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Professor Earns 2023 Emerging Leader Honors

December 18, 2023

For Dr. Nicole Peña, winner of the 2023 James M. Lally National Emerging Leader Award from the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF), the reward for all the hard work is simply helping others. As an Associate Professor and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Department Chair at Touro University California (TUC), Peña does the work because it’s who she is. The core of being a physician for Peña is service, and it is part of the natural flow of living.


Student-Run Free Clinic Bridges Gaps

December 15, 2023

Every Thursday at the Norman C. King South Vallejo Community Center, Touro University California (TUC) student clinicians and faculty preceptors operate a free clinic. It’s a symbiotic scenario that allows hands on experience for student clinicians and free treatments for the public.

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What is Osteopathic Medicine?

December 13, 2023

The osteopathy profession views the body as an interconnected whole and focuses on the relationship between the body's structure and its function. In the U.S., osteopathy is practiced by a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and may utilize Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) which involves using the hands to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness or injury by manipulating, or adjusting, the body's musculoskeletal system with manual movement. It could be used in concert with medications or other treatments to treat a variety of health issues or used alone.

School News

Food Forest on Campus Takes Root

December 11, 2023

As part of the Beautiful U initiative to improve the visual appeal of the Touro University California (TUC) campus, the Food Forest is a collaborative project with Sustainable Solano to develop a flat plot of land located behind the College of Pharmacy building (Administration & Faculty Building 2) into a verdant food oasis.


DOs Mark 20 Years of Successes

December 04, 2023

Touro University California this year celebrates and reflects on the College of Osteopathic Medicine's Class of 2003, the first class to begin studies on Mare Island.


Alumni Bring Diverse Backgrounds to Board

December 01, 2023

Touro University California alumni this summer selected 12 of their own to revitalize the Alumni Association Board of Directors after a COVID-era hiatus.


Touro California COM Represents at OMED 2023

December 01, 2023

Touro University California had a strong presence during the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) Osteopathic Medical Education Conference Oct. 6-8 in Orlando, Florida.

Alumni, Events

Open House Features Praise for Alumni

December 01, 2023

An Open House this fall for Touro’s Graduate School of Education featured a significant alumni component, with the formal presentation shining the spotlight on several program graduates, including 10 who earned Teachers of the Year honors in their respective school districts.


Future Nursing Leaders Earn Honors

December 01, 2023

Alumnae from the Touro University California School of Nursing came home to campus this fall to extend honors to those joining Sigma's local chapter and later to socialize with one another and with current faculty and students of the Nursing Program.


Fall Mixer Brings Nursing Program Alumnae Home to Touro

December 01, 2023

The Omega Alpha Chapter of Sigma hosted its Fall Mixer on the Touro University California campus on Oct. 26, drawing several School of Nursing Alumni, program faculty members and current students to the Farragut Inn Ballroom for networking and a poster presentation.