News and Stories
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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.
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.
The Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine celebrated incredible news after having a 100% residency placement rate for the class of 2019.
Former Actors Helping to Train Next Generation of Doctors and Healthcare Providers at Touro University Nevada
A few times each week, Beverly Washburn and Kerstan Szczepanski can be found acting as standardized patients for students at Touro University Nevada.
Touro University Nevada continued its athletic dominance over its California counterparts with a 69-64 victory in “The Big Game” on March 7.
In this edition of 'Student Veteran Spotlight,' we sat down with Ashley Russell-Gray from the Touro University Nevada Medical Health Sciences Program.
Dean Gilliar, who is double board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, began his tenure as Dean of TUNCOM on Jan. 2, 2019. He has a distinguished academic medicine career and has worked at a number of prestigious medical institutions across the United States. He has lectured and conducted workshops in Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Jordan, and Switzerland. Dr. Gilliar is the immediate past Dean of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) College of Osteopathic Medicine where he also served as the Chair in the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department.
“Catching Up” is a new monthly feature highlighting different Touro University Nevada alumni/ae and learning more about their journey after graduation.
Touro University Nevada honored its female students and faculty during a weeklong, on-campus campaign to celebrate National Women Physicians Day on Feb 3.
Physical Therapy Students, Faculty, and Alumni Travel to Washington D.C. for Biggest Conference of the Year
Students, faculty, and alumni from the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy descended upon the nation’s capital to attend the American Physical Therapists Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting.
In this edition of “Faculty Focus,” we sat down with Dr. Amina Sadik, Professor in the Basic Sciences Department.
In our first edition, we spoke with Dr. Chadwell Vail, a 2011 graduate of the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Touro University Nevada Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities Honors Generous Donors with a Room-Naming Ceremony
The ceremony honored Caesars Foundation, Barrick, Zappos for Good, and Tracy and Robert Eglet for their continued support of the Center.
The Class of 2018 that graduated in November received a 100% first-time pass rate on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE), the only time any Touro class accomplished that task on the initial attempt, according to School of Physician Assistant Studies Program Director Dr. Phil Tobin.
From current students to prospective students, the university is working to ensure that Touro’s student body is reflective of the populations they will serve after graduation.
With generous donations totaling nearly $6 million, the Engelstad Foundation continues to invest in Touro University Nevada’s long-term success.
Like many of his classmates, Jonathan Legarte was drawn to the occupational therapy field because of a family member’s life-changing experience.
In this edition of “Faculty Focus,” we sat down with Dr. Michael Olek, Associate Professor from the College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Touro University Nevada Welcomes Dr. Wolfgang G. Gilliar as Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine
Touro University Nevada named the internationally recognized Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar as its new Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine. He will begin his tenure as Dean on Jan. 2, 2019.
Graduates from Touro University Nevada’s Schools of Physician Assistant Studies (PA), Nursing, and Education proudly walked across the stage in front of their friends and family during Winter Commencement at the Rio Hotel and Casino on Nov. 4.