News and Stories
Stay up to date with the latest news and hear stories about the students, faculty, and staff at Touro Nevada.
Touro University Nevada PA Student Uses Online Success To Raise Money And Awareness For The Shade Tree
James Kim has built quite the following for himself on social media, and he’s using that following to bring money and awareness to The Shade Tree.
Touro University Nevada Appoints Wolfgang G. Gilliar, D.O. As Dean of The College of Osteopathic Medicine
Touro University Nevada (TUN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Wolfgang G. Gilliar, D.O., as Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Henderson campus. Dr. Gilliar will begin his tenure as Dean effective January 1, 2019.
Touro University Nevada Hosts Inaugural Alumni/ae Reunion
Touro University Nevada held its inaugural alumni/ae reunion on Oct. 12 – 14 at the Touro campus and Sunset Station as former students across all programs came together for a weekend of fun, education, and networking.
COM Faculty Uses Science and Passion to Perfect Love of Rowing
Kristina Lindquist has had a knack for rowing since her junior year of high school growing up in New England.
Student Spotlight: Yesenia Vasquez, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Growing up the daughter of Central California immigrant field workers, Yesenia Vasquez felt as if pursuing an education beyond high school was not expected of her.
Touro University Nevada Celebrates Largest White Coat Ceremony in School History
The largest White Coat Ceremony in Touro University Nevada’s history was held at The M Resort on Aug. 6.
Touro University Nevada Unveils Third Mobile Healthcare Clinic to Assist Seniors in Las Vegas Valley
Touro University Nevada unveiled its third mobile clinic during a special ceremony surrounded by donors, community partners, and members of the Southern Nevada community at City National Arena on July 19.
Student Spotlight: Anjali Daulat, Medical Health Sciences Program
As a native Nevadan with a passion for medicine, Anjali Daulat knew that Touro University Nevada was the perfect place for her.
Student Spotlight: Maria Santos-Rojo, School of Physician Assistant Studies
In this edition, we sat down with Maria Santos-Rojo, of the School of Physician Assistant Studies.
Physical Therapy Students Travel to Washington D.C. To Advocate For Change to Help Fellow Students and Professionals
When they first began their studies at Touro University Nevada, Wilson Hwang and Taylor Lau never thought they’d be working to make a difference on the national level.
More Than 200 New Students Give Back to Community During 'Day of Service'
More than 200 new students from the Schools of Physician Assistant Studies, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nursing, and the Medical Health Sciences Program volunteered at several non-profits across the Las Vegas Valley during their Day of Service.
Touro University Nevada Holds Inaugural Interprofessional Education Mixer to Bring Programs Together
Touro University Nevada understands the importance of having all of its programs working together, which is why the university recently hosted its inaugural Interprofessional Education (IPE) mixer.
Faculty Focus: Dr. Kelly Mecham, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
In this edition, we spoke with Dr. Kelly Mecham, Assistant Professor at the Touro University Nevada School of Nursing.
Student Spotlight: Sabrina Gowette, School of Occupational Therapy
Sabrina Gowette is finishing her first year in the Touro University Nevada School of Occupational Therapy, a place she never could have imagined herself when she was an undergraduate student.
Touro University Nevada Basketball Team Goes Head-To-Head With NBA Dads to Raise Money for Autism Center
The Touro University Nevada campus was treated to a fun afternoon of both celebrity and basketball when the fathers of NBA players participated in a three-point contest against the TUN basketball team to raise money for the Sharon Sigesmund-Pierce and Stephen Pierce Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities.
Touro University Nevada Honors Newest Group of Graduates at Spring Commencement
Touro University Nevada celebrated the graduation of more than 225 of its newest alumni during Spring Commencement on May 14 at The Rio.
Faculty Focus: PA Joshua Owens, Assistant Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies
In this edition, we sat down with PA Joshua Owens, Assistant Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies.
Student Veteran Spotlight: Jacob Haught, School of Physical Therapy
In this edition, we sat down with Jacob Haught from the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy.
Touro Raises Unprecedented Amount of Money for Student Scholarships, Hosts U.S. Congressman John Lewis During Annual Gala
Touro University Nevada held its 5th annual Gala and Silent Auction which raised an unprecedented amount of money for student scholarships at The Four Seasons on April 22.
Donors and Students Honored During Annual Scholarship Luncheon
More than 100 people, including donors, students, board members, faculty, and staff attended the luncheon. During the event, the Clark County Medical Society (CCMS) presented a generous $13,000 check to continue its ongoing support for student scholarships.