Press Release tagged with "touro"

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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that the Long Island Community Foundation has awarded a grant in the amount of $20,000 to Touro Law Center to fund the research and development of a white paper designed for policymakers, lawmakers, regulators, nonprofits and others engaged in disaster relief and recovery.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Erica Edwards-O’Neal has been appointed Director of Diversity and Inclusion. In her new role, she will provide leadership and training on matters relating to valuing diversity and cultural competence, and she will assist the dean in guiding the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan focused on embedding effective diversity and inclusion practices for the law school. Edwards-O’Neal will continue in her role as Senior Director of Career Services as well.
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New York, N.Y. – Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, today announced that Dr. Zvi Loewy, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at Touro College of Pharmacy, will serve as the school’s interim dean. Dr. Loewy succeeds Dr. Stuart Feldman, who stepped down last week.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Rodger Citron will serve as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs starting on July 1, 2014. He succeeds Deborah Post, who served for three years and will return to the faculty full time. 
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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. – 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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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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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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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.