Touro Nevada News

TUN Basic Sciences Assistant Professor publishes article in Nature Communications

West Nile Virus Explained

Aug 13, 2019

A scientific paper published today in the peer-reviewed journal, Nature Communications, offers an explanation as to why some people infected with West Nile virus have no symptoms while others suffer life-threatening neuroinvasive disease.

CCMS Award

COM Student Ashlie Bloom Honored with Clark County Medical Society’s ‘Student Rising Star’ Award

Jul 1, 2019

Ashlie Bloom, a fourth-year student in the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently presented with the Clark County Medical Society’s (CCMS) Student Rising Star Award for her academic excellence.

More than 200 New Students Give Back to Community During “Day of Service”

Jul 5, 2019

More than 200 students from the College of Health and Human Services and the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Medical Health Sciences program began their Touro University Nevada careers by giving back to the Southern Nevada community during “Day of Service.”

School of Physical Therapy’s Class of 2019

School of Physical Therapy Celebrates 40 New Graduates During Spring Commencement

Jun 21, 2019

The School of Physical Therapy’s Class of 2019 closed out Spring Commencement season in front of family and friends on June 21 at Congregation Ner Tamid.

Faculty and Staff Celebrate Milestones and Accomplishments During Annual Town Hall Meeting

Jun 7, 2019

Touro faculty and staff received important university updates and celebrated work milestones during the annual CEO and Senior Provost Town Hall meeting at Congregation Ner Tamid on June 6.

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. 

TUN Victorious Against TUC in “The Big Game”

Mar 8, 2019

Touro University Nevada continued its athletic dominance over its California counterparts with a 69-64 victory in “The Big Game” on March 7. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.