News: Division of Health Sciences

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.
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.
closeup of a person using a calculator with a keyboard and mouse to the side
Campus News | January 21, 2015
UNLV removing some of the stumbling blocks for getting students interested in the science and engineering fields. The key: Get 'em while they're young.
People | November 20, 2014
The new School of Medicine planning dean on changes in health care, access to doctors, and what's needed to improve the health of Southern Nevadans.
Campus News | October 20, 2014
Nursing professor's research is tackling Clark County's high mortality rate due to sepsis. Join her University Forum presentation to learn about the types of immune cells involved in sepsis and discuss treatments to boost these immune cells.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | October 14, 2014
Stacey Tovino emphasizes need for health law changes to address disparities.
People | September 19, 2014
The assistant professor of nursing says she wants to be the kind of professor who inspires young people to believe they can do anything.
Campus News | August 20, 2014
Students get enhanced clinical training through focused learning with staff nurses and lower instructor-to-student ratio. Partnership began at Summerlin Hospital in 2012, expands to Spring Valley Hospital this fall.