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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March 15, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
A strong collaborative pilot project in Washoe County has found success in seeking ways to encourage those who need colon cancer screenings to get them.
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2012
February 23, 2012 • By Misha Ray
National Eating Disorders Association brings eating disorder awareness to campuses and communities around the world with 2012 theme, “everybody knows somebody.”
Master of Public Health Program earns accreditation
August 16, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The Master of Public Health Program in the School of Community Health Sciences has received notification of accreditation by the Council of Education for Public Health
Larson selected as director of School of Community Health Sciences
June 9, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Dr. Trudy Larson was named director of the School of Community Health Sciences, following 27 years with the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
'Cultural Considerations in Health Care' encourages dialogue
March 3, 2011 • By Anne McMillin
Have you thought about alternative medicine methods when considering your treatment options for a particular ailment? Ever been frustrated by being unable to explain a medical condition because of a language barrier?
Professor devises new childhood obesity screening tools
December 3, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
George Fernandez contends that the current charts are difficult to interpret and often require determination of Body Mass Index.
UNCE specialist wins national writing award
November 9, 2009 • By Robert Mills
Susan Donaldson has won two national awards from the Association of Natural Recourse Extension Professionals.
Researcher studies how people cope with job loss
August 14, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
A University graduate student is studying how the unemployed cope with job loss.
Division of Health Sciences structure announced
May 30, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
University’s Division of Health Sciences transition effective July 1; College of Health and Human Sciences absorbed into Division.
Screenings target those near Nevada nuclear test site
May 28, 2008 • By Anne McMillin
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program (RESEP) is at the forefront of an effort to raise awareness about the need for cancer screening among people who lived near Nevada’s nuclear weapons tests.