2019 News

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.

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.

Occupational Therapy Student Creates Program for Dementia-Friendly Care

Apr 12, 2019

As one of Touro University Nevada’s first students to graduate with an Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD), Jonathan Legarte chose to pursue dementia as his capstone project.

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.

A physical therapist and a patient.

Former Actors Helping to Train Next Generation of Doctors and Healthcare Providers at Touro University Nevada

Mar 6, 2019

A few times each week, Beverly Washburn and Kerstan Szczepanski can be found acting as standardized patients for students at Touro University Nevada.

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/ae 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.