Touro Nevada Stories
Learn more about the paths our faculty, students and staff took to Touro Nevada.
After more than three years of hard work prolonged by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Welsey Lockhart was awarded with his Fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO).
Touro Partners with Caesar’s Entertainment to Celebrate Autism Awareness Month During ‘Light It Up Blue’ at The High Roller
Shortly after the sun set on the Las Vegas Strip on April 20, the families from the Sharon Sigesmund Pierce & Stephen Pierce Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD) made their way from The High Roller observation wheel to the crowded promenade below.
Touro Nevada occupational therapy students Marisol Mateo Busacay and Mackenzie Kent are using their own student experiences to help shine a light on the importance of mental health.
Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth Honored with ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award by Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce
For nearly a decade, Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth has worked closely with the Tzu Chi Buddhist Foundation, doing her best to provide healthcare to Southern Nevadans without access.
Dr. Robert Askey and Associate Professor PA Amie Duford had the ‘interim’ tags removed from their titles after being permanently appointed to their positions.
LAS VEGAS, NEV --- Touro University Nevada (Touro), home to Nevada’s largest medical school and its only school of osteopathic medicine, is celebrating a 99.4 percent placement rate for its Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2022. Of the graduating population, 32 percent will remain in-state and begin a residency in Nevada, a record-breaking number for Touro.
Touro University Nevada welcomed nearly 600 guests to The Four Seasons during the university’s annual Gala to raise money for its students.
Students and faculty across Touro University Nevada’s programs showcased their projects for the campus community during the 16th annual Research Day on March 10.
Dr. Stacy Fisher Honored with Award of Excellence in Academic Education from the American Physical Therapy Association
While the wound care specialty is relatively unknown within the world of physical therapy, Dr. Stacy Fisher has made it her mission to change that.
Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar, Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been recognized as a Healthcare Headliner in the most recent edition of Healthcare Quarterly Magazine.
In celebration of Black History Month, Touro University Nevada’s students, faculty, and staff spoke about the importance of Black History Month and why diversity, equity, and inclusion in healthcare and education is critical to our success as a society.
Touro University Nevada was well-represented during the annual Clark County Medical Society (CCMS) Research Symposium as two students from the College of Osteopathic Medicine took the top two spots in the research project competition.
Growing up with a non-verbal younger brother on the Autism spectrum, Neellab Wahdat knew from a young age that she would pursue a career in medicine so she could help others like him.
Dr. Denise Zabriskie has always prided herself on her work ethic and leadership skills to advance her career and help others, qualities she developed growing up in blue-collar New Jersey family.
Professor John Rider Uses Worldly Experience to Educate Touro’s Occupational Therapists of the Future
Wherever he has lived, John Rider has always understood the universal importance of caring for others.
School of Nursing Faculty Discuss Importance of the Profession in Celebration of National Nurses Week
Nurses from across the country recently celebrated National Nurses Week, an initiative honoring the nursing profession and how essential nurses are to the healthcare system. Culminating each year on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday, National Nurses Week offers a time of gratitude to nurses and the work they do around the world.
Touro University Nevada Students and Faculty Discuss the Importance of Occupational Therapy for National Occupational Therapy Month
In celebration of Occupational Therapy Month, we spoke with students and faculty from the School of Occupational Therapy (OT) about why they chose to become an OT, and why OT Month is so important.
Dr. Tracey Johnson-Glover Discusses the Importance of Being a Black Nurse and Diversity in Healthcare
In celebration of Black History Month, Dr. Tracey Johnson-Glover, Assistant Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Nursing, spoke with TUNews about being a Black nurse, and the importance of representation and diversity in health care.
Touro Partners with Aura to Provide Campus Community Members with Free One-Year Subscription for Mindfulness App
Touro University Nevada’s Student Counseling Services has partnered with Aura, a personalized mindfulness and meditation app company, to bring each member of the campus community a free one-year subscription.
As we enter the new year, we spoke with several members of the Touro University Nevada campus community and asked them what they are most looking forward to in 2021.