School of Community Health Sciences

The School of Community Health Sciences (SCHS) is for anyone who is passionate about pursuing a career in the health industry.

School news

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Research shows locals in favor of expanding smoke-free laws to include casinos and bars

University Assistant Professor Eric Crosbie led Washoe County research project

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Cleaning for COVID-19: Are household disinfectants and sanitizers harmful to our health?

Assistant Professors Li Li and Dingsheng Li from the School of Community Health Sciences break down how our exposure to home cleaning products has increased and what that means

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The School of Community Health Sciences looks for public health heroes to join the program

The School of Community Health Sciences will be featured in a virtual graduate fair on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Academic programs

The School of Community Health Sciences offers a variety of degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Learn more about your options, such as:

Meet our faculty

We have a diverse faculty body, with more than 50 academic and adjunct clinical faculty members. Find out more about their work, research and areas of expertise

Student opportunities

Students are the heart of the School of Community Health Sciences, and we have an array of support available, including scholarships, research opportunities and internships. Come find out more about how we can help you.

Our centers

Our specialty centers are actively involved in research activities that span public & community health. Find out how we're making a difference in environmental health, biostatistics, addiction treatment and prevention, epidemiology & more.

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