Catching Up: Dr. Cristina Belanger, School of Physician Assistant Studies, Class of 2008
Growing up in Bucharest, Romania under Communist rule, Dr. Cristina Belanger didn’t watch much television as a child; she read books instead.
Student Spotlight: Cassandra McDiarmid, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ever since she was 4-years-old, Cassandra McDiarmid knew she would grow up to become an OB/GYN.
Season of Lights Fundraiser Provides Much-Needed Support for Families From the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities
More than 250 guests attended Touro University Nevada’s Season of Lights, an annual fundraiser that raises money for the Sharon Sigesmund Pierce and Stephen Pierce Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities.
Improving Healthcare for a Better Future
For the last decade, Touro University Nevada’s physician assistant (PA) faculty and students have provided free healthcare to hundreds of abused women and children living at The Shade Tree.
Touro University Nevada Community Raises Thousands of Dollars in Donations and Food For Holiday Season
The Touro University Nevada community lived its mission of service to humanity thanks to two great fundraising initiatives that led to thousands of dollars and canned food donations in early December.
Students Provide Free Healthcare Services During Project Homeless Connect
Service to humanity is a core tenant of Touro University Nevada’s mission statement, and no better example could be found than when students from the School of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Nursing, and School of Occupational Therapy provided free healthcare at Project Homeless Connect during the week of Thanksgiving.
Faculty Focus: Dr. Katherine Joines, Assistant Professor, School of Physical Therapy
As a kid growing up in Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Katherine Joines thought she would grow up to be a pediatrician.
Student Spotlight: Kyle Kelly, Masters of Science in Nursing, School of Nursing
As a native of Pahrump, Nev., Kyle Kelly has always thrived in rural medicine.
Catching Up: Ryan McGiven, School of Occupational Therapy, Class of 2009
If not for the birth of his twin boys, it’s difficult to say if Ryan McGiven would have ended up as an occupational therapist (OT).
Providing a Brighter Outlook for Our Veterans
Christy Molasky has always held a deep passion for education and helping others. She has also held great regard for military veterans and supports their quest for higher education.
Touro University Nevada Celebrates Veterans Day with Special On-Campus Ceremony
Touro University Nevada honored the brave men and women who served in the U.S. armed forces during a special on-campus Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11.
Nearly 150 New Touro University Nevada Graduates Honored During Winter Commencement
Touro University Nevada celebrated the academic achievements of students from the Schools of Physician Assistant Studies (PA), Nursing, and Education during Winter Commencement at the Paris Las Vegas on Nov. 3.
Student Spotlight: Jose Noriega, EdD Program
Jose Noriega has always been a believer in higher education, which is why he decided to pursue his Ed.D.
Faculty Focus: Dr. Patricia Henry, Director, School of Education
Dr. Patricia Henry has worked in several fields throughout her professional career: military, business, and since the early 2000s, education.
Student Spotlight: Andrew Gephardt, Medical Health Sciences Program
Andrew Gephardt has held a variety of jobs throughout his career. He’s worked as a marketing analyst, a test prep instructor, a science teacher, and most recently, a medical assistant for his father.
PA Student Erica Stiles Discovers Cancerous Nodule Using Ultrasound Equipment in Class
Students in the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies (PA) use ultrasound machines to enhance their clinical skills. On the last day of her radiology class, Stiles volunteered to have her thyroid examined for a demonstration.
Touro University Nevada Medical Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Staff Travel to Annual OMED Conference
Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine was well represented at the annual Osteopathic Medical Education Conference (OMED) in Baltimore, the American Osteopathic Association’s (AOA) largest conference of the year.
Occupational Therapy Students Present Myriad Research Projects for Campus Community
The School of Occupational Therapy was filled with poster board projects as second-year students from the Touro University Nevada Michael Tang Regional Center for Clinical Simulation presented their research to their classmates, faculty, and peers on Oct. 24.
College of Osteopathic Medicine Well Represented at Nevada State Medical Association’s Annual Conference
The Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine (TUNCOM) was well represented at the Nevada State Medical Association’s (NSMA) annual conference in Reno in mid-September.
Community Comes Together for Tree Dedication to Commemorate the 1 October Tragedy
Touro University Nevada honored the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting with a special on-campus ceremony, including a tree dedication in front of the university.