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2018 News

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.

Students at the Aug. 6, 2018 White Coat Ceremony

Touro University Nevada Celebrates Largest White Coat Ceremony in School History

Aug 29, 2018

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

Aug 9, 2018

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.

Dr. Stacy Fisher, Wilson Hwang, and Taylor Lau.

Physical Therapy Students Travel to Washington D.C. To Advocate For Change to Help Fellow Students and Professionals

Jul 25, 2018

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.

Students on Day of Service.

More Than 200 New Students Give Back to Community During 'Day of Service'

Jul 23, 2018

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.

Attendees at the inaugural Interprofessional Education Mixer.

Touro University Nevada Holds Inaugural Interprofessional Education Mixer to Bring Programs Together

Jul 16, 2018

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.

The fathers of NBA greats on the basketball court with the Touro Nevada team.

Touro University Nevada Basketball Team Goes Head-To-Head With NBA Dads to Raise Money for Autism Center

Jun 18, 2018

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.

Students at the May 2018 commencement.

Touro University Nevada Honors Newest Group of Graduates at Spring Commencement

Jun 1, 2018

Touro University Nevada celebrated the graduation of more than 225 of its newest alumni during Spring Commencement on May 14 at The Rio.

U.S. Congressman John Lewis delivering the keynote address at the 2018 Touro Gala.

Touro Raises Unprecedented Amount of Money for Student Scholarships, Hosts U.S. Congressman John Lewis During Annual Gala

May 11, 2018

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.

Donor speaking with two student scholarship recipients

Donors and Students Honored During Annual Scholarship Luncheon

May 31, 2018

More than 100 people, including donors, students, board members, faculty, and staff attended the luncheon. During the event, the Clark County Medical Society (CCMS) presented a generous $13,000 check to continue its ongoing support for student scholarships.

Touro faculty and students with their inspirational figure.

Touro University Nevada Shares Student and Faculty Stories During Women’s History Month

Apr 3, 2018

Some of the women at Touro Nevada shared their female inspirations from their lives.

The Touro Nevada Matadors after beating the Touro California Bulls during 'The Big Game.'

Touro University Nevada Reigns Victorious Over Touro University California in “The Big Game”

Mar 28, 2018

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.

Shelley Berkley speaking at the Ante 4 Autism Celebrity Poker Tournament.

Touro University Nevada Receives More Than $21,000 During ‘Ante 4 Autism’ Celebrity Poker Tournament

Feb 28, 2018

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 Hosts CME to Address Nevada’s New Opioid Law

Feb 26, 2018

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.