News: Division of Health Sciences

A man stands in front of a wall that reads "School of Public health"
People | October 8, 2021
School of Public Health Alumnus of the Year Brian Labus was instrumental in Nevada's fight against COVID-19, serving on the governor's task force and leading a small army of contact tracers.
Campus News | October 4, 2021
Future healthcare providers learn about challenges that prevent people from seeking treatment.
two doctors in scrubs around dental chair
People | September 8, 2021
UNLV School of Dental Medicine names Drs. Jesse Falk and Michael Moody its Alumni of the Year.
woman in doctoral hood ceremony
People | July 9, 2021
Dr. Sierra Mastrantonio offers advice for aspiring students.
UNLV campus with portrait of woman inset
People | June 22, 2021
Former dean Carolyn Sabo, who helped oversee nursing evolve from department to its own school, retires after 37 years at UNLV.
A device created by UNLV Engineering researchers for a space experiment
Research | May 29, 2021
First-of-its-kind device developed by UNLV for International Space Station experiment will test microgravity and Earth differences in growth and treatment of oral bacteria.
portraits of a woman and a man
Campus News | May 12, 2021
President Keith E. Whitfield and Dean Angela Amar on the achievements of UNLV's School of Nursing.
A group of medical students walk down a sunlit hall
UNLV History | April 27, 2021
From a suggestion in an economic impact report to graduating its charter class in just 10 years. Here's how the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV got here and how it will shape health care in Southern Nevada.
Business and Community | March 29, 2021
Take a moment on March 30 to recognize the contributions UNLV's medical professionals are making to our community.
Campus News | March 11, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.
medical professional pokes syringe into top of a vial she holds in her gloved left hand
Campus News | February 4, 2021
UNLV public health researcher Melva Thompson-Robinson explains the U.S.’s history of medical trauma against people of color, its impact on the pandemic, and tips for meaningful messaging.
medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.