News: Division of Health Sciences

Ronald T. Brown
People | March 18, 2016
Brown is an accomplished psychologist and academic leader with previous stops at University of North Texas, Wayne State and Temple; he will begin Aug. 1.
An artist’s rendering of UNLV’s entry in the 2017 Solar Decathalon.
Campus News | January 25, 2016
Students to build sustainable, “age-in-place” home with consumer appeal for U.S. Department of Energy contest; UNLV team finished second overall in 2013.
Health Law Program employees
Campus News | December 8, 2015
Boyd School of Law expands health law program.
Campus News | December 3, 2015
From law to health to advocacy to science, UNLV professors tackle HIV prevention, education and treatment both domestically and abroad.
four portraits
People | November 4, 2015
Our Alumni of the Year tell us what the learned when they dealt with deadly viruses, used a crate for a desk, and faced a life-altering medical crisis.
children lean against chain-linked fense with backpacks
Research | September 22, 2015
Annual survey shows the number of Silver State kindergarteners with health insurance has spiked to 92 percent.
Tomas Walker
People | July 20, 2015
Nursing alumnus recognized the power of giving his patients detailed information. Now he's at the forefront in developing an artificial pancreas.
Insoles
Research | May 21, 2015
Amputation is a serious threat to people with diabetes. A team of UNLV faculty researchers, entrepreneurial students, and economic development experts is working to bring a better way to prevent the problem to market soon.
rendering for the School of Medicine building
Campus News | May 18, 2015
Once the Nevada System of Higher Education set its sights on expanding medical education in the state, things have moved fast. Here’s how far the UNLV School of Medicine has come and what’s next.
Steen Madsen works with lab equipment and while wearing eye protection
Research | February 17, 2015
A new, nanoparticle-based drug delivery system being developed by health physics professor Steen Madsen offers new treatment for glioblastoma.
Susan VanBeuge
Research | February 9, 2015
Nursing professor Susan VanBeuge is training health professionals to better coordinate treatment for diabetes and Alzheimer's.
Jennifer Kawi poses next to three skeletons
Research | February 3, 2015
Nursing professor Jennifer Kawi is investigating how self-care strategies might help those suffering from chronic back pain.