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Touro Law Center’s Jewish Law Institute to Host Distinguished Lecturer Rabbi Dr. Meir Y. Soloveichik

August 28, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center’s Jewish Law Institute will host Rabbi Dr. Meir Y. Soloveichik as the Fall 2014 Distinguished Lecturer on September 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Lander College for Women – the Anna Ruth & Mark Hasten School located at 227 West 60th Street in New York. Rabbi Soloveichik, who is widely known as a leading Jewish thinker, theologian and public intellectual will deliver an address titled, “Jews, Christians and the Hobby Lobby Decision.”

Professor Deseriee Kennedy Named Kermit Gitenstein Distinguished Professor of Health Law & Policy

August 27, 2014
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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.

Touro Med Student Secures $250K Grant for Lifesaving Technology

August 19, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – Mikail Kamal, a first-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has secured a $250,000 grant to further develop a breakthrough emergency healthcare device he has created that has the potential to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of postnatal women worldwide every year. 

Touro Law Offers New Concentration in Solo & Small Practice

August 19, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce a new concentration in Solo & Small Practice Law. The concentration will be available to all entering full-time and part-time students beginning this year.

Dr. Henry Abramson Appointed Dean of Lander College of Arts & Sciences

August 18, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – Touro College announced today that Henry (Hillel) Abramson, Ph.D., has been appointed academic dean of the Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush (LAS). Dr. Abramson had previously served as dean of academic affairs and student services for Touro College South in Miami, Fla. since 2006.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Wins Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship

August 18, 2014
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New York, N.Y. Tieg Beazer, a second-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been awarded the 2014 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship.

Touro Law to Host Documentary Screening and Q&A

August 14, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce a screening of the new documentary, "Brothers of the Black List" will take place at Touro Law on Wednesday, September 3 at 6:00 pm in the auditorium. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Following the documentary, a panel discussion will be held with an open question and answer session for audience members. Panel members include filmmaker Sean Gallagher, lawyer for the plaintiffs Scott Fein, and Kirk Allen, one of the former students featured in the film. The panel will be moderated by Touro Law Bruce K. Gould Distinguished Professor of Law Richard Klein. The event is being sponsored by the Black Law Students Association, the Criminal Law Society, the Long Island Black Bar Association (AMISTAD) and the New York Civil Liberties Union. 

Touro Law Appoints Director of Diversity and Inclusion

August 13, 2014
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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.

Dr. Tipsuda Bahri is Nominated for American Medical Association's Inspirational Physician Award

August 12, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – Touro College is pleased to announce that Dr. Tipsuda Junsanto-Bahri, chair, Basic Biomedical Sciences at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in New York City, has been nominated to receive the Inspirational Physician Award presented by the Women Physicians Section of the American Medical Association (AMA).

Dean Salkin Named Co-Chair of State Bar’s Legal Education and Admission to the Bar Committee

August 12, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin has been appointed the new co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar. The influential committee is charged with studying developments in legal education and admission to the bar, maintaining adequate standards of legal education, and monitoring the bar admission process. Dean Salkin will serves with co-chair Eileen D. Millett, Esq. of the prominent national firm Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.