News and Stories

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

Student Puja Patel.

Student Spotlight: Puja Patel, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Jan 8, 2018

Even before her medical school journey began, Puja Patel was all too familiar with hospitals.

Touro University Nevada Approaching Final Stages of Reaccreditation Process

Jan 29, 2018

Touro University Nevada is in the final stages of its reaccreditation process with the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Dr. Tonya Walls.

Touro University Nevada Education Professor to Present Two Research Papers to National Research Association

Jan 23, 2018

Dr. Tonya Walls, Assistant Professor in Touro University Nevada’s School of Education, will present two of her research papers to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in April.

Attendees at the 2017 Season of Lights event.

Touro University Nevada Raises More Than $75,000 During “Season Of Lights” Fundraiser

Jan 16, 2018

Touro University Nevada raised more than $75,000 during the annual Season of Lights Soiree and Silent Auction fundraiser at the home of donor and Advisory Board Member Michael Tang on Dec. 10.

Shelley Berkley cutting the ribbon for a grand opening ceremony.

Touro University Nevada Opens Two New Training Centers Positioned To Make Profound Impact on Health Care Education

Jan 4, 2018

Touro University Nevada opened the doors of two new impactful centers on campus – the Michael Tang Regional Center for Clinical Simulation and the Chantal & Stephen J. Cloobeck Regional Center for Disaster Life Support. The institution, which continues to lead the state of Nevada as the largest medical school, will now have even greater impact on health care education and the community.

Dr. Joe Hardy, Associate Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Joe Hardy, Associate Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dec 6, 2017

In this edition, we sat down with Dr. Joe Hardy, Associate Professor from the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Kellie Hawthorne

Student Spotlight: Kellie Hawthorne, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Dec 4, 2017

In this edition, we sat down with Kellie Hawthorne. of the School of Physician Assistant Studies.

The check raised for the Las Vegas Victims\' Fund.

Touro University Nevada Community Raises $5,500 to Assist Those Affected by the October 1 Shooting

Dec 15, 2017

The entire Touro community came together to honor those who were affected by the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1.

Students at the Future Latinos in Medicine event at Touro Nevada.

Touro University Nevada Hosts “Future Latinos in Medicine” to Strengthen Diversity Efforts

Dec 12, 2017

Touro University Nevada hosted the “Future Latinos in Medicine,” a group of UNLV undergraduate students for an on-campus introduction.

Michelle Mangold, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Student Veteran Spotlight: Michelle Mangold, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nov 7, 2017

This month, TUNews spoke with Michelle Mangold, a fourth-year medical student from the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Patricia Strobehn, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing.

Faculty Focus: Patricia Strobehn, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Nov 21, 2017

In this edition, we sat down with Assistant Professor Patricia Strobehn from the School of Nursing.

Patricia Strobehn, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing.

Faculty Focus: Patricia Strobehn, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Nov 21, 2017

In this edition, we sat down with Assistant Professor Patricia Strobehn from the School of Nursing.

Nyla Khwaja performing an ultrasound on a a patient.

Touro PA Student Uses Ultrasounds to Connect With Women at The Shade Tree Shelter

Nov 15, 2017

As she prepares for graduation, Nyla Khwaja has embraced the importance of ultrasounds and how they will impact her career after Touro University Nevada.

Touro Nevada students, faculty and staff at Project Homeless Connect.

Project Homeless Connect Helps Touro Provide Services for Nevada’s Underserved Populations

Nov 29, 2017

Students, staff, and faculty volunteered their time on the Touro Physician Assistant Studies mobile healthcare clinic during Project Homeless Connect, an annual, collaborative event held inside Cashman Center that provides essential services for Southern Nevada’s homeless population.

Vanessa Halvorsen, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Vanessa Halvorsen Awarded $25,000 Scholarship From American Osteopathic Foundation

Nov 6, 2017

Vanessa Halvorsen, a fourth-year student from Touro University Nevada’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently awarded with a $25,000 scholarship for her leadership and academic success from the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF).

Student Kelsie Kaneshiro.

Student Spotlight: Kelsie Kaneshiro, School of Physical Therapy

Oct 27, 2017

For as long as she can remember, Kelsie Kaneshiro has always loved two things: sports and the elderly.

Touro University Nevada and Nevada State College Announce New Partnership to Promote Medical Health Sciences for Future Healthcare Students

Oct 27, 2017

Touro University Nevada (TUN) and Nevada State College (NSC) have entered into an agreement that will provide a pathway for students interested in pursuing careers in healthcare to participate in an accelerated double degree program which will allow them to receive a dual bachelor’s and master’s degree.

Students from the Physician Assistant Studies program outside of the mobile healthcare clinic.

Touro PA Program Awarded $1 Million Federal Faculty Development Grant to Enhance Healthcare for Disadvantaged Populations

Oct 9, 2017

The Physician Assistant Studies (PA) program at Touro University Nevada recently received a $1 million federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for faculty development research to improve healthcare for disadvantaged populations.

Nancy Lee, School of Physician Assistant Studies.

Faculty Focus: PA Nancy Lee, Assistant Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Sep 27, 2017

In this edition, we sat down with Nancy Lee, assistant professor at the School of Physician Assistant Studies.

Jerome \'Junkyard Dog\' Williams coaching kids on the basketball court.

Touro’s Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities Hosts Annual Basketball Clinic

Sep 29, 2017

By the time the clock struck 10 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10, dozens of children donned in blue Touro University Nevada t-shirts were eagerly running around the university’s gymnasium.