Touro Nevada News
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.
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.
When she was a kid, her mother was diagnosed with severe scoliosis. At the age of 12, her mother required surgery to help cure the 67-degree curvature of her spine which was crushing her internal organs.
In our first edition, we spoke with Dr. Chadwell Vail, a 2011 graduate of the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Touro University Nevada Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities Honors Generous Donors with a Room-Naming Ceremony
The ceremony honored Caesars Foundation, Barrick, Zappos for Good, and Tracy and Robert Eglet for their continued support of the Center.
With generous donations totaling nearly $6 million, the Engelstad Foundation continues to invest in Touro University Nevada’s long-term success.
Touro University Nevada Appoints Wolfgang G. Gilliar, D.O. As Dean of The College of Osteopathic Medicine
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.
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.
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
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.
Physical Therapy Students Travel to Washington D.C. To Advocate For Change to Help Fellow Students and Professionals
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.
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.
Touro University Nevada Holds Inaugural Interprofessional Education Mixer to Bring Programs Together
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.
Touro University Nevada Basketball Team Goes Head-To-Head With NBA Dads to Raise Money for Autism Center
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.
Touro University Nevada celebrated the graduation of more than 225 of its newest alumni during Spring Commencement on May 14 at The Rio.
Touro Raises Unprecedented Amount of Money for Student Scholarships, Hosts U.S. Congressman John Lewis During Annual Gala
Touro University Nevada held its 5th annual Gala and Silent Auction which raised an unprecedented amount of money for student scholarships at The Four Seasons on April 22.
Some of the women at Touro Nevada shared their female inspirations from their lives.
In a truly wild basketball game that featured countless momentum swings and one incredible finish, the Touro University Nevada Matadors beat The Touro University California Bulls 71-70 in The Big Game.
Touro University Nevada Receives More Than $21,000 During ‘Ante 4 Autism’ Celebrity Poker Tournament
Touro University Nevada will receive more than $21,000 for the Sharon Sigesmund Pierce and Stephen Pierce Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities from the 10th annual Ante 4 Autism Celebrity Poker Tournament.
Touro University Nevada hosted nearly 800 physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other members of the healthcare community during two Continuing Medical Education (CME) seminars and an information session for office managers to address Nevada’s new opioid law.