Despite living in a mostly virtual world during the COVID-19 pandemic, Touro Nevada alumni have still been able to connect with one another through the computer.
As part of the 2021 Alumni Reunion, Touro University Nevada hosted a week-long alumni speaker series and awards ceremony as alumni from across the country tuned in together for the virtual programming.
“It was a real joy to be included in the Alumni speaker series,” said Alexandria Crossley, a 2018 graduate from the School of Nursing. “I feel Touro has made a significant name for itself here in Nevada, and I want to be a part of that growth and strong reputation in the community. Alumni can facilitate the academic journey for students who may be having difficulty seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. As we grow and expand as professionals, we bring back to Touro an ever-expanding pool of resources and connections, for the University, the students, and the alumni. It represents a tremendous potential for a strong diverse network.”
Alumni from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Health and Human Services spoke on a myriad of topics during the speaker series, including eating disorders, personal and career growth, osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the primary care setting, enhanced recovery after surgery, and more.
Alumni, faculty, students, and staff tuned into each presentation, providing the Touro community with countless opportunities to connect with students from the past.
Alumni Award Winners:
Dr. Ori DeVera, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2015
Community Impact Award
Dr. Evan Bishop, School of Physical Therapy, Class of 2013
Blue and Gold Award
Dzuy Luu, School of Physician Assistant Studies, Class of 2011
Alumnus of the Year
Dr. William Wrightsman, School of Occupational Therapy, Class of 2008
Honorary Alumnus of the Year
Paul Stowell, Touro University Nevada Advisory Board Member