News: Division of Health Sciences

man at desk
Campus News | April 11, 2018
School of Medicine professor Dr. John Ham leads state's only organ transplant program.
animal getting dental work
People | March 26, 2018
UNLV animal dentist and beauty pageant queen Tina Brandon Abbatangelo prepares and wears multiple crowns.
doctor in ultrasound room
People | February 28, 2018
Dr. Michael Gardner knows the impact that fostering a culture for excellence can have on a patient's care.
Trees on main campus
Business and Community | February 21, 2018
Tips for avoiding the spores that make you sneeze and snore from UNLV's Pollen Monitoring Program.
People inspecting a home and taking notes.
Business and Community | January 24, 2018
UNLV Healthy Homes team will also examine homes for health issues such as asthma triggers, energy and fire problems, trip and fall hazards, pests, and mold.
Angela Amar
Campus News | November 1, 2017
Amar brings program leadership and innovation from previous roles at Emory University and Boston College; she will begin Jan. 1.
Square of chocolate on a plate.
Business and Community | October 23, 2017
Chocolate is the sweet treat least likely to play tricks on your teeth.
Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Business and Community | July 31, 2017
UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
Masai Takahashi helps a player off the field
People | July 25, 2017
UNLV's athletic training program grads make it to the big leagues.
Nursing professor Jay Tan
Research | July 11, 2017
Nursing professor Jay Tan uses pharmacogenetics to unlock the medications and dosages that work for a patient's individual genetic makeup.
pedestrian exiting a crosswalk on Maryland Parkway
Research | March 15, 2017
UNLV study confirms that motorists are less likely to stop for pedestrians of color.
UNLV’s Team Las Vegas design of a full-size solar-powered house
Business and Community | February 3, 2017
Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.