Press Release tagged with "Touro"

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NEW YORK, NY – As the national discourse over civil and voting rights reaches a critical stage, Touro College will convene a symposium that highlights the progress and ongoing challenges of the movement and offers solutions for the future.
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New York, N.Y. – The patient was in so much pain from falling off a hammock that she was limping and didn’t want to move - even to flex her toes. The medical student placed her on a table, lying on her stomach, where she manipulated her legs, knees and feet to relax her muscles. Ten minutes later she got up and was walking normally.
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law welcomes an incoming class of 197 first year J.D. students which includes full-time and part-time day and evening students. The new 1L class is slightly larger than last year’s entering class and has a slightly higher average LSAT score.
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New York, N.Y. – Student leaders from Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) walked away with numerous top awards and scholarships at the conclusion of the 2015 Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) national conference held in July in Orlando, Florida.
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New York, N.Y. – When she was a little girl growing up in Guyana, Tiffany Murray watched with wonder as her grandmother prepared traditional plant-based remedies to treat an aunt who had polio.  She remembers imitating her grandmother’s behavior, grinding Hibiscus flowers to make medicine for her dolls.    
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New York, N.Y. - Six years ago, Colleen Kim was employed as a software engineer in San Diego, putting her degree in aerospace engineering to work. Engaged to be married and working for one of the leading manufacturers of mobile communications, life was good. 
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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the creation of seven new endowed student scholarships funded in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013-2014. These new scholarships have increased Touro Law’s endowed, named scholarship offerings by 33% in the last few months.
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Central Islip, N.Y. - Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the establishment of the John Santucci Justice Scholarship created with a gift of $100,000 donated by Tom Santucci ’83 and friends and family in honor of his father John Santucci former District Attorney of Queens County. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a rising second year student who demonstrates a commitment to perseverance and personal integrity.
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For the second year in a row, Touro College Graduate School of Education awarded more master’s degrees to minority students than any other college or university in New York State, according to the magazine, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. 
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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.