News and Stories
Stay up to date with the latest news and hear stories about the students, faculty, and staff at Touro Nevada.
Bringing National Certification To Nevada
The Stephen J. Cloobeck Regional Center for Disaster Life Support was recently named a certified training center by the National Disaster Life Support Foundation.
Staff Profile: Tava McGinty-Jimenez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Admissions
In this edition of 'Staff Profile,' we sat down with Tava McGinty-Jimenez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Admissions.
Connecting With Our Community
Although Touro University Nevada has only been in town for 15 years, it has always been honored to have been a part of the Las Vegas Valley.
Catching Up: Dr. Medina Culver, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2015
In this edition, we spoke with Dr. Medina Culver, a 2015 graduate of the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Culver works in Family Medicine at Wikler Family Practice in Henderson, Nev.
School of Physical Therapy Celebrates 40 New Graduates During Spring Commencement
The School of Physical Therapy’s Class of 2019 closed out Spring Commencement season in front of family and friends on June 21 at Congregation Ner Tamid.
Faculty and Staff Celebrate Milestones and Accomplishments During Annual Town Hall Meeting
Touro faculty and staff received important university updates and celebrated work milestones during the annual CEO and Senior Provost Town Hall meeting at Congregation Ner Tamid on June 6.
Student Spotlight: Julie Therien, School of Physician Assistant Studies
As she finishes up her first year in the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies (PA) program, Julie Therien is trying to realize a dream her grandfather had more than 70 years ago: pursuing healthcare as a profession.
Faculty Focus: Dr. Steven Liaos, Associate Professor, School of Physical Therapy
Dr. Steven Liaos is an Associate Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy.
Catching Up: Natalie Noss Handler, School of Occupational Therapy, Class of 2015
In this edition of “Catching Up,” we spoke with Natalie Noss Handler, a 2015 graduate of the Touro University Nevada School of Occupational Therapy. Natalie works at Healing Hands Rehab, an outpatient hand therapy clinic in Calabasas, Calif.
American Society of Microbiology Awards Dr. Amy Stone Two Travel Awards
Dr. Amy Stone, Assistant Professor in the Touro University Nevada Department of Basic Sciences, was recognized for her dedication to education and research with a pair of Travel Awards from the American Society of Microbiology (ASM).
20 Holocaust Survivors Presented With Honorary Doctorates During Spring Commencement
Daniel Szafran grew up in a small Polish town with two loving parents, five brothers, and two sisters.
Scholarship Recipients and Donors Come Together for Annual Scholarship Luncheon
Touro University Nevada scholarship recipients enjoyed meeting and expressing gratitude to the donors who contributed to scholarships during an annual luncheon on May 8.
Touro University Nevada Programs Working Together to Bring Healthcare To Las Vegas’s Tunnel Populations
Under Las Vegas is a labyrinth of tunnels where some of Southern Nevada’s most vulnerable populations live, as well as bacteria that can make that life painful.
Student Spotlight: Mahdika Underwood, College of Osteopathic Medicine
When Mahdika Underwood was 25, she was forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of her life: Choosing between graduate school and medical school.
Occupational Therapy Student Creates Program for Dementia-Friendly Care
As one of Touro University Nevada’s first students to graduate with an Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD), Jonathan Legarte chose to pursue dementia as his capstone project.
Student Spotlight: Gina Marsh, School of Nursing
Growing up in South Florida, Gina Marsh was forced to be an adult at a young age.
Touro University Nevada Connects with Community During “Building Blocks” Party and “Light It Up Blue”
The back lot at Touro University Nevada is typically filled with cars, but on April 7, it was filled with fun.
Touro Day at the Legislature Provides Students and Faculty Opportunity to Educate Legislators About University
The faces of Touro University Nevada were well-represented in the state capitol as they met with numerous Nevada lawmakers during Touro Day at the Legislature on March 27.
Touro University Nevada Professor Named President-Elect of the American Academy of Osteopathy
Paul R. Rennie, DO, FAAO, of Henderson, Nevada, was chosen to be the president-elect of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 14 during the AAO’s annual Convocation in Orlando, Florida.
Touro University Nevada Medical Students Achieve 100% Residency Placement During Match Day
The Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine celebrated incredible news after having a 100% residency placement rate for the class of 2019.