LAS VEGAS, NEV --- Touro University Nevada, home to Nevada’s largest medical school, announces the appointment of Dr. Andrew Priest to Campus President and Provost. Shelley Berkley, who has served as the CEO and Senior Provost for Touro since 2014, remains with the university in a new role. As Campus President and Provost, Dr. Priest will serve at the helm of one of the … [Read more...] about Touro University Nevada Names Dr. Andrew Priest as Campus President and Provost
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LAS VEGAS, NEV --- Touro University Nevada, home to Nevada’s largest medical school, announces the Las Vegas Crisis Response Medical Training Program with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD). The program offers comprehensive medical training and curriculum for Metro officers to help save lives in emergency crime situations in Las Vegas. Made possible by a $1 … [Read more...] about Touro University Nevada Partners With Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to Teach Life-Saving Critical Care
LAS VEGAS, NEV --- At its May 2022 meeting, the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) awarded the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine the distinction of Accreditation with ‘Exceptional Outcome,’ the highest level possible. This top level of accreditation is currently awarded to approximately 25 percent … [Read more...] about Touro University Nevada’s College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives Top-Level 10-Year Accreditation with ‘Exceptional Outcome’
LAS VEGAS, NEV --- Touro University Nevada’s School of Nursing was awarded with a 10-year accreditation outcome for all four of its programs by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the best possible accreditation outcome. CCNE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a national accreditation agency that ensures the quality and integrity of … [Read more...] about Touro University Nevada’s School of Nursing Programs Receive Prestigious 10-Year Accreditation Extension
Dena Sue Potestio Vice President for AdvancementTouro University Nevada “Sound judgement - Is your solution win-win, proposed, involving multiple viewpoints, empathetic, shared, best for all, collegial? Or [is it] win-lose, onesided, commanded, tone deaf, selfish, all for one, dictatorial? The former requires exercising our sound judgment muscles.” Ryan … [Read more...] about Last Word
Education in Nevada has long been plagued by lower-than-average graduation rates and test scores. The coronavirus pandemic has only added to the state’s education woes. Leaders in education have the difficult task of improving rankings while creatively overcoming issues brought to the forefront by the pandemic. Recently these leaders met in a virtual roundtable, hosted by City … [Read more...] about Industry Focus
Corporate Sponsor It means the world to us to provide care to the communities where we live and work. At Southwest Medical, part of Optum Care, it’s something we have been doing for nearly 50 years. Across each passing decade, the health and well-being of our patients, our community and our team members continues to be our top priority. We want to see patients stay … [Read more...] about Healthcare Heroes
Learning that their state continues to provide far too few doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to serve its fast-growing population, Nevadans sometimes ask Debera Thomas why she doesn’t simply add more classes at the Orvis School of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno. If only it were so easy. Thomas, dean of the Orvis School, and her peers in medical … [Read more...] about Daunting Challenges
Corporate Sponsor Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, was founded in Las Vegas in 1972 and is Nevada’s largest multispecialty medical group. For nearly 50 years, it has provided experienced, compassionate, innovative and high-quality care to patients throughout southern Nevada. A healthcare provider that has been around that long knows that a community’s … [Read more...] about Healthcare Heroes
Opportunity Village Adds Inclusive Living Community Betty’s Village, a residential community for individuals with and without disabilities who want to live and grow in an integrated neighborhood broke ground last month at Opportunity Village’s Ralph and Betty Englestad Campus. The community will include smart living technology and integrated design on a 6.7 acre lot. Betty’s … [Read more...] about Around the State
Corporate Sponsors Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has been serving Nevada since 1965. As Nevadans, our associates live and work in the same communities that we serve. Last year, our charitable foundation and associates contributed more than $800,000 and hundreds of volunteer hours to vital organizations and causes across the state. “We have a proud history of … [Read more...] about Healthcare Heroes
Improving education in the Silver State has long been a priority for Nevadans. Recently, leaders in education met at the Las Vegas office of City National Bank to discuss opportunities on the horizon to elevate Nevada’s education rankings. Connie Brennan, CEO, and publisher of Nevada Business Magazine served as moderator for the event. These monthly meetings are designed to … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Education
“The Nevadan I most respect is former Governor Kenny Guinn for his honesty, integrity, his ability to relate to everyone and, most of all, his ability to bring opposing sides to compromise.” Bernadette Mashas | CPA, Tax Partner Fair, Anderson & Langerman “I have always admired what LVCVA President & CEO Rossi Ralenkotter has achieved for the Las Vegas tourism industry … [Read more...] about Which Nevadan Do You Most Respect?
Dean – College of Osteopathic Medicine Touro University Nevada (12 years in NV) Type of Business: Higher Education, Health Care | Hails from: Joplin, Missouri | Based in: Henderson What is the best moment of your career? Best and worst on the same day. Watching physicians I trained as medical students and then residents and knew from the time they were in junior high, … [Read more...] about Movers & Shakers: John Dougherty
“I remember as a child getting a telephone. Our number was 779 and the operator connected you to the person you wanted to call. Fast forward 65 years and look where we are today. Technology has revolutionized how we communicate, how we interact, how we conduct business and how we live.” Shelley Berkley | CEO and Senior Provost, Touro University Nevada “The day the fax machine … [Read more...] about What is the Most Significant Change You Have Seen in Your Lifetime?
Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy, an ATI Physical Therapy Company, recently hired Physical Therapist, Ivan Sanchez PT, who will be working at the company’s Nellis clinic, 727 N. Nellis Blvd., Las Vegas. Sanchez attended Touro University Nevada and Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Before joining Matt Smith Physical Therapy, Sanchez worked at Centennial Hills … [Read more...] about Matt Smith Physical Therapy, an ATI Physical Therapy Company, Hires Physical Therapist
Faced with a wealth of challenges, Nevada’s education system has some hurdles to overcome. However, industry leaders recognize the challenges they face and are working to improve the state’s rankings. Recently, those leaders met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the needs of education. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Education
Legacy Now in its ninth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for Nevada’s future healthcare educators. After realizing there wasn’t a program in place to honor individuals that have done amazing things to propel healthcare in the Silver State, Healthcare Heroes was born with 10 … [Read more...] about Ninth Annual Healthcare Heroes
Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday, August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities over cups of coffee and … [Read more...] about Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer
“Sydney Carton. His last words are a proclamation of hope for the future of mankind. ‘It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.’” Mitchell D. Forman, D.O. | Dean & Professor, Touro University Nevada - “Buffy Summers because she is strong and resourceful and never gives up no matter … [Read more...] about If you could meet any fictional character, who would it be?