Roadmap to the New Normal

Whether classes are online or in-person, Touro Nevada continues in its mission to provide high quality education. For information on classes and business operations, read Touro University Nevada's Roadmap to the New Normal and all Coronavirus updates. Touro Nevada students continue to provide free K-12 tutoring, undergraduate tutoring, or other community assistance. View #MedReady to learn more.

Student Spotlight: Andrew Gephardt, Medical Health Sciences Program

Oct 2, 2019

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.

PA Student Erica Stiles Discovers Cancerous Nodule Using Ultrasound Equipment in Class

Oct 2, 2019

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.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Sharon McKenna, Assistant Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Sep 24, 2019

As a coal miner’s daughter growing up in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Dr. Sharon McKenna had a familiarity with medicine at a young age.

Research published by Touro University Nevada’s Dr. Amy Stone explains why some people infected with the virus have no symptoms while others suffer life-threatening neuroinvasive disease

A Head Start On Her Future

Sep 12, 2019

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. 

A child being examined by a healthcare provider.

Touro University Nevada Offers Healthcare’s Most Sought-After Professions

Sep 12, 2019

According to the U.S. News and World Report, three of Touro’s programs rank in the top-10 “Best Healthcare Jobs,” with physician assistant leading at number one.

Student Veteran Spotlight: Kelsey Changsing, School of Physical Therapy

Sep 3, 2019

In this edition of “Student Veteran Spotlight,” we spoke with Kelsey Changsing from the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy.

2019 Winner of the Community Impact Award

‘Catching Up’: Dr. Sandy Olguin, School of Nursing, Class of 2015

Sep 2, 2019

In this edition of “Catching Up,” we spoke with Dr. Sandy Olguin, a 2015 graduate from the Touro University Nevada School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice program. A native of Los Gatos, Calif., Dr. Olguin works as an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Aug 26, 2019

Before becoming a doctor, Rebecca Edgeworth always knew she would have a career in medicine.

Student Spotlight July 2019

Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Kennelly, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Aug 1, 2019

Growing up in one of the poorest cities in Colorado, Elizabeth Kennelly witnessed firsthand the struggles of living in a rural area.

Catching Up July 2019

Catching Up: Dr. Laura Marsh, School of Physical Therapy, Class of 2017

Aug 1, 2019

In this edition, we spoke with Dr. Laura Marsh, a 2017 graduate of the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy. Dr. Marsh works as a physical therapist at FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Center in Las Vegas.

Staff Profile: Tonishia Porter, Registered Behavioral Technician, CADD

Jul 24, 2019

In this edition of 'Staff Profile,' we sat down with Tonishia Porter, Registered Behavioral Technician at CADD 

Faculty Focus July 2019

Faculty Focus: Dr. Ashley Fecht, Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy

Jul 19, 2019

Growing up in the small town of Gothenburg, Neb., population 3,400, Dr. Ashley Fecht used relationship building to discover the world of occupational therapy (OT).

Catching Up: Matthew Demas, PA-C, School of Physician Assistant Studies, Class of 2017

Jul 1, 2019

In this edition, we spoke with Matthew Demas, a 2017 graduate of the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies. He works as an emergency room PA for the Valley Health System in Southern Nevada.

Staff Profile: Veronica Fischer, Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Jul 1, 2019

In this edition of 'Staff Profile,' we sat down with Veronica Fischer, Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Faculty Focus: Dr. Rhone D’Errico, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Jun 24, 2019

Growing up as the son of a Maître D’, Dr. Rhone D’Errico spent his formative years in Las Vegas working in the city’s bustling food and beverage industry. 

Student Spotlight: Alyssa Adams, School of Occupational Therapy

Jun 19, 2019

When Alyssa Adams was a child growing up on the eastside of Las Vegas, her parents emphasized the importance of giving back to others.

A simulated patient on the floor.

Bringing National Certification To Nevada

Jun 21, 2019

The Stephen J. Cloobeck Regional Center for Disaster Life Support was recently named a certified training center by the National Disaster Life Support Foundation.

Staff Profile: Tava McGinty-Jimenez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Admissions

Jun 3, 2019

In this edition of 'Staff Profile,' we sat down with Tava McGinty-Jimenez, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Admissions.

TUN Connects with Community During Building Blocks Party and Light It Up Blue

Connecting With Our Community

Jun 7, 2019

Although Touro University Nevada has only been in town for 15 years, it has always been honored to have been a part of the Las Vegas Valley. 

Catching Up: Dr. Medina Culver, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2015

Jun 1, 2019

In this edition, we spoke with Dr. Medina Culver, a 2015 graduate of the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Culver works in Family Medicine at Wikler Family Practice in Henderson, Nev.