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Touro University Nevada Receives $3.25 Million From Dept. of Health and Human Services to Fund Physician Assistant Student Scholarships
Touro University Nevada was named the recipient of the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Physician Assistant Students (SDS) grant in Southern Nevada, which provides $3.25 million over five years.
Student-led research projects from the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine have enjoyed enormous success on both the state and national level during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we enter the new year, we spoke with several members of the Touro University Nevada campus community and asked them what they are most looking forward to in 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.
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.
College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Class of 2021 Achieves the Highest COMLEX Exam Scores in the Country
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.
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, 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.
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’s ‘End Hunger Games’ Provides More Than 9,000 Meals for Three Square Food Bank
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
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 is banking on a little exercise to help raise money for student scholarships with the first-annual Walk-A-Thon.
Touro University Nevada held a special virtual ceremony to honor veterans from the Touro community in celebration of Veterans Day on Nov. 11.
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
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 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, 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).
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.
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.