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Tanviben Y. Patel, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor
Department(s): Environmental and Occupational Health
Office: BHS 538
Mail Code: 3064
Phone: 702-895-1380
Email: tanviben.patel@unlv.edu


Tanviben Patel, MPH is the supervisor for a joint monitoring program by Clark County School District and University of Nevada, Las Vegas. As program supervisor, she monitors and reports current pollen and mold counts around the valley. Her research focuses on the trends of pollen and how it can affect people in the community. Tanviben is also the founding and current president of the Public Health Student Association. She currently is pursuing her Ph.D. in Public Health with an emphasis on microbiology and air quality.

Research Specialties

  • Pollen and Mold Allergen
  • Aerobiology
  • Microbiology
  • Invasive Species - Quagga Mussels