Working to achieve health equity and eliminate health disparities impacting our communities.

Learn how roles such as health analysts, educators, program planners and scientists collaborate to keep our community safe.

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Discover how our research impacts communities at home and abroad

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Centers and programs

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

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Faculty and students of the School of Public Health conduct state-of-the-art research in a wide range of areas related to public health.

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Global health initiatives

In collaboration with the School of Public Health, the Larson Institute for Health Impact and Equity offers international fieldwork programs, research opportunities and global engagement efforts that provide hands-on training experiences for students.

School news

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Nevada Division of Outdoor Recreation and University of Nevada, Reno team up to address employment needs in the outdoor industry

Two new programs have been added to prepare students for the growing outdoor recreation industry demand

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New Director of Health and Social Policy Stephanie Woodard brings decades of experience to the Guinn Center

Stephanie Woodard, Psy.D., joins the Guinn Center team after more than a decade working with the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services

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2024 Research & Innovation Awards

Honoring faculty through awards and fellowships

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The School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs. To request a copy of the school's most recent self-study and/or final report, please email