2019 News

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.

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.

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.

Student Spotlight: Julie Therien, School of Physician Assistant Studies

May 31, 2019

As she finishes up her first year in the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies (PA) program, Julie Therien is trying to realize a dream her grandfather had more than 70 years ago: pursuing healthcare as a profession.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Steven Liaos, Associate Professor, School of Physical Therapy

May 30, 2019

Dr. Steven Liaos is an Associate Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy.

Catching Up: Natalie Noss Handler, School of Occupational Therapy, Class of 2015

Catching Up: Natalie Noss Handler, School of Occupational Therapy, Class of 2015

May 1, 2019

In this edition of “Catching Up,” we spoke with Natalie Noss Handler, a 2015 graduate of the Touro University Nevada School of Occupational Therapy. Natalie works at Healing Hands Rehab, an outpatient hand therapy clinic in Calabasas, Calif. 

Student Spotlight: Mahdika Underwood, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Student Spotlight: Mahdika Underwood, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Apr 17, 2019

When Mahdika Underwood was 25, she was forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of her life: Choosing between graduate school and medical school.

Gina Marsh Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Gina Marsh, School of Nursing

Apr 5, 2019

Growing up in South Florida, Gina Marsh was forced to be an adult at a young age.

Ashley Russell-Gray

Student Veteran Spotlight: Ashley Russell-Gray, Medical Health Sciences Program

Feb 26, 2019

In this edition of 'Student Veteran Spotlight,' we sat down with Ashley Russell-Gray from the Touro University Nevada Medical Health Sciences Program.

Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar interacting with students

Faculty Focus: Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar, Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Feb 26, 2019

Dean Gilliar, who is double board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, began his tenure as Dean of TUNCOM on Jan. 2, 2019. He has a distinguished academic medicine career and has worked at a number of prestigious medical institutions across the United States. He has lectured and conducted workshops in Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Jordan, and Switzerland. Dr. Gilliar is the immediate past Dean of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) College of Osteopathic Medicine where he also served as the Chair in the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department.

OT Stephanie Anderson

“Catching Up”: Stephanie Anderson, School of Occupational Therapy, Class of 2010

Feb 26, 2019

“Catching Up” is a new monthly feature highlighting different Touro University Nevada alumni and learning more about their journey after graduation.

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.

Catching Up Chadwell Vail

“Catching Up”: Dr. Chadwell Vail DO, FACOI, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2011

Jan 31, 2019

In our first edition, we spoke with Dr. Chadwell Vail, a 2011 graduate of the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine.