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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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Centers, Laboratories, and Initiatives

What's Happening

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Oct. 2, 2019

UNLV public health researcher Marya Shegog highlights study exploring survivor stories, stereotypes, and health care disparities during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Sep. 25, 2019

A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.

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Sep. 9, 2019

A new face at UNLV, this professor brings unique perspective of public health focused on neurodevelopment in children and chemical exposures during pregnancy.

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Sep. 6, 2019

UNLV's Alternative Breaks Program bolsters traditional classroom learning with hands-on experiences, immersing students in the issues facing communities throughout the region.

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

Announcements

In the News

Accomplishments

 

Experts

  • Executive Director, Office of Community Partnerships, School of Community Health Sciences
  • Founding Dean, School of Public Health
  • Professor of Social Behavioral Health
 

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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