Touro Nevada News

Student Vanessa Halvorsen.

Touro University Nevada Medical Student Elected to the American Osteopathic Association’s Board of Trustees

Aug 11, 2017

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.

Drs. Daliah Wachs and Noah Kohn speaking to high school students.

Touro Com Faculty and Students Train Young, Aspiring Physicians at Camp Med

Jul 31, 2017

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.

June Boyko and U.S. Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV).

Four-Time Cancer Survivor June Boyko Shares Inspirational Story with Nevada Congressmen in Washington D.C.

Jul 27, 2018

After battling cancer for the last 15 years, June Boyko nearly died last December.

Jonathan Legarte shares his invention.

Touro University Nevada Occupational Therapy Students Showcase Creative Inventions at Assistive Technology Fair

Jul 11, 2017

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 Physician Assistant Studies faculty, students, and alumni at a reception at TopGolf.

Touro University Nevada PA Faculty, Students and Alumni Celebrate AAPA Conference with Reception at Topgolf

Jul 5, 2017

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.

 

Students mentoring youth as part of the Par Fore program.

Touro University Nevada Occupational Therapy Students Mentor Youth through Par Fore Program

Jun 22, 2017

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

Jun 12, 2017

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.

Touro University Nevada Medical Students Pave Way for Improved Marijuana Dui Testing

Jun 7, 2017

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

Jun 5, 2017

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.

Student Bersabel Woldemariam.

Touro University Nevada DO Student and Faculty Members Receive Prestigious Scholarships for Extraordinary Research

May 22, 2017

After two years of hard work and research, Bersabel Woldemariam can take solace knowing her efforts paid off.

The bachelor of science in nursing cohort at a mobile healthcare collaboration.

Students Assist Underserved Community in New Mobile Healthcare Collaborative

May 19, 2017

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.

Students Vincent Pan and Jocelyn Nguyen.

DO Students Spread Awareness of Asian Flush Syndrome, Win First Place in State Competition

May 16, 2017

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 Accepting Applications for Summer Research Fellowship

Mar 29, 2017

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

Feb 9, 2017

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

Feb 2, 2017

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 Receives $1.2 Million-Dollar Grant to Launch Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Dec 7, 2017

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.

Touro University Nevada Unveils 2nd Mobile Healthcare Clinic to Serve Opportunity Village

Nov 10, 2017

Touro University Nevada and Opportunity Village alongside faculty, staff and students, community partners, alumni and others unveiled the university’s second mobile healthcare clinic during a press conference held Thursday, November 10. The unveiling also featured an announcement of a $1.5 million-dollar donation from the Engelstad Family Foundation to fund the staffing and operations of the clinic.

Touro University Nevada Welcomes Dr. Mara Hover

Aug 17, 2017

Touro University Nevada is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Mara Hover to its faculty as the Associate Dean for Clinical Education and Medical Director of the Sharon Sigesmund-Pierce & Stephen Pierce Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities.

Touro University Nevada Welcomes Dr. Daliah Wachs to its Faculty

Aug 15, 2016

Touro University of Nevada is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Daliah Wachs to its faculty as the Director of Communication Skills and Service Learning.

Community Leaders and Local Families Come Together to Celebrate Ribbon-Cutting Of Expanded Touro Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

Jun 27, 2016

Touro University Nevada, joined by community leaders, local families and children, will celebrate the expansion of its Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities with a ceremony and ribbon-cutting on Wednesday morning. The ceremony will also unveil and recognize the Center naming thanks to a generous donor gift.