Touro Nevada Stories
Learn more about the paths our faculty, students and staff took to Touro Nevada.
Growing up in Southeastern Pennsylvania, less than a two-hour drive from Philadelphia, Feroza Thompson discovered her love for medicine at a young age.
When Kevin Le was 8, he had no idea that a simple knee injury would change his life forever.
Despite a successful four-year career as a linebacker at Allegheny College, Dr. Gerald Dolce knew physical therapy was his first love.
Staff Profile: Erin Denton, Simulation Operations Specialist, Michael Tang Regional Center for Clinical Simulation
From the time she was little, Erin Denton knew she would work hard in whichever career she would grow up to pursue.
Malcolm Douglas knew he would have a career in medicine by the time he was in elementary school.
Growing up on a farm taught Dr. Katie Capistran the value of hard work.
Long before she became the Director of Touro University Nevada’s Office of Academic Services and Institutional Support (OASIS), Tisheena Lowe grew up in the small village of Katzenbach, Germany, the daughter of a U.S. Air Force veteran stationed at Ramstein Air Base.
Raised in the small, northeastern Nevada town of Elko, Jasmine Giles grew up with a passion for rural medicine.
Dr. Catie Chung’s life calling began long before she ever graduated from the University of Iowa with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN).
Growing up in Bucharest, Romania under Communist rule, Dr. Cristina Belanger didn’t watch much television as a child; she read books instead.
Ever since she was 4-years-old, Cassandra McDiarmid knew she would grow up to become an OB/GYN.
As a kid growing up in Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Katherine Joines thought she would grow up to be a pediatrician.
As a native of Pahrump, Nev., Kyle Kelly has always thrived in rural medicine.
If not for the birth of his twin boys, it’s difficult to say if Ryan McGiven would have ended up as an occupational therapist (OT).
Jose Noriega has always been a believer in higher education, which is why he decided to pursue his Ed.D.
Dr. Patricia Henry has worked in several fields throughout her professional career: military, business, and since the early 2000s, education.
Andrew Gephardt has held a variety of jobs throughout his career. He’s worked as a marketing analyst, a test prep instructor, a science teacher, and most recently, a medical assistant for his father.
Students in the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies (PA) use ultrasound machines to enhance their clinical skills. On the last day of her radiology class, Stiles volunteered to have her thyroid examined for a demonstration.
As a coal miner’s daughter growing up in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Dr. Sharon McKenna had a familiarity with medicine at a young age.
It’s been less than a year since Dr. Amy Stone arrived at Touro University Nevada, though she’s already making waves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Basic Sciences and in the field of immunology.