Touro Nevada News

Paul R. Rennie, DO, FAAO, Voted President-Elect of National Osteopathic Medical Association

Touro University Nevada Professor Named President-Elect of the American Academy of Osteopathy

Apr 5, 2019

Paul R. Rennie, DO, FAAO, of Henderson, Nevada, was chosen to be the president-elect of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 14 during the AAO’s annual Convocation in Orlando, Florida.

2019 Match Day

Touro University Nevada Medical Students Achieve 100% Residency Placement During Match Day

Apr 1, 2019

The Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine celebrated incredible news after having a 100% residency placement rate for the class of 2019. 

Touro University Nevada medical students during National Women Physicians Day

Touro University Nevada Honors Female Students and Faculty During National Women Physicians Day

Feb 26, 2019

Touro University Nevada honored its female students and faculty during a weeklong, on-campus campaign to celebrate National Women Physicians Day on Feb 3.

PT students in Washington D.C.

Physical Therapy Students, Faculty, and Alumni Travel to Washington D.C. for Biggest Conference of the Year

Feb 26, 2019

Students, faculty, and alumni from the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy descended upon the nation’s capital to attend the American Physical Therapists Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting.

Members of Touro University Nevada’s LMSA chapter.

Touro University Nevada Works to Strengthen Diversity Efforts On and Off Campus

Jan 7, 2019

From current students to prospective students, the university is working to ensure that Touro’s student body is reflective of the populations they will serve after graduation.

2018 PA grads

Touro PA Class of 2018 Secures 100% First-Time Pass Rate on National Certification Exam

Jan 31, 2019

The Class of 2018 that graduated in November received a 100% first-time pass rate on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE), the only time any Touro class accomplished that task on the initial attempt, according to Program Director Dr. Phil Tobin.

Touro University Nevada Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities Honors Generous Donors with a Room-Naming Ceremony

Feb 5, 2019

The ceremony honored Caesars Foundation, Barrick, Zappos for Good, and Tracy and Robert Eglet for their continued support of the Center.

Kris Engelstad McGarry

A Successful Future

Dec 10, 2018

With generous donations totaling nearly $6 million, the Engelstad Foundation continues to invest in Touro University Nevada’s long-term success.

Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar.

Touro University Nevada Welcomes Dr. Wolfgang G. Gilliar as Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nov 28, 2018

Touro University Nevada named the internationally recognized Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar as its new Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine. He will begin his tenure as Dean on Jan. 2, 2019.

Graduates at the 2018 winter commencement.

Touro University Nevada Celebrates Newest Graduates During Winter Commencement

Nov 28, 2018

Graduates from Touro University Nevada’s Schools of Physician Assistant Studies (PA), Nursing, and Education proudly walked across the stage in front of their friends and family during Winter Commencement at the Rio Hotel and Casino on Nov. 4.

The ribbon cutting ceremony.

Touro University Nevada and Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Unveil New Student-Run Clinic

Nov 28, 2018

Touro University Nevada opened a new student-led clinic at Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) as the two entities continue to expand on an already flourishing partnership.

The Touro Nevada Matadors after winning the Golden Spike.

TUN Bests TUC During ‘Golden Spike’ Volleyball Game

Nov 28, 2018

The Touro University Nevada Matadors defeated the Touro University California Bulls in dominating fashion during the “Golden Spike” volleyball game at Valley High School on Nov. 13.

Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar.

Touro University Nevada Appoints Wolfgang G. Gilliar, D.O. As Dean of The College of Osteopathic Medicine

Oct 29, 2018

Touro University Nevada (TUN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Wolfgang G. Gilliar, D.O., as Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Henderson campus. Dr. Gilliar will begin his tenure as Dean effective January 1, 2019.

Alumni gathered at Sunset Station for the 10-year reunion.

Touro University Nevada Hosts Inaugural Alumni Reunion

Oct 25, 2018

Touro University Nevada held its inaugural alumni reunion on Oct. 12 – 14 at the Touro campus and Sunset Station as former students across all programs came together for a weekend of fun, education, and networking.

Students at the Aug. 6, 2018 White Coat Ceremony

Touro University Nevada Celebrates Largest White Coat Ceremony in School History

Aug 29, 2018

The largest White Coat Ceremony in Touro University Nevada’s history was held at The M Resort on Aug. 6.

Touro University Nevada Unveils Third Mobile Healthcare Clinic to Assist Seniors in Las Vegas Valley

Aug 9, 2018

Touro University Nevada unveiled its third mobile clinic during a special ceremony surrounded by donors, community partners, and members of the Southern Nevada community at City National Arena on July 19.

Dr. Stacy Fisher, Wilson Hwang, and Taylor Lau.

Physical Therapy Students Travel to Washington D.C. To Advocate For Change to Help Fellow Students and Professionals

Jul 25, 2018

When they first began their studies at Touro University Nevada, Wilson Hwang and Taylor Lau never thought they’d be working to make a difference on the national level.

Students on Day of Service.

More Than 200 New Students Give Back to Community During 'Day of Service'

Jul 23, 2018

More than 200 new students from the Schools of Physician Assistant Studies, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nursing, and the Medical Health Sciences Program volunteered at several non-profits across the Las Vegas Valley during their Day of Service.

Attendees at the inaugural Interprofessional Education Mixer.

Touro University Nevada Holds Inaugural Interprofessional Education Mixer to Bring Programs Together

Jul 16, 2018

Touro University Nevada understands the importance of having all of its programs working together, which is why the university recently hosted its inaugural Interprofessional Education (IPE) mixer.

The fathers of NBA greats on the basketball court with the Touro Nevada team.

Touro University Nevada Basketball Team Goes Head-To-Head With NBA Dads to Raise Money for Autism Center

Jun 18, 2018

The Touro University Nevada campus was treated to a fun afternoon of both celebrity and basketball when the fathers of NBA players participated in a three-point contest against the TUN basketball team to raise money for the Sharon Sigesmund-Pierce and Stephen Pierce Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities.