Touro Nevada News

Touro University Nevada Partners with Vave Health to Bring Portable Ultrasounds to College of Osteopathic Medical Students

Touro University Nevada Partners with Vave Health to Bring Portable Ultrasounds to College of Osteopathic Medical Students

Oct 15, 2020

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 Named Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians

Dr. Derek Meeks Named Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians

Oct 13, 2020

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).

School of Physician Assistant Studies Delivers Free Flu Shots to Community During PA Week

School of Physician Assistant Studies Delivers Free Flu Shots to Community During PA Week

Oct 7, 2020

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.

Physical Therapy Student Michelle Young Named “Centennial Scholar” for the State of Nevada

Physical Therapy Student Michelle Young Named “Centennial Scholar” for the State of Nevada

Sep 21, 2020

Michelle Young, a third-year student in the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy, will represent the state of Nevada as part of the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) “Centennial Scholars” Program.

Physicians Honored with “Top Doctor” Recognitions in Healthcare Quarterly Magazine

Touro University Nevada Physicians Honored with “Top Doctor” Recognitions in Healthcare Quarterly Magazine

Sep 8, 2020

Three of Touro University Nevada’s physicians and professors from the College of Osteopathic Medicine were recognized as “Top Doctors” in the most recent issue of Healthcare Quarterly Magazine.

Victoria Lorah, a fourth-year student in the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently named the 2020 Clark County Medical Society (CCMS) “Rising Star” Award winner.

Medical Student Victoria Lorah Honored With Clark County Medical Society’s “Rising Star” Award

Sep 1, 2020

Victoria Lorah, a fourth-year student in the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently named the 2020 Clark County Medical Society (CCMS) “Rising Star” Award winner for her academic excellence.

Donors Assist Scholarship Recipients on Their Touro University Nevada Journeys

Donors Assist Scholarship Recipients on Their Touro University Nevada Journeys

Aug 25, 2020

Touro University Nevada’s students know the long and challenging journey of getting through their programs. Still, those who receive scholarships understand how vital additional financial assistance is to helping them accomplish their goals.

Touro Osteopathic Medical Students Honored for Their Research Project on Nevada’s Physician Shortage

Jul 21, 2020

Fourth-year medical students Rhiannon Ryan and Scott Goodsell recently had their research project, titled “The Future of the Physician Shortage in Nevada,” published in the American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM).

Touro University Nevada Receives $3.25 Million From Dept. of Health and Human Services

Jul 13, 2020

Touro University Nevada has been named the recipient of the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Physician Assistant Students (SDS) grant in Southern Nevada. Totaling $3.25 million over five years, the grant is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and will provide scholarships to first- and second-year physician assistant studies students at Touro.

Touro Nevada Campus Community Comes Together for “Walk for Justice”

Jun 19, 2020

The Touro University Nevada community peacefully marched through Downtown Henderson during the “Walk for Justice” on June 19.

Touro University Nevada Recognizes Employee Achievements During Annual Town Hall Meeting

Jun 11, 2020

Touro University Nevada CEO and Senior Provost Shelley Berkley and Provost, Dr. Ray Alden, provided critical campus updates to faculty and staff; including honoring those who celebrated work anniversaries and professional achievements during a virtual CEO and Provost Town Hall meeting on June 11.

Campus Community Comes Together for “Touro Nevada Stands Against Injustice” Discussion

Jun 9, 2020

The Touro University Nevada campus came together for an important virtual discussion called “Touro Nevada Stands Against Injustice.”

School of Occupational Therapy Students and Faculty Honored by State and National Organizations for Their Contributions to Profession

May 26, 2020

Students and faculty from the Touro University Nevada School of Occupational Therapy were honored with several important awards for the work they’ve accomplished in the occupational therapy profession.

Paul R. Rennie, DO, FAAO, Installed As President of American Academy of Osteopathy

May 7, 2020

Paul R. Rennie, DO, FAAO, of Henderson, Nevada, was installed as the president of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 14 during the AAO’s 2020 annual Convocation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Before becoming president, Dr. Rennie served for one year as the president-elect of the AAO, the nation’s largest medical society devoted to fostering neuromusculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine (NMM/OMM).

Touro’s School of Nursing Honors Faculty, Student, and Alumni During National Nurses Week

May 6, 2020

To celebrate National Nurses Week, held each year from May 6-12, the Touro University Nevada School of Nursing honored nurses on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in several ways.

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.

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.