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Touro University Nevada Administers More Than 400 COVID-19 Vaccines on Campus

Touro University Nevada Administers More Than 400 COVID-19 Vaccines on Campus

Jan 18, 2021

As the world looks toward the vaccine to alleviate the COVID-19 crisis, Touro University Nevada’s students and faculty are on the frontlines making it happen.

School of Occupational Therapy Research Project is Published in National Organization’s Magazine

School of Occupational Therapy Research Project is Published in National Organization’s Magazine

Jan 14, 2021

An Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) graduate and two faculty from the Touro University Nevada’s School of Occupational Therapy (OT) were recently published in OT Practice Magazine for their research on how aquatic therapy benefits children with disabilities.

DO Class of 2021 Students at their White Coat Ceremony

College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Class of 2021 Achieves the Highest COMLEX Exam Scores in the Country

Jan 6, 2021

Touro University Nevada has announced that its rising third-year students in the College of Osteopathic Medicine achieved an impressive 99.2 percent average COMLEX-USA Level 1 exam score – the highest of any medical school in the nation.

School of Nursing Faculty Preaching and Practicing the Importance of Lifelong Learning

School of Nursing Faculty Preaching and Practicing the Importance of Lifelong Learning

Dec 21, 2020

Several faculty from the Touro University Nevada School of Nursing are continuing their commitment to lifelong learning by either recently completing or working toward their terminal degrees.

Dr. Cynthia Lau Inducted into American Occupational Therapy Association’s Roster of Fellows

Dr. Cynthia Lau Inducted into American Occupational Therapy Association’s Roster of Fellows

Dec 21, 2020

Dr. Cynthia Lau, Professor in the School of Occupational Therapy, was honored by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) with a Roster of Fellows Award, a significant achievement in the occupational therapy field.

Allison Boynton, a fourth-year student in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, was named Touro University Nevada’s Student Doctor of the Year by her faculty and peers.

Allison Boynton Named Touro University Nevada’s 2020 Student Doctor of the Year

Dec 11, 2020

Allison Boynton, a fourth-year student in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, was named Touro University Nevada’s Student Doctor of the Year by her faculty and peers.

exterior of Touro University Nevada in the evening

Nursing Student Lia Harris Honored with Scholarship From the Nevada Nursing Foundation

Nov 17, 2020

Lia Harris, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) student at Touro University Nevada, was presented with a scholarship from the Nevada Nursing Foundation during the organization’s ‘Shining Stars of Nursing in Nevada Annual Awards’ virtual gala.

Touro University Nevada community helped provide thousands of meals for Three Square Food Bank

Touro University Nevada’s ‘End Hunger Games’ Provides More Than 9,000 Meals for Three Square Food Bank

Nov 30, 2020

In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, the Touro University Nevada community helped provide thousands of meals for Three Square Food Bank during the ‘End Hunger Games’ food drive.

Touro University Nevada’s College of Health and Human Services Class of 2020 Honored During Virtual Commencement

Touro University Nevada’s College of Health and Human Services Class of 2020 Honored During Virtual Commencement

Nov 23, 2020

The Touro University Nevada College of Health and Human Services celebrated the Class of 2020’s Commencement with a virtual ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 22.

Touro University Nevada Raising Student Scholarship Funds with First-Annual Walk-A-Thon

Touro University Nevada Raising Student Scholarship Funds with First-Annual Walk-A-Thon

Nov 18, 2020

Touro University Nevada is banking on a little exercise to help raise money for student scholarships with the first-annual Walk-A-Thon.

veteran\'s day virtual celebration 2020

Touro University Nevada Holds Virtual Veterans Day Tribute to Honor University’s Veteran Community

Nov 12, 2020

Touro University Nevada held a special virtual ceremony to honor veterans from the Touro community in celebration of Veterans Day on Nov. 11.

Touro University Nevada Physical Therapy Students Discuss the Significance of PT Month

Touro University Nevada Physical Therapy Students Discuss the Significance of PT Month

Oct 20, 2020

In honor of National Physical Therapy Month, we asked students from the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy about the importance of the physical therapy profession, why they chose to pursue a career in physical therapy, and why National Physical Therapy Month is pertinent for physical therapists and others.

School of Occupational Therapy Students Use Microgrants to Help Strengthen Diversity Within the Profession

School of Occupational Therapy Students Use Microgrants to Help Strengthen Diversity Within the Profession

Oct 15, 2020

Three students from the School of Occupational Therapy use microgrants to help address the barriers minority students face on their road to pursuing a career in occupational therapy.

Touro University Nevada Partners with Vave Health to Bring Portable Ultrasounds to College of Osteopathic Medical Students

Touro University Nevada Partners with Vave Health to Bring Portable Ultrasounds to College of Osteopathic Medical Students

Oct 15, 2020

Touro University Nevada announced a special new partnership with Vave Health to become the first medical school in the country that provides portable ultrasounds to its medical students.

Dr. Derek Meeks Named Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians

Dr. Derek Meeks Named Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians

Oct 13, 2020

Dr. Derek Meeks, Vice Dean of the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been named a 2020 Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP).

School of Physician Assistant Studies Delivers Free Flu Shots to Community During PA Week

School of Physician Assistant Studies Delivers Free Flu Shots to Community During PA Week

Oct 7, 2020

Students from the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies provided free flu shots to Southern Nevada community members on Oct. 6-7 during PA Week, an homage to their profession.

School of Physician Assistant Studies Resumes Free Primary Care Services to Homeless Populations

School of Physician Assistant Studies Resumes Free Primary Care Services to Homeless Populations

Sep 22, 2020

Students from the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies (PA) have returned to providing free healthcare services to some of the Las Vegas Valley’s most vulnerable populations.

The sign located at the entrance to Touro Nevada.

School of Education Student Janice Cooper Uses Cancer Diagnosis to Implement Change

Sep 21, 2020

As Janice Cooper works toward her doctoral degree in the Touro University Nevada School of Education, she is taking on challenges both inside and outside the classroom.

Physical Therapy Student Michelle Young Named “Centennial Scholar” for the State of Nevada

Physical Therapy Student Michelle Young Named “Centennial Scholar” for the State of Nevada

Sep 21, 2020

Michelle Young, a third-year student in the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy, will represent the state of Nevada as part of the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) “Centennial Scholars” Program.

Physicians Honored with “Top Doctor” Recognitions in Healthcare Quarterly Magazine

Touro University Nevada Physicians Honored with “Top Doctor” Recognitions in Healthcare Quarterly Magazine

Sep 8, 2020

Three of Touro University Nevada’s physicians and professors from the College of Osteopathic Medicine were recognized as “Top Doctors” in the most recent issue of Healthcare Quarterly Magazine.