Press Releases

Practicing Religion Has Health Benefits—But Not for Everyone

April 25, 2017

New York, NY --A new study has found that partaking in religious activities can improve your mood, but it may only help you if you are sincere about your religious beliefs.

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Jason Dov Greenblatt, U.S. Special Representative for International Negotiations, To Receive Honorary Degree at 43rd Annual Commencement Exercises of Touro’s Lander Colleges

April 21, 2017

Jason Dov Greenblatt, Assistant to the President and Special Representative for International Negotiations, will be the keynote speaker at the 43rd Annual Commencement Exercises of Touro’s Lander Colleges, Touro College President Dr. Alan Kadish announced today. 

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Building Trusting Relationships with Empathy & Acceptance

April 19, 2017

Top Experts in Psychology, Social Work, Education and Renowned Rabbis Gather for Memorial Conference

Graduate School of Social Work

Jean Delisle ’10 Appointed Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development at Touro Law Center

April 13, 2017

Central Islip, NY –Touro Law Center Dean Harry Ballan is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean Delisle ’10 as Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development.

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Touro’s Lander College for Men Hosts Science Competition for Area High Schools

March 31, 2017

Students meet challenges in STEM research and education

Lander College for Men

Touro Law Forms Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Names Associate Dean and Director

March 17, 2017

Central Islip, NY – Dean Harry Ballan is pleased to announce the formation of the Office of Diversity & Inclusion. The Office will be headed by Professor Deseriee Kennedy, appointed Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, and Assistant Dean for Career Services Jim Montes, who will serve as Director of Diversity & Inclusion.

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Touro Medical Student Wins Award for Research at Homeless Shelter

March 6, 2017

Residents Learn About Diet, Exercise, and How to “Make a Healthy Food Plate” -- and then Move On

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Huntington’s Kailene Abt Receives Healthcare Award from Touro College

March 3, 2017

Occupational Therapy Graduate from Bay Shore School of Health Sciences is Recognized for ‘Helping Others Live Life to the Fullest’

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Touro College of Pharmacy Appoints Assistant Dean for Admissions

February 7, 2017

Heidi Fuchs to Embark on Enhanced Strategic Plan for Student Recruitment

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Robin Hood Foundation Awards $200,000 Grant to Touro Law’s Disaster Clinic

February 7, 2017

Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Harry Ballan is pleased to announce that Touro Law has received a grant in the amount of $200,000 from the Robin Hood Foundation to support the Disaster Relief Clinic.

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Free Weekly Lectures in Jewish History Return to Touro College’s Flatbush Campus

January 19, 2017

Dr. Henry Abramson, Dean of Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences, to Deliver Series

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Harlem Community Board Awards Grants to Minority Med Students

December 21, 2016

New Fund for Underrepresented Students at Touro Provides First Scholarships to Carry Out School’s Mission of Serving Underserved in Harlem and Elsewhere

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Harlem Community Board Awards Grants to Minority Med Students

December 21, 2016

New Fund for Underrepresented Students at Touro Provides First Scholarships to Carry Out School’s Mission of Serving Underserved in Harlem and Elsewhere

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

National Association of Social Workers Honors Touro Professors

December 20, 2016

Leadership Awards Bestowed on Jennifer Zelnick and Tina Atherall at 10th Annual Dinner for Outstanding Work and Exemplary Contributions to Profession

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National Association of Social Workers Honors Touro Professors

December 19, 2016

Leadership Awards Bestowed on Jennifer Zelnick and Tina Atherall at 10th Annual Dinner for Outstanding Work and Exemplary Contributions to Profession

Graduate School of Social Work

$2.5 Million Available to Disadvantaged Social Work Students

December 15, 2016

Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Lands Prestigious Federal Grant of $2.5M to Fund Scholarships for Full Time MSW Students Committed and in Need

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$2.5 Million Available to Disadvantaged Social Work Students

December 15, 2016

Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Lands Prestigious Federal Grant of $2.5M to Fund Scholarships for Full Time MSW Students Committed and in Need

Graduate School of Social Work

Anti-Israel Bias and the Government’s Response

December 13, 2016

Touro College President Dr. Alan Kadish and Republican Congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina Discuss Perceptions and Reality

