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Professor Tara Casimano Receives Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Health Science

February 03, 2016
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New York, N.Y. - Prof. Tara Casimano, PhD. OT/L, Associate Director and Assistant Professor of the Occupational Therapy Program at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) has received her doctor of philosophy in Health Sciences from Trident University International.

Touro Law Home to Lawyers Without Rights Exhibit

February 03, 2016
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law is proud to announce that the highly acclaimed international exhibit, “Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich,” sponsored by both the American Bar Association (ABA) and the German Federal Bar known as the Bundersrechtsanwaltskammer (Brak). The exhibit is on display at the Law Center through March 4, 2016 and is open to the public during regular school hours.

Dr. Meira Orentlicher Receives Award from American Occupational Therapy Association

February 01, 2016
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Meira L. Orentlicher, Associate Prof. and Coordinator of Research and Development for the Occupational Therapy Dept. at Touro College School of Health Sciences, is the recipient of the Roster of Fellows Award given by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). 

Touro Law Faculty Named to Leadership Roles

January 29, 2016
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Central Islip, NY –Several Touro Law faculty members have been named to key leadership roles in the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), a nonprofit whose mission is to uphold and advance excellence in legal education. Dean Patricia Salkin stated, “Touro Law faculty are active and engaged leaders in legal education reform and best practices. I am proud of their continued contributions to the legal profession and to legal education.”

Touro Graduate School of Social Work Addresses Orthodox Mental Health Professionals at Conference

January 28, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – Growing old and taking care of yourself and your parents at the same time were among the topics addressed by Dr. Steven Huberman, dean of the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, at the 19th Annual NEFESH International Conference held recently on Long Island.

Touro College Graduate School of Social Work to Take Part in NYC’s Eleventh Annual ‘HOPE’ Survey

January 25, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – Students, faculty, administrators and support staff from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work  are expected to brave temperatures in the teens from midnight until the wee hours of the morning on Monday, February 8th, to help New York City with its annual count of the numbers of homeless living on the streets, and offer to take them to shelters.

Dr. Patricia J. Precin Receives Recognition of Achievement Award from American Occupational Therapy Association

January 20, 2016
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New York, N.Y. - Dr. Patricia J. Precin, Asst. Prof. of Occupational Therapy at Touro College School of Health Sciences in New York City was presented with the Recognition of Achievement Award from the American Occupational Therapy Association. The Award recognizes occupational therapy (OT) practitioners who have made notable contributions to the profession and its consumers in a focused area of OT practice.

Touro University California to Celebrate Grand Opening of Multi-Million Dollar Research Facility and New Student Health Clinic

January 14, 2016
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VALLEJO – To address the institution’s needs for expanded space and growing research studies, Touro University California will celebrate the grand opening of its Translational Research Clinic and Student Health Clinic, including counseling services, on Wednesday, January 20, with a press conference, ribbon cutting, and reception.

Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Student Alina Kheyson Wins NY State Student of the Year Award

January 05, 2016
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New York, N.Y. - Alina Kheyson, a second year master’s student at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work has been awarded the Graduate Student of the Year Award by the New York State Social Work Education Association (NYSSWEA).

Health Sciences Award Recipient Says Future of Physical Therapy is Prevention

January 04, 2016
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New York, N.Y. - Thomas Protopapas of Leonia, N.J. was named recipient of the Maimonides Award from Touro College School of Health Sciences.