Nevada State College chemistry professor, Dr. Amber Howerton, has collaborated with UNLV faculty to earn a five-year, $3.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant was awarded in December 2014, to support the efforts of Dr. Howerton and UNLV chemistry professor, Dr. Ernesto Abel-Santos, as they continue their research on a drug aimed at preventing Clostridium difficile, or C. diff.
UNLV School of Social Work professors Ramona Denby-Brinson and Joanne Thompson and their team of collaborators have been awarded a $1.4 million Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Professionals grant.
The award is from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.
LAS VEGAS—Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada’s work to improve health and strengthen local communities continued in 2014, as the company directed nearly $1 million and hundreds of volunteer hours to health-improving causes, organizations and programs in Nevada.
“We know that as our local communities change and grow so do the diverse needs of our residents”