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Marijuana May Reduce Wide Range of Parkinson’s Symptoms

December 12, 2016

New research from Touro College of Pharmacy says marijuana has potential to reduce tremors, other debilitating symptoms and slow disease progression

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Marijuana May Reduce Wide Range of Parkinson’s Symptoms

December 12, 2016

New research from Touro College of Pharmacy says marijuana has potential to reduce tremors, other debilitating symptoms and slow disease progression

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Rivka Felberman of Crown Heights Receives Prestigious Maimonides Award

December 9, 2016

The Science Behind Compassionate Care Inspires Touro College Graduate to Pursue Rewarding Career in Nursing

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Rivka Felberman of Crown Heights Receives Prestigious Maimonides Award

December 9, 2016

The Science Behind Compassionate Care Inspires Touro College Graduate to Pursue Rewarding Career in Nursing

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Bath Beach Resident Dr. Steve Vouyiouklis is Lauded for Achievement in Healthcare

November 23, 2016

From Patient to Care Giver - A Life-Changing Event Leads Touro Grad to a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and the Prestigious Maimonides Award

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Bath Beach Resident Dr. Steve Vouyiouklis is Lauded for Achievement in Healthcare

November 23, 2016

From Patient to Care Giver - A Life-Changing Event Leads Touro Grad to a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and the Prestigious Maimonides Award

School of Health Sciences

Dr. Howard R. Feldman Elected to Fellowship of the Geological Society of America

November 21, 2016

From Jurassic Period and Beyond – Scarsdale Paleontologist and Professor is Recognized for Global Scientific Research on Prehistoric Marine Life

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Dr. Howard R. Feldman Elected to Fellowship of the Geological Society of America

November 21, 2016

From Jurassic Period and Beyond – Scarsdale Paleontologist and Professor is Recognized for Global Scientific Research on Prehistoric Marine Life

Lander College for Women

Touro College to Offer L.I. Students Entry to Health Sciences Programs

November 9, 2016

School of Health Sciences Accepting Select High School Honors Candidates Choosing Professions as Physical and Occupational Therapists and Physician Assistants

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Touro College to Offer L.I. Students Entry to Health Sciences Programs

November 9, 2016

School of Health Sciences Accepting Select High School Honors Candidates Choosing Professions as Physical and Occupational Therapists and Physician Assistants

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Oncology Expert Chosen to Head Pharmacy Practice Department

October 27, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Dr. Nelly Adel has been named chair of the Pharmacy Practice Department of the Touro College of Pharmacy, Dean Henry Cohen, PharmD, announced today.

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Oncology Expert Chosen to Head Pharmacy Practice Department

October 27, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Dr. Nelly Adel has been named chair of the Pharmacy Practice Department of the Touro College of Pharmacy, Dean Henry Cohen, PharmD, announced today.

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Congressman Mark Meadows to Headline Special Program on Anti-Israel Bias

October 26, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College and University System will present an important and informative discussion titled Anti-Israel Bias: How Real and Widespread Is It, and How Can We Respond to It? 

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Touro College Draws Top Employers at Student Career Fair

October 11, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Canon. PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Orthodox Union. They were among the more than 40 top-name employers who met with enthusiastic students at the Fall  Career Fair sponsored by the Lander Colleges division of Touro College in New York City. 

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Touro Dean Presents Weekly Jewish History Lectures

October 10, 2016

New York, N.Y.-- Dr. Henry Abramson, Dean of Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush, will be presenting a lecture series on 20th century Jewish personalities. Jewish History @ J, the popular weekly series, resumes October 31 and will be held on Monday nights through December 19. The lecture series is free and open to the community and will take place from 7-8 pm at Touro College’s Flatbush campus at 1602 Avenue J. 

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Health Professions Diversity Award Recognizes Inclusion Commitment

October 7, 2016

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is increasing underrepresented minorities in medicine, training physicians to practice in underserved communities.

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Health Professions Diversity Award Recognizes Inclusion Commitment

October 7, 2016

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is increasing underrepresented minorities in medicine, training physicians to practice in underserved communities.

