Touro Nevada News

American Society of Microbiology Awards Dr. Amy Stone Two Travel Awards

May 27, 2019

Dr. Amy Stone, Assistant Professor in the Touro University Nevada Department of Basic Sciences, was recognized for her dedication to education and research with a pair of Travel Awards from the American Society of Microbiology (ASM).

20 Holocaust Survivors Presented With Honorary Doctorates During Spring Commencement

May 14, 2019

Daniel Szafran grew up in a small Polish town with two loving parents, five brothers, and two sisters.

Scholarship Recipients and Donors Come Together for Annual Scholarship Luncheon

May 9, 2019

Touro University Nevada scholarship recipients enjoyed meeting and expressing gratitude to the donors who contributed to scholarships during an annual luncheon on May 8.

TUN Programs Working Together to Bring Healthcare To Las Vegas's Tunnels

Touro University Nevada Programs Working Together to Bring Healthcare To Las Vegas’s Tunnel Populations

May 1, 2019

Under Las Vegas is a labyrinth of tunnels where some of Southern Nevada’s most vulnerable populations live, as well as bacteria that can make that life painful. 

TUN Connects with Community During Building Blocks Party and Light It Up Blue

Touro University Nevada Connects with Community During “Building Blocks” Party and “Light It Up Blue”

Apr 9, 2019

The back lot at Touro University Nevada is typically filled with cars, but on April 7, it was filled with fun.

Touro Day at the Legislation 2019

Touro Day at the Legislature Provides Students and Faculty Opportunity to Educate Legislators About University

Apr 5, 2019

The faces of Touro University Nevada were well-represented in the state capitol as they met with numerous Nevada lawmakers during Touro Day at the Legislature on March 27.

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 School of Physician Assistant Studies 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.