Touro Nevada Stories

Learn more about the paths our faculty, students and staff took to Touro Nevada. 

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.

Student Jonathan Legarte

Student Spotlight: Jonathan Legarte, School of Occupational Therapy

Nov 28, 2018

Like many of his classmates, Jonathan Legarte was drawn to the occupational therapy field because of a family member’s life-changing experience.

Dr. Michael Olek.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Michael Olek, Associate Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nov 28, 2018

In this edition of “Faculty Focus,” we sat down with Dr. Michael Olek, Associate Professor from the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Student Paul Gentle II.

Student Veteran Spotlight: Paul Gentle II, Medical Health Sciences Program

Oct 22, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Paul Gentle II from the Touro University Nevada Medical Health Sciences Program.

Physician Assistant Studies student James Kim.

Touro University Nevada PA Student Uses Online Success To Raise Money And Awareness For The Shade Tree

Oct 8, 2018

James Kim has built quite the following for himself on social media, and he’s using that following to bring money and awareness to The Shade Tree.

Kristina Lindquist rowing

COM Faculty Uses Science and Passion to Perfect Love of Rowing

Sep 26, 2018

Kristina Lindquist has had a knack for rowing since her junior year of high school growing up in New England.

Student Yesenia Vasquez.

Student Spotlight: Yesenia Vasquez, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Sep 17, 2018

Growing up the daughter of Central California immigrant field workers, Yesenia Vasquez felt as if pursuing an education beyond high school was not expected of her.

Student Anjali Daulat.

Student Spotlight: Anjali Daulat, Medical Health Sciences Program

Jul 31, 2018

As a native Nevadan with a passion for medicine, Anjali Daulat knew that Touro University Nevada was the perfect place for her.

 

Student Maria Santos-Rojo.

Student Spotlight: Maria Santos-Rojo, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Jul 2, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Maria Santos-Rojo, of the School of Physician Assistant Studies.

Dr. Kelly Mecham.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Kelly Mecham, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Jun 22, 2018

In this edition, we spoke with Dr. Kelly Mecham, Assistant Professor at the Touro University Nevada School of Nursing.

Student Sabrina Gowette.

Student Spotlight: Sabrina Gowette, School of Occupational Therapy

Jun 8, 2018

Sabrina Gowette is finishing her first year in the Touro University Nevada School of Occupational Therapy, a place she never could have imagined herself when she was an undergraduate student.

Joshua Owens sitting in his office.

Faculty Focus: PA Joshua Owens, Assistant Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies

May 23, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with PA Joshua Owens, Assistant Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Physician Assistant Studies.

 

Jacob Haught, School of Physical Therapy.

Student Veteran Spotlight: Jacob Haught, School of Physical Therapy

May 17, 2018

In this edition, we sat down with Jacob Haught from the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy.

Dr. Stacy Fisher, School of Physical Therapy.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Stacy Fisher, Associate Professor, School of Physical Therapy

Apr 18, 2018

In this edition, we spoke with Dr. Stacy Fisher, Associate Professor in the Touro University Nevada School of Physical Therapy.

Nursing student Julie Hussey.

Student Spotlight: Julie Hussey, School of Nursing

Apr 11, 2018

Julie Hussey always knew she’d work in healthcare, she just didn’t know where or in which capacity.