News and Stories

Stay up to date with the latest news and hear stories about the students, faculty, and staff at Touro Nevada.

Students at the May 2018 commencement.

Touro University Nevada Honors Newest Group of Graduates at Spring Commencement

Jun 1, 2018

Touro University Nevada celebrated the graduation of more than 225 of its newest alumni during Spring Commencement on May 14 at The Rio.

Joshua Owens sitting in his office.

Faculty Focus: PA Joshua Owens, Assistant Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies

May 23, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with PA Joshua Owens, Assistant Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies.

 

Jacob Haught, School of Physical Therapy.

Student Veteran Spotlight: Jacob Haught, School of Physical Therapy

May 17, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Jacob Haught from the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy.

U.S. Congressman John Lewis delivering the keynote address at the 2018 Touro Gala.

Touro Raises Unprecedented Amount of Money for Student Scholarships, Hosts U.S. Congressman John Lewis During Annual Gala

May 11, 2018

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.

Donor speaking with two student scholarship recipients

Donors and Students Honored During Annual Scholarship Luncheon

May 31, 2018

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.

Dr. Stacy Fisher, School of Physical Therapy.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Stacy Fisher, Associate Professor, School of Physical Therapy

Apr 18, 2018

In this edition, we spoke with Dr. Stacy Fisher, Associate Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy.

Nursing student Julie Hussey.

Student Spotlight: Julie Hussey, School of Nursing

Apr 11, 2018

Julie Hussey always knew she’d work in healthcare, she just didn’t know where or in which capacity.

Touro faculty and students with their inspirational figure.

Touro University Nevada Shares Student and Faculty Stories During Women’s History Month

Apr 3, 2018

Some of the women at Touro Nevada shared their female inspirations from their lives.

Dr. Robert Askey, Director, School of Education.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Robert Askey, Director, School of Education

Mar 22, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Dr. Robert Askey, Director of the Touro University Nevada School of Education.

Niyat Teweldebrhan.

Student Spotlight: Niyat Teweldebrhan, Medical Health Sciences Program

Mar 16, 2018

When Niyat Teweldebrhan was 8-years-old, she found herself in a jail cell with her father and brother, innocent victims of a nasty border war between her home country of Ethiopia and neighboring Eritrea near the Red Sea.

The Touro Nevada Matadors after beating the Touro California Bulls during \'The Big Game.\'

Touro University Nevada Reigns Victorious Over Touro University California in “The Big Game”

Mar 28, 2018

In a truly wild basketball game that featured countless momentum swings and one incredible finish, the Touro University Nevada Matadors beat The Touro University California Bulls 71-70 in The Big Game.

Dr. Terry Else, Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Terry Else, Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Feb 12, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Dr. Terry Else, Professor from the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Shelley Berkley speaking at the Ante 4 Autism Celebrity Poker Tournament.

Touro University Nevada Receives More Than $21,000 During ‘Ante 4 Autism’ Celebrity Poker Tournament

Feb 28, 2018

Touro University Nevada will receive more than $21,000 for the Sharon Sigesmund Pierce and Stephen Pierce Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities from the 10th annual Ante 4 Autism Celebrity Poker Tournament.

Touro University Nevada Hosts CME to Address Nevada’s New Opioid Law

Feb 26, 2018

Touro University Nevada hosted nearly 800 physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other members of the healthcare community during two Continuing Medical Education (CME) seminars and an information session for office managers to address Nevada’s new opioid law.

Dr. Tricia Catalino presenting the Dr. Candace Ortiz Scholarship Awards.

Touro University Nevada Physical Therapy Students Honored With Dr. Candace Ortiz Scholarship Awards

Feb 20, 2018

The Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy (PT) recently honored two students with the Dr. Candace Ortiz Scholarship Award for their hard work and dedication inside and outside of the classroom.

Touro University Nevada Aims To Improve Healthcare in Southern Nevada by Matching 11 New Residents at Valley Hospital Medical Center

Feb 14, 2018

Touro University Nevada matched 11 new residents at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas during the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Match Day on Feb. 5. In total, 32 Touro students matched in a variety of specialties at hospitals and medical centers across the country.

Touro University Nevada Receives More than $21,000 During “Ante 4 Autism” Celebrity Poker Tournament

Feb 27, 2018

Touro University Nevada will receive more than $21,000 for the Sharon Sigesmund Pierce and Stephen Pierce Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities from the 10th annual Ante 4 Autism Celebrity Poker Tournament.

Dr. Terry Else in the research lab.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Terry Else, Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Jan 25, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Dr. Terry Else.

Dr. Cynthia Lau.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Cynthia Lau, Associate Professor, School of Occupational Therapy

Jan 19, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Dr. Cynthia Lau, Associate Professor from the School of Occupational Therapy.