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Shelley Berkley to be Honored for Her Contributions to Touro University During 50th Anniversary Gala
Shelley Berkley, Senior Vice President of the Touro University System and former CEO and Senior Provost of Touro University Western Division, will be recognized at the Touro 50th anniversary Gala and convocation in New York City on Dec 4.
Touro University Nevada Hosts Special Veterans Day Ceremony to Honor Student and Employee Veterans
Touro University Nevada honored its student and employee veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces during a special Veterans Day ceremony on campus.
Physician Assistant and Occupational Therapy Students Provide Free Medical Services to Community During Annual Project Homeless Connect
Students from the School of Physician Assistant Studies and the School of Occupational Therapy provided free medical services to the Las Vegas Valley’s homeless population during Project Homeless Connect, an annual event offering numerous services on Nov. 22.
Touro University Nevada Honored with Four Awards During the Public Relations Society of America’s Annual Pinnacle Awards
Touro University Nevada received four awards for its public relations and communications efforts during the annual Pinnacle Awards ceremony, hosted by the Public Relations Society of America - Las Vegas Valley Chapter, at Dragon Ridge Country Club on Nov. 15.
Dr. Andrew Priest Honored as a “Healthcare Hero” by Nevada Business Magazine
Dr. Andrew Priest, Touro University Nevada’s Campus President and Provost, was honored as the 2022 ‘Healthcare Hero’ for Administration by Nevada Business Magazine.
Latino Medical Student Association Allows Touro Nevada Students From Different Program to Come Together to Affect Change
First-year students Ana Vives-Calderon and Analuisa De Alba may be in different programs, but their involvement in the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) has helped them affect change and build relationships with students across Touro University Nevada and beyond.
Physical Therapy Students Discuss the Importance of PT Month and Why They Chose Their Career
In celebration of National Physical Therapy Month, we spoke with two students from the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy to learn more about why they chose to pursue a career in physical therapy, and why Physical Therapy Month is so important.
Nearly 400 New Students Receive Their White Coats During Annual Ceremony
Nearly 400 new students were presented with their white coats during the annual White Coat ceremony, a rite-of-passage for Touro’s students that symbolizes their entry into the healthcare professions.
Two Touro Nevada Faculty Members Honored with Prestigious TCUS Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence
Two of Touro University Nevada’s faculty were honored for their exceptional work with the Touro College and University System Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence.
Touro University Nevada names Dr. Andrew Priest as Campus President and Provost
Touro University Nevada, home to Nevada’s largest medical school, announces the appointment of Dr. Andrew Priest to Campus President and Provost. Shelley Berkley, who has served as the CEO and Senior Provost for Touro since 2014, remains with the university in a new role.
Touro University Nevada partners with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to teach life-saving critical care
Touro University Nevada (Touro), home to Nevada’s largest medical school, announces the Las Vegas Crisis Response Medical Training Program with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD). The program offers comprehensive medical training and curriculum for Metro officers to help save lives in emergency crime situations in Las Vegas.
Touro University Nevada’s School of Nursing Programs Receive Prestigious 10-Year Accreditation Extension
Touro University Nevada’s School of Nursing was awarded with a 10-year accreditation outcome for all four of its programs by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the best possible accreditation outcome.
Touro University Nevada names Dr. Shannon Martin Program Director of School of Occupational Therapy
Dr. Robert Askey, Dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Touro University Nevada (Touro), announces the promotion of Dr. Shannon Martin to Program Director for Touro’s School of Occupational Therapy—the only accredited occupational therapy doctorate program in the state of Nevada.
College of Health and Human Services Class of 2022 Honored During Spring Commencement
Touro University Nevada celebrated nearly 150 new graduates from the College of Health and Human Services during Spring Commencement at the new Dollar Loan Center in Henderson.
Touro University Nevada’s New Students Give Back to Southern Nevada Community During ‘Day of Service’
Touro University Nevada’s newest students gave back to their community as soon as they started their Touro journeys as they volunteered at non-profit organizations throughout the Las Vegas Valley during New Student Orientation.
Touro University Nevada’s College of Osteopathic Medicine Awarded with Prestigious 10-Year Accreditation with ‘Exceptional Outcome’
Touro University Nevada’s College of Osteopathic Medicine was awarded with a prestigious 10-year accreditation with ‘exceptional outcome’, the highest accreditation possible given by the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).
Touro Partners with Tzu Chi Foundation to Provide Free Healthcare During Large Scale Medical Event in North Las Vegas
Students from Touro University Nevada’s School of Physician Assistant Studies continue to provide free healthcare screenings to the Southern Nevada community, this time in North Las Vegas during another large-scale event in partnership with the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation.
Touro Nevada Continues Its Work to Becoming More Inclusive Campus After Debuting Two New Initiatives
During a special ceremony held inside the Michael Tang Regional Center for Clinical Simulation, Touro University Nevada took two more critical steps to becoming a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.
The College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates the Classes of 2022 During Spring Commencement
The Classes of 2022 from the College of Osteopathic Medicine celebrated Spring Commencement in early May, taking the next steps as the next generation of physicians and healthcare providers.
Touro University Nevada’s Nursing Faculty Discuss Importance of the Profession for National Nurses Week
In celebration of National Nurses Week, celebrated every year in May and culminating on Florence Nightingale’s birthday on May 12, faculty from the School of Nursing discussed several aspects about the nursing profession, and why it is so vital to our society.