Touro Nevada News

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.

Dr. Tricia Catalino presenting the Dr. Candace Ortiz Scholarship Awards.

Touro University Nevada Physical Therapy Students Honored With Dr. Candace Ortiz Scholarship Awards

Feb 20, 2018

The Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy (PT) recently honored two students with the Dr. Candace Ortiz Scholarship Award for their hard work and dedication inside and outside of the classroom.

Touro University Nevada Aims To Improve Healthcare in Southern Nevada by Matching 11 New Residents at Valley Hospital Medical Center

Feb 14, 2018

Touro University Nevada matched 11 new residents at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas during the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Match Day on Feb. 5. In total, 32 Touro students matched in a variety of specialties at hospitals and medical centers across the country.

Touro University Nevada Receives More than $21,000 During “Ante 4 Autism” Celebrity Poker Tournament

Feb 27, 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 Approaching Final Stages of Reaccreditation Process

Jan 29, 2018

Touro University Nevada is in the final stages of its reaccreditation process with the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Dr. Tonya Walls.

Touro University Nevada Education Professor to Present Two Research Papers to National Research Association

Jan 23, 2018

Dr. Tonya Walls, Assistant Professor in Touro University Nevada’s School of Education, will present two of her research papers to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in April.

Attendees at the 2017 Season of Lights event.

Touro University Nevada Raises More Than $75,000 During “Season Of Lights” Fundraiser

Jan 16, 2018

Touro University Nevada raised more than $75,000 during the annual Season of Lights Soiree and Silent Auction fundraiser at the home of donor and Advisory Board Member Michael Tang on Dec. 10.

Shelley Berkley cutting the ribbon for a grand opening ceremony.

Touro University Nevada Opens Two New Training Centers Positioned To Make Profound Impact on Health Care Education

Jan 4, 2018

Touro University Nevada opened the doors of two new impactful centers on campus – the Michael Tang Regional Center for Clinical Simulation and the Chantal & Stephen J. Cloobeck Regional Center for Disaster Life Support. The institution, which continues to lead the state of Nevada as the largest medical school, will now have even greater impact on health care education and the community.

The check raised for the Las Vegas Victims\' Fund.

Touro University Nevada Community Raises $5,500 to Assist Those Affected by the October 1 Shooting

Dec 15, 2017

The entire Touro community came together to honor those who were affected by the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1.

Students at the Future Latinos in Medicine event at Touro Nevada.

Touro University Nevada Hosts “Future Latinos in Medicine” to Strengthen Diversity Efforts

Dec 12, 2017

Touro University Nevada hosted the “Future Latinos in Medicine,” a group of UNLV undergraduate students for an on-campus introduction.

Touro Nevada students, faculty and staff at Project Homeless Connect.

Project Homeless Connect Helps Touro Provide Services for Nevada’s Underserved Populations

Nov 29, 2017

Students, staff, and faculty volunteered their time on the Touro Physician Assistant Studies mobile healthcare clinic during Project Homeless Connect, an annual, collaborative event held inside Cashman Center that provides essential services for Southern Nevada’s homeless population.

Vanessa Halvorsen, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Vanessa Halvorsen Awarded $25,000 Scholarship From American Osteopathic Foundation

Nov 6, 2017

Vanessa Halvorsen, a fourth-year student from Touro University Nevada’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently awarded with a $25,000 scholarship for her leadership and academic success from the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF).