Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce a $25,000 grant from the United Way of Long Island’s Hurricane Sandy Relief Program. The grant will be used to provide funding for consultation with victims of Hurricane Sandy both at the law school and through regularly scheduled walk-in clinics held throughout the Long Island region.
Valhalla, N.Y. — Five researchers at New York Medical College are the recipients of grants totaling $1.43 million from the American Heart Association (AHA) to further their studies in a variety of disciplines.
New York, N.Y. - Touro College’s Physical Therapy Department within the School of Health Sciences has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine to study the impact of a unique shoe design on musculoskeletal conditions in the lower extremities and spine.
Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that the Hagedorn Foundation has awarded a $40,000 grant to support immigration law training and legal services through Touro Law’s incubator in Hauppauge, the Community Justice Center (CJC). The funds will enable Touro Law alumni practicing in the CJC to receive intensive training on representing clients with immigration issues in order to prepare them to represent clients in a law-bono fee arrangement.
Central Islip, N.Y. - The United Way of Long Island has awarded a $25K grant to Touro Law Center to fund a coordinator to help with the intake of calls to the Touro Law Center – Hurricane Emergency Assistance and Referral Team (TLC-HEART), providing pro bono assistance to those in need in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. As a result of this funding, Touro Law is pleased to announce that Therese Ebarb has been hired as the Attorney Coordinator of the TLC-HEART hotline.
Central Islip, NY – On Friday, October 11, 2013 at the Northport VA Medical Center, Touro Law Center’s Veterans’ and Servicemembers’ Rights Clinic received a $5,000 grant from David Goldring, the Chairman and CEO of Overseas Military Sales Corporation (OMSC) on behalf of its sales team.
Las Vegas, Nev. – Following its second annual fundraiser, “An Evening with Dave Rice,” the Dave Rice Foundation awarded the Touro University Nevada Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities a $32,000 grant.
Central Islip, N.Y. - Touro Law Center is pleased to announce that it has received a grant in the amount of $42,000 from the Robin Hood Relief Fund. The grant will provide funding for three summer fellows to expand the scope of work of the Disaster Relief Clinic and a part –time lawyer to oversee coordinating outreach and placements of law students from around the country who wish to participate in service trips to provide legal assistance to those in need.
Central Islip, N.Y. – Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Touro Law Center has received approximately $600,000 from the State of New York through the Governor’s Superstorm Sandy Social Services Block Grant to support disaster relief initiatives at the law school.
Vallejo, CA – Touro University California (TUC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jean-Marc Schwarz and his research team have been awarded a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant of more than $3 million over the course of five years. The funding will help to explore the role of meal composition and its frequency on cardiovascular disease risk.