News and Stories

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

Touro University Nevada Students Share In-Home Learning Experiences During COVID-19

Apr 28, 2020

As the Touro University Nevada community conducts its teaching and business operations remotely, we compiled short synopses from students describing what their experience has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social Distancing Q&A with Dr. Amy Stone

Apr 21, 2020

As Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak encouraged the continuation of social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and extended the stay-at-home mandate to at least April 30, Touro University Nevada’s Dr. Amy Stone answers some of the most commonly asked questions about social distancing.

Touro Nevada Medical Students Launch #MedReady Website

Apr 21, 2020

Touro University Nevada students are making life easier for Nevadans who are encouraged to stay inside their homes to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Touro University Nevada Donates 80,000 Masks to Help Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr 15, 2020

Touro University Nevada took another major step in helping to protect the Southern Nevada community from COVID-19 by providing 80,000 medical-grade and surgical masks to local hospitals, physicians, medical centers, first responders, and more, for free.

Touro University Nevada Students Provide COVID-19 Screenings to Las Vegas Valley’s Homeless Populations

Apr 6, 2020

Draped from head-to-toe in light blue scrubs and personal protective equipment, students from Touro University Nevada are helping to combat the spread of COVID-19 for Southern Nevada’s most vulnerable populations.

COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Karen Duus

Mar 12, 2020

Dr. Karen Duus, an immunologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Basic Sciences at Touro University Nevada, is here to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about COVID-19.

Feroza Thompson, Assistant Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Faculty Focus: Feroza Thompson, Assistant Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Mar 2, 2020

Growing up in Southeastern Pennsylvania, less than a two-hour drive from Philadelphia, Feroza Thompson discovered her love for medicine at a young age.

Kevin Le, Medical Health Sciences Program

Student Spotlight: Kevin Le, Medical Health Sciences Program

Mar 1, 2020

When Kevin Le was 8, he had no idea that a simple knee injury would change his life forever.

Touro’s College of Osteopathic Medicine Achieves a 100% Residency Placement During Match Week

Mar 20, 2020

The Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Class of 2020 achieved a 100% residency placement during Match Week as fourth-year medical students from across the country learned where they will do their residencies.

CDC Guidelines for COVID-19

Mar 9, 2020

According to the CDC, here is a list of ways to help protect yourself from COVID-19.

Touro University Nevada Reigns Victorious in 11th Annual Big Game

Mar 6, 2020

As the final buzzer went off, Touro University Nevada had escaped with a 76-66 victory in the 11th annual Big Game, held at the SLAM Academy in Henderson.

Touro’s Donors Put University on Successful Path to Improving Healthcare and Education in Southern Nevada

Fundraising for Tomorrow

Mar 4, 2020

As medicine and technology continue to evolve, donors are leading the efforts to help Touro University Nevada prepare its students, faculty, and the community to provide a safer future for everyone. 

Physician Assistant Student Finds Second Calling After Career in Law Enforcement

Forging a New Path in Medicine

Mar 3, 2020

Five years ago, Heather Rhoden was working as an enforcement division agent for the Nevada Gaming Control Board. 

In this edition of “Catching Up,” we spoke with Dr. Gerald Dolce, a 2017 graduate from the School of Physical Therapy and Director of ATI Physical Therapy.

Catching Up: Dr. Gerald Dolce, School of Physical Therapy, Class of 2017

Feb 25, 2020

Despite a successful four-year career as a linebacker at Allegheny College, Dr. Gerald Dolce knew physical therapy was his first love.

Erin Denton, Simulation Operations Specialist, Michael Tang Regional Center for Clinical Simulation

Staff Profile: Erin Denton, Simulation Operations Specialist, Michael Tang Regional Center for Clinical Simulation

Feb 24, 2020

From the time she was little, Erin Denton knew she would work hard in whichever career she would grow up to pursue.

Malcolm Douglas, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Student Spotlight: Malcolm Douglas, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Feb 3, 2020

Malcolm Douglas knew he would have a career in medicine by the time he was in elementary school.

Dr. Katie Capistran, Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy

Faculty Focus: Dr. Katie Capistran, Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy

Feb 3, 2020

Growing up on a farm taught Dr. Katie Capistran the value of hard work.  

Touro University Nevada Will Showcase Nearly 60 Projects During Annual Research Day

Touro University Nevada Will Showcase Nearly 60 Projects During Annual Research Day

Feb 24, 2020

Touro University Nevada will showcase nearly 60 collaborative research projects from students and faculty during the 14thannual Research Day on March 12.

Touro Holds 2020 Basketball Clinic for Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Touro Holds Annual Basketball Clinic for Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Feb 23, 2020

The sound of feet running up and down the basketball court inside the Touro University Nevada gymnasium almost matched the sound of laughter coming from the children running.

Staff Profile: Tisheena Lowe, Director of OASIS, Division of Student Affairs

Staff Profile: Tisheena Lowe, Director of OASIS, Division of Student Affairs

Jan 27, 2020

Long before she became the Director of Touro University Nevada’s Office of Academic Services and Institutional Support (OASIS), Tisheena Lowe grew up in the small village of Katzenbach, Germany, the daughter of a U.S. Air Force veteran stationed at Ramstein Air Base.