News and Stories

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

Volunteer Touro students speaking with a patient at Project Homeless Connect

Touro’s Students Volunteer at Project Homeless Connect to Provide Primary Care Services to Valley’s Underserved Populations

Dec 1, 2021

Touro’s students and faculty provided much-needed care to the Las Vegas Valley’s homeless and low-income populations during Project Homeless Connect at Pearson Community Center on Nov. 17.

Touro University Nevada building entrance where the Veterans Day ceremony took place

Touro’s Veteran Community Honored During In-Person, On-Campus Ceremony

Dec 1, 2021

Inside Touro University Nevada’s newly designed front lobby, chairs were lined in rows as red, white, and blue balloons arched from the floor to the ceiling.

Students graduate from Touro University Nevada during 2021 Winter Commencement

Schools of Physician Assistant Studies, Nursing, and Education Celebrate Classes of 2021 During Winter Commencement

Nov 3, 2021

More than 100 graduates from the College of Health and Human Services celebrated their in-person Commencement inside The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 2.

Graduate students receiving their white coats during Touro\'s annual ceremony

Nearly 800 Touro Students Receive Their White Coats for the First Time

Oct 5, 2021

For the first time since 2019, Touro University Nevada’s first-and second-year students were presented with their white coats during two separate in-person ceremonies on Oct. 3 and 4.

Touro's Physician Assistant Students Administer Nearly 300 COVID-19 Vaccines Outside Allegiant Stadium

Oct 4, 2021

Students from the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies helped Las Vegas Raiders fans attend the team’s home opener after providing nearly 300 vaccinations before the Raiders’ Monday Night Football showdown against the Baltimore Ravens on Sept. 13.

Professor John Rider Uses Worldly Experience to Educate Touro’s Occupational Therapists of the Future

Aug 19, 2021

Wherever he has lived, John Rider has always understood the universal importance of caring for others.

Touro University Nevada Hosts Governor’s Office for ‘Vax Nevada Days’

Aug 12, 2021

Touro University Nevada hosted the sixth week of Vax Nevada Days, a lottery drawing that awards Nevadans who get their COVID-19 vaccine with prizes.

Touro University Nevada Awarded with NIH Grant to Develop More Effective Form of Cancer Treatment

Aug 6, 2021

Touro University Nevada was awarded a $275,000 federal grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) after synthesizing a new anti-cancer drug as the university pursues further research on a more effective form of cancer treatment.

College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Class of 2025 Begins Their Medical School Journeys

Aug 3, 2021

For the first time since 2019, Touro University Nevada welcomed its newest cohort of medical students to campus for orientation as the future physicians began their medical school journeys.

Touro University Nevada Uses Video Campaign to Encourage COVID-19 Vaccinations Through Social Media

Aug 2, 2021

The Touro University Nevada community continues to lead the way in promoting the COVID-19 vaccine across the Las Vegas Valley and beyond.

Touro’s First Ed.D. Graduates Use Their Education to Become Better Teachers

Jul 26, 2021

The first graduates from Touro’s Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program may have been students for the last three years, but now they are using their own educational experience to become better educators for their students.

Jose Parra

Medical Student Jose Parra Discusses COSGP’s Vision for Upcoming Year as National Chair

Jul 22, 2021

As National Chair of the College of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP), third-year Touro medical student Jose Parra is laying out his vision for the upcoming year.

Dr. Andrew Priest Named Provost of Touro University Nevada

Jul 7, 2021

Dr. Andrew Priest was named the new Provost of Touro University Nevada nearly one year after assuming the role of Interim Provost and Chief Academic Officer.

Touro University Nevada Names Dr. Robert Askey and Associate Professor Amie Duford to Interim Leadership Positions

Jul 6, 2021

Touro University Nevada named two of its faculty members to interim positions as the university conducts a national search to fill both roles.

Touro Welcomes Newest Cohorts of Students to Campus as New School Year Begins

Jul 2, 2021

Touro University Nevada welcomed its newest cohorts of students from the College of Health and Human Services and the Master’s of Sciences in Medical Health Sciences (MHS) Program to campus as the new school year officially began.

Touro University Nevada Honors the Classes of 2020 and 2021 During Summer Commencement

Jun 22, 2021

Touro University Nevada celebrated Summer Commencement for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 from the College of Health and Human Services and College of Osteopathic Medicine during an in-person ceremony on June 21.

Touro University Nevada Partners With Victory Missionary Baptist Church to Show “Black Men in White Coats” for Juneteenth Event

Jun 18, 2021

The ‘Touro Nevada Stands for Justice’ committee partnered with Victory Missionary Baptist Church for a special presentation of “Black Men in White Coats” in celebration of Juneteenth.

Touro’s PA Program Continues Its COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts Across the Las Vegas Valley

Jun 16, 2021

Touro University Nevada’s Physician Assistant (PA) students have continued their goal to vaccinate as many Southern Nevadans as possible against COVID-19.

Touro University Nevada Provides Vaccinations and Education During Pride Month

Jun 7, 2021

Touro University Nevada’s students worked to vaccinate the LGBTQ+ community and helped educate the campus community about the Rainbow Health Coalition (RHC) during Pride Month.

School of Nursing Faculty Discuss Importance of the Profession in Celebration of National Nurses Week

May 12, 2021

Nurses from across the country recently celebrated National Nurses Week, an initiative honoring the nursing profession and how essential nurses are to the healthcare system. Culminating each year on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday, National Nurses Week offers a time of gratitude to nurses and the work they do around the world.