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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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Dec. 12, 2019

UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.

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Dec. 2, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

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Nov. 14, 2019

Achievement in Service Award winner Ken Bahl has been a key figure in UNLV's Alumni Association.

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Nov. 1, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

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Oct. 30, 2019

School of Public Health Alumna of the Year Tracy Donnelly, noted for her work on a study about lead levels in candy, is currently helping Canada's indigenous population get access to higher education.

Announcements

In the News

Accomplishments

 

Experts

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