News and Stories
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Lisa Ross Receives Prestigious Certification to Assist Touro University Nevada Accreditation Transition
Lisa Ross, Accreditation Specialist for the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Touro University Nevada, recently completed her certification from The National Board for Certification of Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education.
Southwest Medical Associates Donates $145,000 to Enhance Training of Touro University Nevada Physician Assistant Students
Southwest Medical Associates, part of OptumCare, donated $145,000 to the Touro University Nevada Physician Assistant Studies Program to fund the purchase of new equipment and training materials.
Touro University Nevada is pleased to announce it has received a $1.2 million dollar grant from Governor Brian Sandoval’s executive budget. The grant will fund the development of a one-year geriatric medicine fellowship program that will graduate four fellows per year. The university plans to have the first fellows in place by July 2017.
Touro University Nevada and Opportunity Village alongside faculty, staff and students, community partners, alumni and others unveiled the university’s second mobile healthcare clinic during a press conference held Thursday, November 10. The unveiling also featured an announcement of a $1.5 million-dollar donation from the Engelstad Family Foundation to fund the staffing and operations of the clinic.
Touro University Nevada is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Mara Hover to its faculty as the Associate Dean for Clinical Education and Medical Director of the Sharon Sigesmund-Pierce & Stephen Pierce Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities.
Touro University of Nevada is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Daliah Wachs to its faculty as the Director of Communication Skills and Service Learning.
Community Leaders and Local Families Come Together to Celebrate Ribbon-Cutting Of Expanded Touro Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities
Touro University Nevada, joined by community leaders, local families and children, will celebrate the expansion of its Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities with a ceremony and ribbon-cutting on Wednesday morning. The ceremony will also unveil and recognize the Center naming thanks to a generous donor gift.
NV Energy, Caesars Entertainment, Touro University Nevada and additional community partners joined together to ceremoniously cut the ribbon and reopen the Stallman Touro Clinic at The Shade Tree on Thursday, May 26.
Touro University Nevada’s School of Occupational Therapy students exhibited one-of-a-kind inventions they designed and built to benefit disabled individuals at the annual Assistive Technology Fair on Wednesday, May 25.
Touro University Nevada & the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents Kick Off 2016 With Free Family Health Fair
Touro University Nevada and The Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents alongside community partners are pleased to host a fun and informative health fair for the entire family.
Touro University Nevada Appoints John J. Dougherty, D.O. As Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine
Touro University Nevada (TUN) is pleased to announce the appointment of John J. Dougherty, D.O., as Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Henderson campus. Dr. Dougherty will start as Dean at Touro on February 1, 2016, following the retirement of Touro’s founding Dean, Dr. Mitchell Forman.
Touro University Nevada Celebrates Grand Opening of Expanded Student Affairs Division with Announcement of New Student Scholarships and Second Mobile
To address the diverse needs of the institution’s student population, Touro University Nevada kicked off the grand opening of its newly expanded Student Affairs Division on Friday with a press conference, ribbon cutting ceremony and donation announcements from MGM Resorts Foundation and City National Bank.
Touro University Nevada Addresses Growing Student Population with Grand Opening of Expanded Student Affairs Division
Touro University Nevada will kick off the grand opening of its newly expanded Student Affairs Division with a press conference, ribbon cutting ceremony and donation announcements from MGM Resorts Foundation and City National Bank.
For the past decade Touro University Nevada has been deeply invested in the local community, educating medical professionals to improve the healthcare of Southern Nevada. On Wednesday, July 29 the university welcomed its newest class of DO students. 135 future doctors kicked off a three-day orientation that began their medical school training.
Touro University Nevada celebrated the one-year milestone of the first patients to be treated at its expanded Touro Health Center. Patients, physicians, students, and staff gathered Wednesday to celebrate the anniversary and recognize the significance of the Center’s contributions to the community.
Touro University Nevada (TUN) is again offering a Summer Research Fellowship program. The fellowship is available to Nevada residents who are undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited college program. The aim of this program is to expose undergraduate students to research including biomedical, clinical, epidemiological and educational research. The deadline is April 24, 2015 for submitting a TUN Summer 2015 Research Fellowship Application.
Touro University Nevada (TUN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Raymond W. Alden III, Ph.D., as Provost at the Henderson campus.
Touro University Nevada Hosting “Season of Lights” Soiree to Benefit Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities
Touro University Nevada (TUN) will host its third annual “Season of Lights” event and silent auction at the Eglet Advocacy Center. Funds raised from this event are awarded to families in the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities to help offset the cost of treatment services so finances are not a barrier to provide the much-needed care their children need. For many families, a diagnosis of Autism can be life-altering and comes with considerable costs for services.
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN), a long-standing community partner of Touro University Nevada, has established a scholarship for students pursuing a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree who are interested in the field of oncology.
Touro University Nevada Celebrates 10 Years of Dedication to Improving the Quality of Life and Healthcare in Southern Nevada
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Touro University Nevada (Touro) has been deeply invested in the local community, educating medical professionals to improve the healthcare of Southern Nevada. Touro will kick off this milestone anniversary with the ‘Ten for Touro Gala’ on Sunday, November 9 at the Keep Memory Alive Center at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.