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Dr. Martin Levine Appointed Interim Clinical Dean at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem

September 30, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Martin S. Levine, DO, MPH, FACOFP has been named Interim Clinical Dean at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem, the College announced today. Dr. Levine has served as Associate Dean for Educational Development and Professor of Family and Community Medicine at TouroCOM since its inception. Additionally, he is a lecturer in the first and second year curriculum in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) and teaches in the OMM lab. He is the third year OMM course director.

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Dr. Martin Levine Appointed Interim Clinical Dean at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem

September 30, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Martin S. Levine, DO, MPH, FACOFP has been named Interim Clinical Dean at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem, the College announced today. Dr. Levine has served as Associate Dean for Educational Development and Professor of Family and Community Medicine at TouroCOM since its inception. Additionally, he is a lecturer in the first and second year curriculum in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) and teaches in the OMM lab. He is the third year OMM course director.

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Touro College Unveils New York State’s First New Dental School in Nearly 50 Years

September 30, 2016

Westchester County, N.Y.  – Touro College, together with local and regional elected officials and dental industry leaders, today unveiled its new college of dental medicine—New York State’s first new dental school in nearly half a century.

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Touro College Unveils New York State’s First New Dental School in Nearly 50 Years

September 30, 2016

Westchester County, N.Y.  – Touro College, together with local and regional elected officials and dental industry leaders, today unveiled its new college of dental medicine—New York State’s first new dental school in nearly half a century.

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Touro Unveils New York State's First New Dental School in Nearly 50 Years

September 28, 2016

New York State Senator Terrence Murphy, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, and New York State Assemblyman Thomas J. Abinanti Joined Faculty and Administration to Inaugurate the New School

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Touro College Commencement 2016-Record Growth Affirms Touro’s Place as Leader in Health Sciences Education

September 27, 2016

New York, N.Y. –Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) celebrated with faculty, family, and friends during a jubilant commencement ceremony on a sunny late-summer afternoon at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Brookville, L.I. on Sept. 13.

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Touro College Commencement 2016-Record Growth Affirms Touro’s Place as Leader in Health Sciences Education

September 27, 2016

New York, N.Y. –Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) celebrated with faculty, family, and friends during a jubilant commencement ceremony on a sunny late-summer afternoon at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Brookville, L.I. on Sept. 13.

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Touro College Behavioral Sciences Chair Dr. Art Freeman Named Professor Emeritus and Recipient of Honorary Doctorate

August 29, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Dr. Arthur (Art) Freeman, Chair of Touro College Graduate Department of Behavioral Science at the School of Health Sciences (SHS) was named Professor Emeritus by the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) and was presented with an honorary doctorate for his contributions to the school and to the field of clinical psychology. 

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Touro College Behavioral Sciences Chair Dr. Art Freeman Named Professor Emeritus and Recipient of Honorary Doctorate

August 29, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Dr. Arthur (Art) Freeman, Chair of Touro College Graduate Department of Behavioral Science at the School of Health Sciences (SHS) was named Professor Emeritus by the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) and was presented with an honorary doctorate for his contributions to the school and to the field of clinical psychology. 

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Touro Student Chosen for New Pharmacy Quality Scholars Program

August 23, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) student Sefa Kploanyi has been chosen to participate in the inaugural Pharmacy Quality Alliance-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program, which is launching on September 1, 2016.

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Touro Student Chosen for New Pharmacy Quality Scholars Program

August 23, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) student Sefa Kploanyi has been chosen to participate in the inaugural Pharmacy Quality Alliance-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program, which is launching on September 1, 2016.

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Miriam Turk of NEFESH to Lead Major Programs at Graduate School of Social Work

August 10, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Miriam Turk, LCSW, a Jewish communal leader with over 20 years of experience in program development and clinical social work in the Orthodox community, has joined the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) as outreach liaison and recruitment director.

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Miriam Turk of NEFESH to Lead Major Programs at Graduate School of Social Work

August 10, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Miriam Turk, LCSW, a Jewish communal leader with over 20 years of experience in program development and clinical social work in the Orthodox community, has joined the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) as outreach liaison and recruitment director.

Graduate School of Social Work

Professor Alex Lopez Receives Awards for Community Service

August 9, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Alex Lopez, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Touro College School of Health Sciences, was the recipient of honorary awards and recognitions recently for his initiatives and contributions to several Long Island organizations that provide services for at-risk youth and people with disabilities. 

