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Central Islip, N.Y. – Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Lawrence Raful has been appointed Director of Externship Programs at Touro Law Center. Raful, former Dean and current Professor of Law, will take on new responsibilities, effective immediately.
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Central Islip, N.Y. - More than 80 years ago, as the evils of Nazism spread across Europe, approximately 18,000 Eastern European Jews began fleeing to a most unlikely place – China – because while most European countries callously shut their doors to fleeing Jews, the open port city of Shanghai welcomed them.
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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.
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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.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Professor Deseriee Kennedy has been named the Kermit Gitenstein Distinguished Professor of Health Law & Policy for the 2014-2015 academic year. In her role she will teach a Health Law and Policy class and lecture in the area while building relationships within the community to further strengthen Touro Law’s programs and collaborations.
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Dr. Sabra Brock, Interim Dean of the Touro Graduate School of Business, recently returned from Portugal where she presented an award-winning paper at the 2013 InSITE, a series of conferences that took place at the University of Porto.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center is pleased to announce new and revamped clinical programs that since this fall are providing twice the amount of clinical offerings for students. New clinics have been created in subject areas including bankruptcy, criminal defense, criminal prosecution, federal prosecution and immigration law. In addition Touro Law’s not-for-profit clinic has been revamped to include a small business component and the Veterans’ and Servicemembers’ Rights Clinic has been revitalized this semester.  Other clinic offerings include a nationally recognized disaster law clinic, an elder law clinic, the family law clinic, the disabilities law clinic, a foreclosure clinic and a senior citizens program.
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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce a $250,000 grant from the Kermit Gitenstein Foundation to establish scholarships for two students who will be designated as Gitenstein Scholars annually. One Gitenstein Scholar is designated for a qualified student with an interest in health law and the second will be for a qualified student interested in aging and longevity law.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law students are providing free tax help to low and moderate income community members who need help preparing their own tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). Through this public service project, sponsored by the United States Internal Revenue Service and being overseen by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, more than 25 student volunteers have been trained and can file tax returns directly from the law school, a designated site for the program. This is the fifth year Touro Law students have participated in the project.
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Vallejo, CA – Touro University California’s (TUC) College of Pharmacy has been announced as winner of the Script Your Future Team Challenge’s “Health Disparities, Under-Represented Community Outreach Award,” which engages health profession students and faculty in developing creative ideas for raising awareness about medication adherence as a critical public health issue.