News and Stories
Stay up to date with the latest news and hear stories about the students, faculty, and staff at Touro Nevada.
COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Karen Duus
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.
Faculty Focus: Feroza Thompson, Assistant Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies
Growing up in Southeastern Pennsylvania, less than a two-hour drive from Philadelphia, Feroza Thompson discovered her love for medicine at a young age.
Student Spotlight: Kevin Le, Medical Health Sciences Program
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
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
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
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.
Fundraising for Tomorrow
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.
Forging a New Path in Medicine
Five years ago, Heather Rhoden was working as an enforcement division agent for the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
Catching Up: Dr. Gerald Dolce, School of Physical Therapy, Class of 2017
Despite a successful four-year career as a linebacker at Allegheny College, Dr. Gerald Dolce knew physical therapy was his first love.
Staff Profile: Erin Denton, Simulation Operations Specialist, Michael Tang Regional Center for Clinical Simulation
From the time she was little, Erin Denton knew she would work hard in whichever career she would grow up to pursue.
Student Spotlight: Malcolm Douglas, School of Physician Assistant Studies
Malcolm Douglas knew he would have a career in medicine by the time he was in elementary school.
Faculty Focus: Dr. Katie Capistran, Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy
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 collaborative research projects from students and faculty during the 14thannual Research Day on March 12.
Touro Holds Annual Basketball Clinic for Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities
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
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.
Student Spotlight: Jasmine Giles, School of Occupational Therapy
Raised in the small, northeastern Nevada town of Elko, Jasmine Giles grew up with a passion for rural medicine.
Faculty Focus: Dr. Catie Chung, Director of Graduate Nursing Programs School of Nursing
Dr. Catie Chung’s life calling began long before she ever graduated from the University of Iowa with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN).
Touro University Nevada Unveils New OptumCare Ultrasound Training Facility
Touro University Nevada took the next step to enhancing medical education for its students by unveiling the new OptumCare Ultrasound Training Facility on Jan. 21.
Touro Nevada Sweeps Touro California to Retain Golden Spike Championship
The Golden Spike Trophy made its return to the Southern Nevada desert after the Touro University Nevada Matadors defeated the Touro University California Bulls in the annual volleyball game on the Touro California campus.
Catching Up: Dr. Cristina Belanger, School of Physician Assistant Studies, Class of 2008
Growing up in Bucharest, Romania under Communist rule, Dr. Cristina Belanger didn’t watch much television as a child; she read books instead.