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Professor Alex Lopez Receives Awards for Community Service

August 9, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Alex Lopez, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Touro College School of Health Sciences, was the recipient of honorary awards and recognitions recently for his initiatives and contributions to several Long Island organizations that provide services for at-risk youth and people with disabilities. 

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Touro Graduate School of Social Work Receives $2.5 Million for Disadvantaged Students

August 4, 2016

New York, N.Y. – August 4, 2016 – The Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) today announced the receipt of a $2.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to fund scholarships for disadvantaged graduate students in social work beginning fall semester 2016.

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Touro Graduate School of Social Work Receives $2.5 Million for Disadvantaged Students

August 4, 2016

New York, N.Y. – August 4, 2016 – The Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) today announced the receipt of a $2.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to fund scholarships for disadvantaged graduate students in social work beginning fall semester 2016.

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Touro College Graduate School of Technology and Flatiron Business District Partner for Free Computer Coding Class

August 3, 2016

Learn the fundamentals of coding with an informative free workshop, Coding for Everyone, presented by Touro College Graduate School of Technology, (GST) Tuesday, August 9, from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Flatiron Plaza, East 23rd Street Between Fifth Avenue & Broadway in Manhattan. 

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New Dean Appointed at Touro Law Center

August 3, 2016

Central Islip, NY – The Touro College & University System today announced that Harry Ballan will join Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center as its new Dean. Ballan previously served as a partner and senior counsel for the New York office of the international law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Ballan received a bachelor of arts, master of arts, and a Ph.D. in history and theory of music—all from Yale University. Ballan attended Columbia Law School and was awarded his J.D. in 1992.

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Rabbi Dr. David Jacobson Appointed Dean of Touro College Los Angeles

August 2, 2016

Los Angeles, Calif.– Rabbi David Jacobson, Ph.D., has been appointed dean of Touro College Los Angeles (TCLA). the Touro College and University System announced today. Jacobson was previously director of college affairs at TCLA. In his new role, he will lead the educational and administrative teams, advise students and oversee the budget. He will continue his student recruitment activities as well as outreach and community engagement.

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Three TouroCOM Doctors Honored with Laureate Awards

July 29, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Three professors from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) have received Laureate Awards from the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians, Inc. (NYACP).

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Three TouroCOM Doctors Honored with Laureate Awards

July 29, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Three professors from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) have received Laureate Awards from the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians, Inc. (NYACP).

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Change of Command at Touro Law Center Vets Clinic

July 26, 2016

Central Islip, NY – Rosanne Trabocchi, a 23-year veteran U.S. Coast Guard JAG officer, and Sarah Fetherston, who went to law school after service in the U.S. Air Force, including a stint as a pilot, will be the new leaders of the Touro Law Center Veterans Clinic, Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin has announced. They will replace Ken Rosenblum, who retired in June 2016 after 25 years at the school. Rosenblum, a former U.S. Army JAG officer who served a tour in Vietnam, revived the clinic in 2013.

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Dr. Patricia Burke Chosen President-Elect of NY League for Nursing

July 25, 2016

Dr. Patricia Burke, Associate Professor of Nursing at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS), was chosen President-elect of the New York League for Nursing (NYLN), a professional organization for academic leaders in nursing education. 

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Dr. Patricia Burke Chosen President-Elect of NY League for Nursing

July 25, 2016

Dr. Patricia Burke, Associate Professor of Nursing at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS), was chosen President-elect of the New York League for Nursing (NYLN), a professional organization for academic leaders in nursing education. 

School of Health Sciences

Meredith R. Miller Named Professor of Law

July 22, 2016

Central Islip, NY – Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Meredith R. Miller has been promoted to Professor of Law. She will continue to serve as Director of Solo and Small Practice Initiatives while teaching classes at Touro Law.

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New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) to Hold Instant Decision Day at Touro College, Aug. 4

July 22, 2016

No waiting!  No application fees! New York School of Career and Applied Studies, (NYSCAS) a division of Touro College, will hold this year’s Instant Decision Day on Thursday, Aug. 4 from 9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the NYSCAS campus, 33 West 23rd Street, 2nd floor, New York, N.Y.   

