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Touro Law Announces New Student Scholarships

November 19, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Adding to more than $1M in new student scholarships raised over the past year, Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce two new student scholarships: The Rivkin Radler Scholarship and the Campolo Middleton & McCormick, LLP Scholarship.

New York Medical College Names Donald Douglas Miller Dean of the School of Medicine

November 18, 2014
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Valhalla, N.Y. Donald Douglas Miller, M.D., C.M., M.B.A., has been named dean of the School of Medicine at New York Medical College (NYMC) in Valhalla, NY. Dr. Miller comes to NYMC from the University of Alberta where he served as dean of faculty of medicine and dentistry as well as chair of the Health Sciences Council. An internationally recognized cardiologist and clinician-scientist, Dr. Miller has served as a leader in academic medicine and chief academic/executive officer for more than 25 years. Under Dr. Miller’s leadership, NYMC will continue to provide excellent educational, research, specialty and primary care opportunities in an atmosphere of excellence, scholarship and professionalism. Dr. Miller will also serve as the vice-provost for bio-medical affairs for the Touro College and University System, which includes NYMC. His official start date is December 15, 2014.

Touro Law Hires Assistant Director of Bar Programs and Academic Development

November 17, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynara Hermes McQuillan as the Assistant Director of Bar Programs and Academic Development. In this role, McQuillan will work with students on an individual basis, coordinate and provide skills training workshops, develop student learning materials, coordinate and teach bar-preparation programs and implement new services relevant to enhancing the academic experience for Touro Law students.

Touro College Ranked #1 in N.Y. State Second Year In A Row For Awarding Most Graduate Education Degrees to Minorities

November 07, 2014
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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

Dr. Donne Kampel Brings Leadership Style − To Women’s Business Salon

November 07, 2014
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Dr. Donne Kampel, associate dean of faculties and founder of the Women’s Leadership Council at Touro College and University System, was a guest speaker and honored national associate at The Grand Business Salon (GBS), held recently at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. 

In “Waltzing with the Enemy,” A Mother’s Story of Survival Inspired Her Daughter’s Search For Identity

November 07, 2014
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The struggle for survival and the search for identity are the compelling themes woven into a powerful true story “Waltzing With The Enemy: A Mother and Daughter Confront the Aftermath of the Holocaust,” by Helen Mitsios —a professor of languages and literature at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies, a division of Touro College— and her mother, Rasia Kliot.  The book’s release this week on Kindle coincides with Kristallnacht (November 9 and 10), which commemorates the attacks against Jews that occurred throughout Nazi Germany and Austria and is considered one of the defining events leading up to the Holocaust. 

Touro Law Names Director of Solo & Small Practice Initiatives

November 06, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Meredith R. Miller as the Director of Solo & Small Practice Initiatives. In this new role, Professor Miller will provide support to the existing Touro Law post-graduate incubator, continue to develop Touro Law’s hands-on solo & small practice concentration and develop synergies between the incubator and the concentration curriculum.

School of Health Sciences' Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Holds White Coat Ceremonies

November 05, 2014
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New York - N.Y. –Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy program held annual White Coat ceremonies in October at both its Manhattan and Bay Shore campuses.  The ceremonies marked the transition for the DPT Class of 2016 from the classroom to the clinic, as students were about to embark on their first clinical experiences after spending three semesters in the classroom.

"Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, Sixth Edition" Edited by Dr. Edward Halperin, Receives Book Award From British Medical Association

November 05, 2014
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Touro College and University System is pleased to announce that “Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, Sixth Edition,” a comprehensive reference work on cancer treatment, co-authored and edited by Edward C. Halperin, M.D., chancellor and CEO of New York Medical College (NYMC), was ‘highly commended’ by the British Medical Association (BMA) at the organization’s 2014 Medical Book Awards ceremony in London on Sept. 22.

Touro University California’s Global Health Program Celebrates 10 Years of Excellence With a Robust Round of Speakers

October 24, 2014
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Jesse Rohde, 2008 Touro University California alum, created a nonprofit foundation for health care in rural Africa after his experience in the University’s Global Health Program. It’s a program that helps students learn and provide health care to the underserved population while producing competent and compassionate students.