By the time the clock struck 10 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10, dozens of children donned in blue Touro University Nevada t-shirts were eagerly running around the university’s gymnasium.
The American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) granted Touro University Nevada unanimous board approval on August 26 to substantially expand its class size, thus the institution will continue leading the state of Nevada as its largest medical school.
Nearly 300 students from Touro University Nevada were presented with their white coats as a symbol of their commitment to becoming quality healthcare professionals during a special ceremony with their friends and family in attendance.
Organizing books, making lunches, and sanding trash cans aren’t the typical activities medical students find themselves doing during their first week of school. At Touro University Nevada, however, it’s how 135 new students from the College of Osteopathic Medicine spent their final day of orientation as part of the university’s first “Day of Service."
Touro University Nevada Medical Student Elected to the American Osteopathic Association’s Board of Trustees
Vanessa Halvorsen, a fourth-year medical student at Touro University Nevada, was recently elected as the student representative to the American Osteopathic Association’s (AOA) Board of Trustees.
Faculty members and students from Touro University Nevada’s College of Osteopathic Medicine participated in Camp MED to help prepare incoming high school students for a future career in medicine.
Four-Time Cancer Survivor June Boyko Shares Inspirational Story with Nevada Congressmen in Washington D.C.
After battling cancer for the last 15 years, June Boyko nearly died last December.
Touro University Nevada Occupational Therapy Students Showcase Creative Inventions at Assistive Technology Fair
After weeks of brainstorming, 2018 cohorts from the School of Occupational Therapy had their new inventions on display during the annual Assistive Technology Fair held inside the gymnasium on May 24.
Touro University Nevada PA Faculty, Students and Alumni Celebrate AAPA Conference with Reception at Topgolf
Students, faculty and alumni from Touro University Nevada’s (TUN) Physician Assistant Studies (PA) program came together for a fun-filled mixer at Topgolf on May 15.
The School of Occupational Therapy wrapped up its first year of the PAR FORE program, an initiative that helps students mentor at-risk youth by teaching them valuable life lessons on the golf course.
Touro Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies Has Partnered With Veterans Village 2 to Provide Healthcare Assistance to Underserved Community
Touro University Nevada (TUN) has partnered with non-profit Veterans Village 2 to provide free healthcare, via the university’s Physician Assistant Studies mobile healthcare clinic, for those veterans living in the community.
In mid-May, Nevada lawmakers passed bill AB135 and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed, creating a new law that will change the standard for DUI testing for marijuana impairment thanks to the dedication and hard work of two medical students.
Touro University Nevada Graduates Its Most Recent Class of Health Care and Education Professionals during Spring Commencement
Touro University Nevada, a non-profit, private Jewish institution, celebrated the accomplishments of nearly 300 graduates during two Spring Commencement ceremonies, May 12 and June 5.
Touro University Nevada DO Student and Faculty Members Receive Prestigious Scholarships for Extraordinary Research
After two years of hard work and research, Bersabel Woldemariam can take solace knowing her efforts paid off.
As part of a community-wide effort to address the health concerns in low-income neighborhoods, students from the Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies (PA) programs helped provide immunizations at Hartke Park in North Las Vegas on April 6.
Vincent Pan, DO19, and Jocelyn Nguyen, DO19, were recently awarded first place for their poster on Asian Flush Syndrome in a contest held by the Nevada State American College of Physicians.
Touro University Nevada (TUN) is pleased to announce its annual Research Fellowship program for summer 2017, open to Nevada undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited college program. Selected students will receive a $1,500 stipend for participating in the program.
Lisa Ross Receives Prestigious Certification to Assist Touro University Nevada Accreditation Transition
Lisa Ross, Accreditation Specialist for the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Touro University Nevada, recently completed her certification from The National Board for Certification of Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education.
Southwest Medical Associates Donates $145,000 to Enhance Training of Touro University Nevada Physician Assistant Students
Southwest Medical Associates, part of OptumCare, donated $145,000 to the Touro University Nevada Physician Assistant Studies Program to fund the purchase of new equipment and training materials.
Touro University Nevada is pleased to announce it has received a $1.2 million dollar grant from Governor Brian Sandoval’s executive budget. The grant will fund the development of a one-year geriatric medicine fellowship program that will graduate four fellows per year. The university plans to have the first fellows in place by July 2017.