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Three Touro Law Graduates Named NYS Excelsior Fellows

July 21, 2016

Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center is pleased to announce that three graduates have been selected as prestigious New York State Excelsior Fellows. Mickelle Damasia ’16 will be working at the New York State Department of Finance, Joseph Castrianni ’16 will be placed at the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation in Albany, NY and Jolevette Mitchell ’16 will be placed at the New York State Division for Human Rights.

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Touro Law Appoints Erica Edwards O’Neal as New Director of Alumni and Donor Relations

July 21, 2016

Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin announced that Erica Edwards-O’Neal ’99 will serve as the new Director of Alumni and Donor Relations in the Office of Institutional Advancement. She will also remain as the Director of Diversity and Inclusion.

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Touro Social Work Recognizes Student Achievement, Community Service

July 18, 2016

New York, N.Y. – More than 400 students, faculty, staff and family members of graduating students gathered recently at the 92nd Street Y for the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work’s  (GSSW) 2016 Academic Recognition Program.

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Touro Social Work Recognizes Student Achievement, Community Service

July 18, 2016

New York, N.Y. – More than 400 students, faculty, staff and family members of graduating students gathered recently at the 92nd Street Y for the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work’s  (GSSW) 2016 Academic Recognition Program.

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Christine Choi Chosen for Prestigious Welch Scholars Grant

July 12, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Christine Choi, D.O. candidate at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been selected to receive a 2016 Welch Scholars Grant from the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). One second-year student from each of the AOA’s member schools is eligible to receive the prestigious grant, which is awarded based on outstanding academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, strong commitment to osteopathic medicine and financial need.

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Christine Choi Chosen for Prestigious Welch Scholars Grant

July 12, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Christine Choi, D.O. candidate at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been selected to receive a 2016 Welch Scholars Grant from the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). One second-year student from each of the AOA’s member schools is eligible to receive the prestigious grant, which is awarded based on outstanding academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, strong commitment to osteopathic medicine and financial need.

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Touro College Graduate School of Technology and 23rd Street Flatiron Partner To Offer Free Web Design Class

July 8, 2016

Do you have a great idea for a website but no idea how to get it off the ground? Designing and developing your website is easier than you may think. Learn the fundamentals with an informative class, “Launch Your Website Idea!,” presented by Touro College Graduate School of Technology, (GST) Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 p.m. at Flatiron Plaza, E. 23rd Street Bet. 5th Ave. & Broadway.  

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Touro Law Professors Author New Book on Opening and Operating Your Own Law Firm

July 6, 2016

Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center faculty members Lynne Adair Kramer, Director of the Court Observation Program and Adjunct Professor of Law, and Ann Nowak, Director of the Writing Center and Adjunct Professor of Law, have authored a book titled, “The Experiential Guide to Law Practice Management: Opening and Operating Your Own Firm.” The book, the only experiential textbook in the field of Law Practice Management, is suitable for law students and practitioners alike. 

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Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College Welcomes its Inaugural Class; Marks New York State’s First New School of Dental Medicine in Nearly 50 Years

July 5, 2016

VALHALLA, NY–One hundred and ten students began classes today at the first new dental school to be approved in New York State in nearly 50 years. 

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Touro College and Orthodox Union Announce 2016 Recipients of Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander ZTZ”L Scholarships for Outstanding NCSY Graduates

June 23, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Nine outstanding high school students from around the country were selected to receive the prestigious Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander zt”l Scholarship, presented jointly by Touro College and the National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY), the international youth arm of the Orthodox Union. The scholarships, named in memory of Touro’s Founding President Dr. Bernard Lander ztz”l and his wife Sarah Rivkah, were announced by Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish  and Orthodox Union President Martin Nachimson.

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Touro College and Orthodox Union Announce 2016 Recipients of Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander ZTZ”L Scholarships for Outstanding NCSY Graduates

June 23, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Nine outstanding high school students from around the country were selected to receive the prestigious Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander zt”l Scholarship, presented jointly by Touro College and the National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY), the international youth arm of the Orthodox Union. The scholarships, named in memory of Touro’s Founding President Dr. Bernard Lander ztz”l and his wife Sarah Rivkah, were announced by Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish  and Orthodox Union President Martin Nachimson.

