New York, N.Y. – Dr. Muriel Petioni, affectionately known as “The Mother of Medicine in Harlem,” will deliver the Inaugural Black History Month Lecture at Touro College of Pharmacy on Monday, February 7.
New York, N.Y. – Nadira Jackson, 17, far right, a student at George Washington High School in Washington Heights, N.Y., participating in an educational computer game on Monday, March 22, as part of the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) program. A hands-on, after-school educational project at the Touro College of Pharmacy, the HEAF program educates students about childhood obesity and diabetes, in keeping with the College’s mission of increasing educational opportunities in the Harlem and surrounding communities. The students pictured are accruing points on the computer while taking care of a diabetic dog, using the knowledge they have gained in the classroom.
New York, N.Y. – A Touro College of Pharmacy study published in the November 2010 issue of the international scientific journal Toxicology has found that black tea reduces the levels of two key indicators of cardiovascular disease, and could lead to promising supplemental dietary management of heart disease in high-risk patients.
New York, N.Y. - Dr. Rabia Tahir, center, assistant professor, department of pharmacy and health outcomes at the Touro College of Pharmacy, recently discussed “The History of Pharmacy in Harlem,” in honor of Black History Month, at the Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem. With her, from left, are Ed Davila, director of development at the College, and Dr. Stuart Feldman, dean of the College.