Improving the health and well-being of people worldwide

Our mission is to advance the science of public health, improve the health and quality of life of people in our communities, and work to eliminate health disparities in Nevada, the nation, and the world by providing leadership in quality education, research, and service. 

Our programs prepare students to become well-equipped in the public health and health care administration fields, with opportunities for research, mentorship and career advancement.

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The Advising Center provides guidance for all undergraduate students in the School of Nursing, the School of Community Health Sciences and the School of Allied Health Sciences.

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Jan. 30, 2017

The new chair of environmental and occupational health says he was drawn to UNLV in part because of the opportunity to mentor minority students.

Jan. 3, 2017

A collection of news stories from 2016 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

Dec. 28, 2016

UNLV researchers and inventors made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2016.

Dec. 21, 2016

From a home for homeless students to inspiring the next generation of health crusaders — these worthy causes will warm your heart during the holidays.

Nov. 29, 2016

Survival rate stands nearly 5 percent below the national average for Southern Nevadans and is especially low for state's black and Filipina women.

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