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Leading the way for public health education, research, and service

At the School of Public Health, we aim to advance the science of public health, improve quality of life, and eliminate health disparities for our communities, the nation, and the world.

Celebrating More Than 15 Years

The UNLV School of Public Health was established in 2004 with the goal of improving the health and well-being of people worldwide. More than fifteen years later, its departments, programs, and research units are growing and still working to provide a diverse education, practical training experience, and numerous community involvement opportunities to prepare students to become leaders and professionals in the field of Public Health.

1st & Only
Accredited School of Public Health in Nevada
1 of 66
Accredited Schools of Public Health in the world – CEPH
Top 100
Ranked Master of Healthcare Administration and Policy Program - U.S. News & World Report
1st
Most diverse campus in the nation - U.S. News & World Report
Congratulations, Class of 2020

Congratulations, Class of 2020

A message to our graduates from School of Public Health faculty and staff!

Departments

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Undergraduate Programs

Centers, Laboratories, and Initiatives

COVID-19 Information

UNLV is committed to safely providing education and promoting a healthy environment that supports the well-being of our students, faculty, and staff. Take a look at the latest updates and resources available that may be useful during this important time. Also take a look at the School of Public Health's recent seminar focused on the topic, led by our expert epidemiologists.

UNLV School of Public Health seminar: Responding to Coronavirus (COVID - 19)

Faculty Experts on COVID-19

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Jun. 21, 2021
As chair of the Commencement Committee, the university's registrar says he was excited to see a return to in-person celebrations last month.
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Jun. 18, 2021
Family COVID diagnoses didn't slow Genesis Krisel Leon's determination to help those underserved in medicine.

More News

What's Happening

Jun. 8, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.

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Jun. 3, 2021

School of Public Health, Health District partnership includes nearly 240 student contact tracers trained to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.

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May. 20, 2021

As the rules are now changing around mask usage, here's what what you need to know whether you've been vaccinated or not, according to public health expert Brian Labus.

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May. 11, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.

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May. 10, 2021

An enduring commencement tradition continues this spring as UNLV president honors seven outstanding students who exemplify the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

Announcements

There are currently no announcements available. Please check back soon.

In the News

Accomplishments

 

Experts

  • Executive Director, Office of Community Partnerships, School of Community Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
  • Interim Executive Director, Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy
 

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Accreditation

The School of Public Health at UNLV is the first and only accredited School of Public Health in Nevada, and it is one of only 66 in the world with this distinction by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

For more information and to view a copy of the CEPH report, please contact Vivian Surwill: vivian.surwill@unlv.edu

Bachelor's Master's Doctoral CEPH Accredited

Location

UNLV School of Public Health
University Gateway Building
4700 S. Maryland Pkwy. Ste. 335
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Mail Stop: 3063