School of Community Health Sciences
Faculty and students of the School of Community Health Sciences conduct state-of-the-art research in a wide range of areas related to public health. Research in the school is supported by grants and contracts from numerous federal, state, local and private sources, including: the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, the Nevada Trust Fund for Public Health and the Washoe County School District. Findings from faculty and student research are published in respected academic and professional journals, including: American Journal of Epidemiology; American Journal of Health Behavior, American Journal of Public Health, Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry, Biometrika, Epidemiology, Environmental Health Perspectives, International Journal of Health Services, Journal of American Statistical Association, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, and Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Research interests and selected publications for individual faculty members are listed on the faculty profile pages.
Centers in the School of Community Health Sciences
- Nevada Center for Surveys, Evaluation, and Statistics (CSES)
- Nevada Public Health Training Center (NVPHTC)
- Nevada State Public Health Laboratory (NSPHL)
- Children's Health Information & Registry Program (CHIRP)
- Network and normative influences on HIV risk and testing behavior among black women
- Impacts of a novel law-enforcement delivered intervention on drug user health
- Nevada Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Program
- State and county level income inequality and infant mortality
- Nevada Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)