Touro Nevada Stories

Learn more about the paths our faculty, students and staff took to Touro Nevada. 

Dr. Amina Sadik

Faculty Focus: Dr. Amina Sadik, Professor, Basic Sciences

Jan 2, 2019

In this edition of “Faculty Focus,” we sat down with Dr. Amina Sadik, Professor in the Basic Sciences Department.

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.

Student Jonathan Legarte

Student Spotlight: Jonathan Legarte, School of Occupational Therapy

Nov 28, 2018

Like many of his classmates, Jonathan Legarte was drawn to the occupational therapy field because of a family member’s life-changing experience.

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. Michael Olek.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Michael Olek, Associate Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nov 28, 2018

In this edition of “Faculty Focus,” we sat down with Dr. Michael Olek, Associate Professor from the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Student Paul Gentle II.

Student Veteran Spotlight: Paul Gentle II, Medical Health Sciences Program

Oct 22, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Paul Gentle II from the Touro University Nevada Medical Health Sciences Program.

Dr. Tonya Walls (second from right) during her trip to Ghana.

Touro University Nevada Education Professor Learns More About Her Ancestry During Scholarly Trip To Ghana

Oct 10, 2018

Dr. Tonya Walls, an Assistant Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Education, recently spent 12 days in Ghana for an academic sojourn of Black women scholars, an experience she described as a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

Physician Assistant Studies student James Kim.

Touro University Nevada PA Student Uses Online Success To Raise Money And Awareness For The Shade Tree

Oct 8, 2018

James Kim has built quite the following for himself on social media, and he’s using that following to bring money and awareness to The Shade Tree.

Kristina Lindquist rowing

COM Faculty Uses Science and Passion to Perfect Love of Rowing

Sep 26, 2018

Kristina Lindquist has had a knack for rowing since her junior year of high school growing up in New England.

Student Yesenia Vasquez.

Student Spotlight: Yesenia Vasquez, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Sep 17, 2018

Growing up the daughter of Central California immigrant field workers, Yesenia Vasquez felt as if pursuing an education beyond high school was not expected of her.

Dr. Tricia Catalino.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Tricia Catalino, Associate Professor, School Of Physical Therapy

Sep 4, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Dr. Tricia Catalino from the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy.

Dr. William Wrightsman.

Faculty Focus: Dr. William Wrightsman, Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy

Aug 7, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Dr. William Wrightsman, Assistant Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Occupational Therapy.

Student Anjali Daulat.

Student Spotlight: Anjali Daulat, Medical Health Sciences Program

Jul 31, 2018

As a native Nevadan with a passion for medicine, Anjali Daulat knew that Touro University Nevada was the perfect place for her.

 

Dr. Steven Prinster.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Steven Prinster, Director, Medical Health Sciences Program

Jul 9, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Dr. Steven Prinster, Director of the Touro University Nevada Medical Health Sciences Program.

Student Maria Santos-Rojo.

Student Spotlight: Maria Santos-Rojo, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Jul 2, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Maria Santos-Rojo, of the School of Physician Assistant Studies.

Dr. Kelly Mecham.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Kelly Mecham, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Jun 22, 2018

In this edition, we spoke with Dr. Kelly Mecham, Assistant Professor at the Touro University Nevada School of Nursing.

Student Sabrina Gowette.

Student Spotlight: Sabrina Gowette, School of Occupational Therapy

Jun 8, 2018

Sabrina Gowette is finishing her first year in the Touro University Nevada School of Occupational Therapy, a place she never could have imagined herself when she was an undergraduate student.

Joshua Owens sitting in his office.

Faculty Focus: PA Joshua Owens, Assistant Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies

May 23, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with PA Joshua Owens, Assistant Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies.