Touro Triumphs

Professional Triumphs by Touro's Own.

CEHS Dean and Professor, Jim O'Connor, contributes chapter on Invitational Education in Higher Education

O’Connor, Jim.  Touro University California.  ”One Educator’s Invitational Journey in Higher Education and Beyond”. Invitational Education and Practice in Higher Education: An International Perspective, eds. Sheila T. Gregory and Jenny Edwards. Lexington Books, Lanham, MD,  pp.227-248 (March, 2016).

Read the first few pages of the chapter.

Learn more about the book on Google Books.

100 Fellows and Counting!

For over five years, NapaLearns has provided tuition support for teachers to earn their Master’s degree in Educational Technology from Touro University.  Teachers learn the latest practices related to project-based learning, personalized digital curriculum and assessment, and use of digital tools and resources. They also complete a capstone project based on applied research in their schools and share their results with fellow educators.

NapaLearns is proud to announce that since launching the Fellows Program in 2011, over 100 educators have entered the program and 80 have graduated!

NapaLearns thanks their funders, Touro Graduate School of Education Program Chair, Dr. Pamela Redmond, and Touro University leadership for helping NapaLearns meet this monumental milestone!

To learn more about the Fellows Program, visit

COM Awarded $393,250 NIH Grant

Touro University California congratulations Dr. Miriam Gochin, along with her research team of Guangyan Zhou, Shidong Chu, and Ariana Nemati, for receiving an R21 grant titled "Mechanism of indole compounds as HIV fusion inhibitors" in the amount of $393,250 from the National Institutes of Health.  To read more, click here.

TUC - A Hub for Specialized Research on Human Metabolism

Two National Institute of Health (NIH) grants were awarded to Touro University California (TUC) in the span of just one week, driving TUC as a leading center for research.  To read more, click here.

Study on Cholesterol Makes Top Ten Global List

There’s a reason why Dr. Alejandro Gugliucci's first article for 2013 holds a spot in the top 10 list of articles written globally on the specialty of describing a new method to study the good cholesterol – it’s a hot and relevant topic in today’s medical setting.  To read more, click here.

CEHS Co-Sponsors International Conference on Water Quality

Touro University California’s (TUC) College of Education and Health Sciences co-sponsored Sias International Water Conference's "Leveraging Factors for our Planetary Future" in late May 2013, which gathered dedicated environmentalists, international scholars, and other contributors responding to the global challenge of radical climate change.  To read more, click here.