirus quarantine, getting outside for any reason at all feels like a treasure. Since gyms and yoga studios are closed to maintain social distance (6 feet between you and others), going for walks or runs outdoors seems to be our only option if we want a little vitamin D with our cardio.
Healthy eating is possible during the coronavirus crisis even when you’re stuck at home and many of your local supermarket’s shelves are bare.