Featured Stories tagged with "School of Health Sciences"

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Anyone who’s been married for more than a few months can tell you it’s tough. And it seems to have gotten tougher, considering how divorce rates have climbed over the last few decades.  In our book, “Making Marriage Work” we reviewed the findings of hundreds of research studies to try to understand whether and in what ways marriage has changed.
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Voices from across the voice care field – surgeons, scientists, speech-language pathologists, voice teachers and performing artists – rang out from Philadelphia during the Voice Foundation\'s 42nd annual symposium, which focused on the Care of the Professional Voice. 
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Power and control can be an issue in all kinds of relationships. There are some in which the two parties consider themselves to be equals and treat each other as such. In many, however, one person might have the upper hand. The one who is higher in the pecking order very often has the ability to influence and manipulate the other person. When we dominate a relationship, decisions usually go in our favor, we often dictate what to do or even talk about, and our emotional state can influence the emotional state of the other person. 
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Earlier this month Touro College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) students participated with enthusiasm in New York state Occupational Therapy Association’s (NYSOTA) annual Advocacy Day.
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The Touro College School of Health Sciences in Bay Shore brought together senior citizens and student volunteers recently for a day of car “fitting” and fun.  The annual Occupational Therapy “CarFit” event attracted senior citizens from the Bay Shore community interested in having their cars professionally “fitted” --- making sure that when they are inside them, they are seated properly with all their mirrors aligned for optimal safety. 
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The Touro Manhattan Physician Assistant (PA) Program held its traditional “White Coat” ceremony recently, with members of the graduating PA Class of 2014 and their families and friends gathering for the milestone event that marks the completion of the students’ studies and their official entrance into the PA profession.  Thirty students, with varied educational and professional backgrounds, completed the PA program, donned their new “long” medical white coats, and recited the PA professional oath while proud faculty and family members looked on (during the clinical phase of the program, the students are required to wear “short” student lab coats that designate them as being active in the learning process). 
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Students and faculty from the School of Health Sciences’ Physical Therapy Program attended the American Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas where they presented their poster presentations in February.  
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July 20th, 2014 was not just another ordinary Sunday. Hundreds of people gathered at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, N. Y., strongly united in their support for the organization “Autism Speaks”, and waited with great anticipation to participate in the “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” walkathon. Amongst the supporters was our very own group of Touro students from the Graduate Program in Speech Pathology, team “Touro Speechies."
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“Touro College is a school without silos,” explained Dr. Joseph Indelicato, chair of Touro College Research Collaborative and director of the undergraduate psychology department at Touro’s School of Health Sciences. “We work together to expand knowledge.”