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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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

Portrait of Kathy Lauckner
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.

Trees on main campus
Feb. 21, 2018

Tips for avoiding the spores that make you sneeze and snore from UNLV's Pollen Monitoring Program.

man in suit outside law building
Feb. 16, 2018

Dr. David Orentlicher is examining the intersection between medicine and policy.

People inspecting a home and taking notes.
Jan. 24, 2018

UNLV Healthy Homes team will also examine homes for health issues such as asthma triggers, energy and fire problems, trip and fall hazards, pests, and mold.

Alyssa Crittenden
Dec. 26, 2017

UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.


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