Touro Nevada News
Touro University Nevada Partners with Vave Health to Bring Portable Ultrasounds to College of Osteopathic Medical Students
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, 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).
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.
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.
Touro University Nevada Physicians Honored with “Top Doctor” Recognitions in Healthcare Quarterly Magazine
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 for her academic excellence.
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
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 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.
The Touro University Nevada community peacefully marched through Downtown Henderson during the “Walk for Justice” on June 19.
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.
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
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, 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).
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 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 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
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.
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.