Press Release tagged with "Touro College of Pharmacy"

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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.
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College Commended for Community Engagement.
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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.
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Statistics tell the story: For the past decade, flu and pneumonia have been among the top three causes of death in New York City. In the predominantly minority low-income areas of Central and East Harlem, fewer than 40 percent of residents 50 years and older have been vaccinated for pneumonia -- far short of the national goal of 90 percent for seniors. In high-poverty areas like Harlem, rates of serious pneumococcal disease, including pneumonia, meningitis, and sepsis, are almost 50 percent higher than national estimates, and more than double the rates found in more affluent New York City neighborhoods.
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New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy is celebrating completion of a new, multi-disciplinary research laboratory by hosting a symposium that will bring together renowned scientists, academicians and industrial leaders in pharmaceutics and biotechnology.
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New York, N.Y. - Dr. Bernard Lander, founder and president of Touro College, today announced approval from the New York State Education Department (NYSED) to offer a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) program. In addition, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the agency for accreditation of professional pharmacy degree programs, has granted Touro College of Pharmacy pre-candidate status.
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New York, N.Y. - Touro College of Pharmacy announced that Ludovick Youmbi, who will be a member of the school’s first graduating class in 2012, has been chosen to receive the 2011 Walgreens Diversity Scholarship.
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New York, N.Y. – A group of high school students involved in a Touro College of Pharmacy after-school program with a Harlem educational not-for-profit group recently completed their six-week course designed to educate inner city youth about childhood obesity, diabetes and careers in pharmacy.
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New York, N.Y. – Dr. Mary Choy, assistant professor at Touro College of Pharmacy, was recently honored with the 2012 New York City Society of Health-System Pharmacists (NYCSHP) “Harold Neham Memorial Award.”
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Four Year Grant Will Provide Enrichment to Minorities and Economically Disadvantaged Students Interested in Health Careers.