Touro Nevada News
Touro Day at the Legislature Provides Students and Faculty Opportunity to Educate Legislators About University
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, 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.
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 continued its athletic dominance over its California counterparts with a 69-64 victory in “The Big Game” on March 7.
Touro University Nevada honored its female students and faculty during a weeklong, on-campus campaign to celebrate National Women Physicians Day on Feb 3.
Physical Therapy Students, Faculty, and Alumni Travel to Washington D.C. for Biggest Conference of the Year
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
The ceremony honored Caesars Foundation, Barrick, Zappos for Good, and Tracy and Robert Eglet for their continued support of the Center.
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.
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.
With generous donations totaling nearly $6 million, the Engelstad Foundation continues to invest in Touro University Nevada’s long-term success.
Touro University Nevada Welcomes Dr. Wolfgang G. Gilliar as Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine
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 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.
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 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.
Touro University Nevada Appoints Wolfgang G. Gilliar, D.O. As Dean of The College of Osteopathic Medicine
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.
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.
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
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.
Physical Therapy Students Travel to Washington D.C. To Advocate For Change to Help Fellow Students and Professionals
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.
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.