Accomplishments: Division of Health Sciences

September 1, 2013
Mark Buttner and Patricia Cruz (Community Health Sciences) received a $1.1 million, 16-month award from the Nevada department of health and human services to conduct environmental monitoring.
March 1, 2013
Tish Smyer (Nursing) has been reappointed by the governor to the Nevada State Board of Nursing. Currently serving as board president, she originally was appointed to the board in 2008. Her new term expires in October 2016. The board is charged with protecting the public's health, safety, and welfare through effective nursing regulation. Nursing professor Rhigel Tan also serves on the State Board of Nursing, having been appointed in 2011. Smyer, as associate dean at the School of Nursing,...
March 1, 2013
Connie Mobley (Dental School) is an invited keynote speaker at the International Association for Dental Research/American Association for Dental Research annual meeting in Seattle in March. The title of her presentation is "Nutrition and Oral Health Research Horizons: Obesity and Diabetes Prevention."
July 27, 2012
Ken Czerwinski (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) and Ralf Sudowe (Health Physics and Diagnostic Science) received a $596,146 grant from National Security Technologies (NSTec) for development of synthetic debris for nuclear forensics.