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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 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. 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 Health Care Administration and Policy Program - U.S. News & World Report
1st
Most diverse campus in the nation - U.S. News & World Report

Departments

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Programs and Initiatives

What's Happening

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May. 16, 2019
Students and faculty lead programs to improve lives in Southern Nevada.
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May. 15, 2019

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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May. 13, 2019

UNLV Public Health researcher offers pool tips to keep kids safe as they try to beat the heat.

May. 1, 2019

UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.

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May. 1, 2019

Health Care Administration and Policy professor Jay Shen works to increase understanding and use of palliative care among Asian-Americans.

Announcements

In the News

Accomplishments

 

Experts

  • Executive Director, Office of Community Partnerships, School of Community Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, School of Community Health Sciences
  • 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