Mandy Canales, born and raised on the island of Oahu, graduated from the University of Utah, and moved to Las Vegas in 1988. She is currently, the Administrator for the Department of Neurology at UNLV Medicine and manages clinical business operations to support medical education, resident programs, and clinical research. Mandy’s professional experience in public health, coalition building, advocacy, and grant management has improved the lives of Nevadans on issues of breast cancer, skin cancer awareness, tobacco control and treatment.
“Mental health is an individual disorder that has lasting effects on an individual’s physical health, and impacts: family members, coworkers, and the community at large. Everyone desires the best quality of life which comes from support and treatment.”