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. 

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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.

What's Happening

Children on a playground
Aug. 10, 2017

Ninth annual check of state’s entering kindergartners showed more have health insurance, yet barriers to health care access still exist.

Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Jul. 31, 2017

UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.

Neeraj Bhandari
Jul. 17, 2017

This Community Health Sciences professor hopes his research will assist consumers in using health care quality report cards.

Fireworks ignite during commencement
May. 11, 2017

UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

Holly Lyman
Apr. 25, 2017

Holly Lyman, the Community Health Sciences Alumna of the Year, builds a Dragon boating tradition to fight cancer.

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