Members of the Women’s Council conduct a meeting

Women’s Council News

The UNLV Women’s Council ensures the voices of women at UNLV are heard and advocates for a quality work life for women at all levels of the university.

Current Women’s Council News

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People | April 25, 2022

One of the biggest rewards of public health, according to Gabriela Buccini, is the ability to make the world better for so many – in her case, mothers and babies. 

inside view of a lactation pod
Campus News | January 27, 2022

The increasing number of lactation pods on campus helps students with young children 

woman posing
People | July 28, 2021

Key component of UNLV’s Early Childhood Education Center, Claire Tredwell, gives advice to women starting their careers.

woman posing in server room
People | June 24, 2021

UNLV's Kim Schjang joins top female IT professionals to construct the world’s fastest volunteer-built network for the SC21 supercomputing conference.

a close-up of shellie brattain-mazzella standing near a tree
People | May 26, 2021

Shellie Brattain-Mazzella suggests women join campus committees to learn more about UNLV.

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People | April 30, 2021

A strong proponent for women, Heather Cassella says she wants women to feel safe sharing their lives and experiences.

Recent Women’s Council Accomplishments

June 24, 2022
Annie S. Hong, Kyaw Min Tun, Jenny M. Hong, Kavita Batra, and Gordon Ohning (all Medicine) published a study, "Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Decompensated Cirrhosis: A Systematic Review on Safety and Efficacy," in the Journal Antibiotics. To authors' knowledge, this is the first systematic review investigating safety and efficacy of fecal…
June 23, 2022
Francine J. Lipman (Law) is the author of a recent interdisciplinary publication, "Tax Audits, Economics, and Racism," which was published on June 20 with Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. While you may assume tax laws and tax administration are colorblind, the article demonstrates that this is simply not the case.Lipman…
June 23, 2022
Gabriela Buccini (Social and Behavioral Health) was interviewed about the Your Public Breastfeeding Rights Explained. In the interview, she discusses the importance of normalizing breastfeeding in public, tips for breastfeeding in public, and what to do if a negative interaction happens.      
June 23, 2022
Mark Buttner, Patricia Cruz, Elizabeth Detrick, and Jessica Gunter (all Environmental & Occupational Health), and Steven Medley (The George Washington University) co-authored an article, "Evaluation of Two Surface Sampling Methods for the Detection of Bacillus Atrophaeus Aerosolized in a Test Chamber" in the Journal of Microbiological Methods…
June 22, 2022
Hyunhwa 'Henna' Lee (Nursing) published "Oxytocin Receptor Gene, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Dissociation in a Community Sample of European American Women" in the BJPsych Open journal, with her collaborators at the University of Michigan. Based on the quantitative trait gene association tests of an NIH-funded project’s data (R01 NR 008767-…
June 22, 2022
Ravisha Bai, Kavita Batra, and Kenneth Izuora (all Medicine) along with Charmaine Yap (VA Southern Nevada Health Care System) presented a poster, "Diabetes-related Outcomes Following the Use of Basal-bolus Insulin vs. Premixed Insulin in a VA Population with Type 2 Diabetes: A Retrospective Chart Review" at the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting,…