News and Stories
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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’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
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.
Touro University Nevada PA Program Finishes as One of the Nation’s Top Schools in the AAPA’s Medical Challenge Bowl
The Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies finished as one of the top schools in the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Medical Challenge Bowl as PA schools from across the country competed in the virtual, Jeopardy!-style, quiz competition.
Although society has been forever changed by the coronavirus, not all these changes have been bad. That’s according to second year Touro University Nevada (TUN) PA student Yuriy Shpak, who has never been prouder to be a Touro student serving the community during this crisis.
Touro University Nevada Receives $2.6 Million Grant From United Health Foundation to Improve Maternal Health, Reduce Disparities
The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group is partnering with Touro University Nevada, Nevada’s largest medical school and its only school of osteopathic medicine, to improve access to high-quality prenatal care for underserved and homeless women in southern Nevada.
Nearly 200 new graduates from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Masters of Science in Medical Health Sciences (MHS) Program finished their Touro journeys during the university’s Spring Commencement ceremony.
Touro University Nevada named Dena Sue Potestio as the new Vice President for Advancement, where she will spearhead numerous objectives to raise the university’s profile inside and outside the state of Nevada.
Touro University Nevada Students and Faculty Discuss the Importance of Occupational Therapy for National Occupational Therapy Month
In celebration of Occupational Therapy Month, we spoke with students and faculty from the School of Occupational Therapy (OT) about why they chose to become an OT, and why OT Month is so important.
Touro University Nevada and the City of North Las Vegas collaborated on a series of public service announcements (PSAs) to encourage everyone to get their COVID-19 vaccine.
Despite living in a mostly virtual world during the COVID-19 pandemic, Touro Nevada alumni/ae have still been able to connect with one another through the computer.
The Touro University Nevada campus community came together for a virtual evening celebrating diversity and equality during the annual Elevation Gala.
Touro University Nevada receives a $3 million endowment from the State of Qatar to support the Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities
Touro University Nevada (Touro), home to Nevada’s largest medical school and its only school of osteopathic medicine, in addition to the state’s largest physician assistant program, is the recipient of a $3 million endowment gift (gift) from the State of Qatar. The gift, known as the Qatar Patient Care Fund, will support and expand Touro’s Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities (Center) through 2027 and is being facilitated by the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Washington, D.C.
Touro Students Continuing to Administer Thousands of Additional COVID-19 Vaccines Across the Las Vegas Valley
As the country receives welcome news of more available COVID-19 vaccines, Touro University Nevada’s students continue to do their part by administering thousands of vaccines throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Fourth-year students in the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine learned where they will be doing their residencies during a special virtual Match Day celebration.
With the COVID-19 pandemic halting large in-person events across the country, Touro University Nevada was able to virtually host its annual Gala to help raise money for students.
Touro University Nevada recognized the critical research projects of students and faculty from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Health and Human Services during the virtual Research Day program on March 11.
Third-year medical students Johnathan Emahiser and John Nguyen were recently published in Medical Science Educator for their research titled “Study of Live Lecture Attendance, Student Perceptions and Expectations.”
Dr. Tracey Johnson-Glover Discusses the Importance of Being a Black Nurse and Diversity in Healthcare
In celebration of Black History Month, Dr. Tracey Johnson-Glover, Assistant Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Nursing, spoke with TUNews about being a Black nurse, and the importance of representation and diversity in health care.
Touro Partners with Aura to Provide Campus Community Members with Free One-Year Subscription for Mindfulness App
Touro University Nevada’s Student Counseling Services has partnered with Aura, a personalized mindfulness and meditation app company, to bring each member of the campus community a free one-year subscription.