Touro University California Recognized for Producing Most Primary Care Clinicians

Date: October 18, 2012
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Vallejo, CA – Touro University California is pleased to announce that it has been named a 2012 “Hero” by the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) for producing the most primary care clinicians in California.

“It is a wonderful honor to be recognized for the work we do each day and to know that our efforts are essential to the success of so many organizations that provide patient care,” said Dr. Marilyn Hopkins, Provost and Chief Operating Officer at Touro University California. “This award is a testament of our continued success in making a difference in the world of primary care.”

The CPCA, a statewide leader and recognized voice representing the interests of California community clinics and health care centers, has been honoring “heroes” since 2001. Each year, a “Hero” who has tirelessly championed the cause of healthcare is selected and recognized by the association.

“We are pleased to recognize Touro University for their work to recruit students from diverse backgrounds and producing the most primary care clinicians in the state of California,” said CPCA President and CEO Carmela Castellano-Garcia. “CPCA acknowledges and appreciates Touro University’s mission to educate the next generation of caring professionals to both serve in and to lead our community clinics and health centers in California.”

Touro University California was also listed in the 2012 Edition of U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 graduate schools turning out the most primary care residents.

For more information on Touro University California, visit the website at or call 707-638-5272.