Touro Nevada News
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.”
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 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.
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.
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.
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.