News and Stories
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A Head Start On Her Future
It’s been less than a year since Dr. Amy Stone arrived at Touro University Nevada, though she’s already making waves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Basic Sciences and in the field of immunology.
Touro University Nevada Offers Healthcare’s Most Sought-After Professions
According to the U.S. News and World Report, three of Touro’s programs rank in the top-10 “Best Healthcare Jobs,” with physician assistant leading at number one.
Student Veteran Spotlight: Kelsey Changsing, School of Physical Therapy
In this edition of “Student Veteran Spotlight,” we spoke with Kelsey Changsing from the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy.
‘Catching Up’: Dr. Sandy Olguin, School of Nursing, Class of 2015
In this edition of “Catching Up,” we spoke with Dr. Sandy Olguin, a 2015 graduate from the Touro University Nevada School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice program. A native of Los Gatos, Calif., Dr. Olguin works as an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Touro University Nevada Takes Learning to the Wilderness
Challenging and fast-paced work environments, ever-changing regulations in the healthcare space and more can cause stress and burnout for many Physician Assistants (PA). Touro University Nevada (TUN) is addressing this issue by enabling students to benefit from fresh air while learning during the Wilderness Medical Course (WMC) trip to the great outdoors.
New Students Receive White Coats During Annual Ceremony
More than 350 new students took a significant step in their healthcare careers during the annual Touro University Nevada White Coat Ceremony at The Rio on Sept. 16.
Touro University Nevada Honors Graduates as Part of Alumni/ae Weekend
Touro University Nevada held its second annual alumni/ae weekend as graduates across different programs came together for continuing education, brunch, and a special awards ceremony.
Touro University Nevada Holds Roundtable Discussion with Founding Employees
Touro University Nevada’s past and present came together for a special, on-campus roundtable discussion on Sept. 13 in honor of the 15 anniversary of Touro’s opening in Nevada.
Faculty Focus: Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth, School of Physician Assistant Studies
Before becoming a doctor, Rebecca Edgeworth always knew she would have a career in medicine.
Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Kennelly, School of Physician Assistant Studies
Growing up in one of the poorest cities in Colorado, Elizabeth Kennelly witnessed firsthand the struggles of living in a rural area.
Catching Up: Dr. Laura Marsh, School of Physical Therapy, Class of 2017
In this edition, we spoke with Dr. Laura Marsh, a 2017 graduate of the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy. Dr. Marsh works as a physical therapist at FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Center in Las Vegas.
Touro University Nevada Donates More than $1,400 in New School Supplies for Whitney Elementary School
The Touro University Nevada community came together by donating more than $1,400 in school supplies for the underprivileged students at Whitney Elementary School.
West Nile Virus Explained
A scientific paper published today in the peer-reviewed journal, Nature Communications, offers an explanation as to why some people infected with West Nile virus have no symptoms while others suffer life-threatening neuroinvasive disease.
Class of 2023 Begins Medical School Journey with Day of Service to Help Las Vegas Valley Residents
Touro University Nevada’s new osteopathic medicine students learned the importance of giving back to the community during their Day of Service on July 25.
Faculty Focus: Dr. Ashley Fecht, Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy
Growing up in the small town of Gothenburg, Neb., population 3,400, Dr. Ashley Fecht used relationship building to discover the world of occupational therapy (OT).
Catching Up: Matthew Demas, PA-C, School of Physician Assistant Studies, Class of 2017
In this edition, we spoke with Matthew Demas, a 2017 graduate of the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies. He works as an emergency room PA for the Valley Health System in Southern Nevada.
Staff Profile: Veronica Fischer, Director of Donor Engagement and Alumni/ae Relations
In this edition of 'Staff Profile,' we sat down with Veronica Fischer, Director of Donor Engagement and Alumni/ae Relations.
COM Student Ashlie Bloom Honored with Clark County Medical Society’s ‘Student Rising Star’ Award
Ashlie Bloom, a fourth-year student in the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently presented with the Clark County Medical Society’s (CCMS) Student Rising Star Award for her academic excellence.
More than 200 New Students Give Back to Community During “Day of Service”
More than 200 students from the College of Health and Human Services and the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Medical Health Sciences program began their Touro University Nevada careers by giving back to the Southern Nevada community during “Day of Service.”
Student Spotlight: Alyssa Adams, School of Occupational Therapy
When Alyssa Adams was a child growing up on the eastside of Las Vegas, her parents emphasized the importance of giving back to others.