2019 News

Dr. Cristina Belanger is an alumna of the School of Physician Assistant Studies, Class of 2008

Catching Up: Dr. Cristina Belanger, School of Physician Assistant Studies, Class of 2008

Dec 2, 2019

Growing up in Bucharest, Romania under Communist rule, Dr. Cristina Belanger didn’t watch much television as a child; she read books instead.

Meet Cassandra McDiarmid, a student in our College of Osteopathic Medicine

Student Spotlight: Cassandra McDiarmid, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dec 2, 2019

Ever since she was 4-years-old, Cassandra McDiarmid knew she would grow up to become an OB/GYN.

Dr. Katherine Joines, Assistant Professor, School of Physical Therapy

Faculty Focus: Dr. Katherine Joines, Assistant Professor, School of Physical Therapy

Nov 25, 2019

As a kid growing up in Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Katherine Joines thought she would grow up to be a pediatrician.

Master of Science in Nursing student, Kyle Kelly

Student Spotlight: Kyle Kelly, Masters of Science in Nursing, School of Nursing

Nov 1, 2019

As a native of Pahrump, Nev., Kyle Kelly has always thrived in rural medicine.

Meet Ryan McGiven, an alumnus of our School of Occupational Therapy's Class of 2009.

Catching Up: Ryan McGiven, School of Occupational Therapy, Class of 2009

Nov 1, 2019

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).

Meet Jose Noriega, a student in our EdD program.

Student Spotlight: Jose Noriega, EdD Program

Oct 29, 2019

Jose Noriega has always been a believer in higher education, which is why he decided to pursue his Ed.D.

Boiman officially started at Touro on July 6, 2004, a month before the first class of medical students began their studies.

Staff Profile: Jackie Boiman, Administrative Assistant, Department of Basic Sciences

Oct 28, 2019

Jackie Boiman, Administrative Assistant in the Department of Basic Sciences, can tell everyone that her name is on the moon.

Dr. Patricia Henry has worked in several fields throughout her professional career: military, business, and since the early 2000s, education.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Patricia Henry, Director, School of Education

Oct 25, 2019

Dr. Patricia Henry has worked in several fields throughout her professional career: military, business, and since the early 2000s, education.

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.

‘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).