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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Academic Programs

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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Advising

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

Charles Bernick
Oct. 11, 2018

Dr. Charles Bernick, School of Community Health Alumnus of the Year, has gotten Nevada into the thick of the fight against Alzheimer's.

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Oct. 2, 2018

UNLV researchers explore how plant genes, food rescue, and financial savvy could help feed humankind.

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Jun. 18, 2018

Commitment to a healthy lifestyle helps make Asma Tahir a good fit for the university’s pollen program.

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Jun. 6, 2018

Thirty-eight faculty will receive a combined $332,270 in seed funding for their research, scholarship, and creative activity.

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Feb. 23, 2018

Join UNLV Corporate Challenge stalwart Kathy Lauckner in representing the scarlet and the gray on the court, in the pool, or at the poker table in the annual community games.

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  • Founding Dean, School of Community Health Sciences
  • Director of Health Programs, The Lincy Institute
  • Chair, Health Care Administration and Policy

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