Touro Nevada News

Touro's Physician Assistant Students Administer Nearly 300 COVID-19 Vaccines Outside Allegiant Stadium

Oct 4, 2021

Students from the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies helped Las Vegas Raiders fans attend the team’s home opener after providing nearly 300 vaccinations before the Raiders’ Monday Night Football showdown against the Baltimore Ravens on Sept. 13.

Touro University Nevada Hosts Governor’s Office for ‘Vax Nevada Days’

Aug 12, 2021

Touro University Nevada hosted the sixth week of Vax Nevada Days, a lottery drawing that awards Nevadans who get their COVID-19 vaccine with prizes.

Touro University Nevada Awarded with NIH Grant to Develop More Effective Form of Cancer Treatment

Aug 6, 2021

Touro University Nevada was awarded a $275,000 federal grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) after synthesizing a new anti-cancer drug as the university pursues further research on a more effective form of cancer treatment.

College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Class of 2025 Begins Their Medical School Journeys

Aug 3, 2021

For the first time since 2019, Touro University Nevada welcomed its newest cohort of medical students to campus for orientation as the future physicians began their medical school journeys.

Touro University Nevada Uses Video Campaign to Encourage COVID-19 Vaccinations Through Social Media

Aug 2, 2021

The Touro University Nevada community continues to lead the way in promoting the COVID-19 vaccine across the Las Vegas Valley and beyond.

Touro’s First Ed.D. Graduates Use Their Education to Become Better Teachers

Jul 26, 2021

The first graduates from Touro’s Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program may have been students for the last three years, but now they are using their own educational experience to become better educators for their students.

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Medical Student Jose Parra Discusses COSGP’s Vision for Upcoming Year as National Chair

Jul 22, 2021

As National Chair of the College of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP), third-year Touro medical student Jose Parra is laying out his vision for the upcoming year.

Dr. Andrew Priest Named Provost of Touro University Nevada

Jul 7, 2021

Dr. Andrew Priest was named the new Provost of Touro University Nevada nearly one year after assuming the role of Interim Provost and Chief Academic Officer.

Touro University Nevada Names Dr. Robert Askey and Associate Professor Amie Duford to Interim Leadership Positions

Jul 6, 2021

Touro University Nevada named two of its faculty members to interim positions as the university conducts a national search to fill both roles.

Touro Welcomes Newest Cohorts of Students to Campus as New School Year Begins

Jul 2, 2021

Touro University Nevada welcomed its newest cohorts of students from the College of Health and Human Services and the Master’s of Sciences in Medical Health Sciences (MHS) Program to campus as the new school year officially began.

Touro University Nevada Honors the Classes of 2020 and 2021 During Summer Commencement

Jun 22, 2021

Touro University Nevada celebrated Summer Commencement for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 from the College of Health and Human Services and College of Osteopathic Medicine during an in-person ceremony on June 21.

Touro University Nevada Partners With Victory Missionary Baptist Church to Show “Black Men in White Coats” for Juneteenth Event

Jun 18, 2021

The ‘Touro Nevada Stands for Justice’ committee partnered with Victory Missionary Baptist Church for a special presentation of “Black Men in White Coats” in celebration of Juneteenth.

Touro’s PA Program Continues Its COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts Across the Las Vegas Valley

Jun 16, 2021

Touro University Nevada’s Physician Assistant (PA) students have continued their goal to vaccinate as many Southern Nevadans as possible against COVID-19.

Touro University Nevada Provides Vaccinations and Education During Pride Month

Jun 7, 2021

Touro University Nevada’s students worked to vaccinate the LGBTQ+ community and helped educate the campus community about the Rainbow Health Coalition (RHC) during Pride Month.

Touro University Nevada PA Program Finishes as One of the Nation’s Top Schools in the AAPA’s Medical Challenge Bowl

May 25, 2021

The Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies finished as one of the top schools in the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Medical Challenge Bowl as PA schools from across the country competed in the virtual, Jeopardy!-style, quiz competition.

Touro Nevada Student Participates at Unprecedented COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Event

May 19, 2021

Although society has been forever changed by the coronavirus, not all these changes have been bad. That’s according to second year Touro University Nevada (TUN) PA student Yuriy Shpak, who has never been prouder to be a Touro student serving the community during this crisis. 

Touro University Nevada Receives $2.6 Million Grant From United Health Foundation to Improve Maternal Health, Reduce Disparities

May 12, 2021

The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group is partnering with Touro University Nevada, Nevada’s largest medical school and its only school of osteopathic medicine, to improve access to high-quality prenatal care for underserved and homeless women in southern Nevada.

Touro University Nevada Celebrates COM and MHS Graduates with In-Person Commencement

May 11, 2021

Nearly 200 new graduates from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Masters of Science in Medical Health Sciences (MHS) Program finished their Touro journeys during the university’s Spring Commencement ceremony.

Touro University Nevada Names Dena Sue Potestio as New Vice President for Advancement

May 3, 2021

Touro University Nevada named Dena Sue Potestio as the new Vice President for Advancement, where she will spearhead numerous objectives to raise the university’s profile inside and outside the state of Nevada.

Touro University Nevada and North Las Vegas Partner to Create COVID-19 Vaccination PSAs

Apr 22, 2021

Touro University Nevada and the City of North Las Vegas collaborated on a series of public service announcements (PSAs) to encourage everyone to get their COVID-19 vaccine.