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Graduate School of Technology Commencement Speaker Tania Dsouza Delivers a Global Message Through the Language of Design

June 22, 2016

New York, N.Y – Gamification.  Ideation. Edutainment. These are a few words Tania Dsouza uses from the ever-changing lexicon of interactive design technology. 

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Yoni Benedek, Touro Social Work Graduate, Wins Top Professional Awards

June 21, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Jonathan (Yoni) Benedek, MSW, who graduated from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) on June 16, has been awarded the inaugural Ohel Distinguished Community Service Award, as well as the National Association of Social Workers-New York City Chapter (NASW-NYC) Student Award.

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Yoni Benedek, Touro Social Work Graduate, Wins Top Professional Awards

June 21, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Jonathan (Yoni) Benedek, MSW, who graduated from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) on June 16, has been awarded the inaugural Ohel Distinguished Community Service Award, as well as the National Association of Social Workers-New York City Chapter (NASW-NYC) Student Award.

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Touro College of Dental Medicine Honors Two at Inaugural Dinner

June 20, 2016

New York, N.Y. –The Touro College of Dental Medicine (TouroCDM) at New York Medical College, New York state’s first new dental school in nearly 50 years, celebrated its inaugural year with a dinner honoring Dr. Perry Brickman and the Honorable Michael Mukasey, two figures who have been instrumental in advancing the cause of accessible dental education for all. The dinner was held at Touro’s New York Medical College (NYMC) campus in Valhalla, New York, where TCDM will be located.

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Touro College of Dental Medicine Honors Two at Inaugural Dinner

June 20, 2016

New York, N.Y. –The Touro College of Dental Medicine (TouroCDM) at New York Medical College, New York state’s first new dental school in nearly 50 years, celebrated its inaugural year with a dinner honoring Dr. Perry Brickman and the Honorable Michael Mukasey, two figures who have been instrumental in advancing the cause of accessible dental education for all. The dinner was held at Touro’s New York Medical College (NYMC) campus in Valhalla, New York, where TCDM will be located.

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Touro Medical Grads Receive New York State Service Award

June 14, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Jemima Akinsanya and Jean Shiraki, two recent graduates of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2016, received the Community Service Award of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) at commencement ceremonies held recently at The Apollo Theater in Harlem.

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Touro College of Pharmacy Graduate Wins Award for Essay on Potential Economic Impact of New Drugs

June 9, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy graduate Emil Joseph, PharmD, has won the 2016 Corporate Member Scholarship Award from the New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) for his essay about the potential economic impact of new drugs coming to market.

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Touro College of Pharmacy Graduate Wins Award for Essay on Potential Economic Impact of New Drugs

June 9, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy graduate Emil Joseph, PharmD, has won the 2016 Corporate Member Scholarship Award from the New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) for his essay about the potential economic impact of new drugs coming to market.

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Touro Mourns Passing of Professor Gisele Oliveira

June 8, 2016

We are saddened by the loss of one of our professors, Gisele Oliveira, Ph.D., who passed away on March 31st. Dr. Oliveira was an assistant professor and director of research in the Master\'s Program in Speech-Language Pathology.

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Touro Mourns Passing of Professor Gisele Oliveira

June 8, 2016

We are saddened by the loss of one of our professors, Gisele Oliveira, Ph.D., who passed away on March 31st. Dr. Oliveira was an assistant professor and director of research in the Master\'s Program in Speech-Language Pathology.

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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates Sixth Commencement - “Adapt...Adapt…Adapt...” Dr. Ram Raju of NYC Health + Hospitals Tells Grads

June 7, 2016

New York, N.Y. – At a festive gathering at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater last week, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine graduated its sixth class, conferring diplomas upon 123 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree.  The hall was packed with the graduates’ families and friends for the jubilant ceremony, at which the new doctors were reminded by their keynote speaker that medicine is changing rapidly and they must “Adapt… Adapt... Adapt.”

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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates Sixth Commencement - “Adapt...Adapt…Adapt...” Dr. Ram Raju of NYC Health + Hospitals Tells Grads

June 7, 2016

New York, N.Y. – At a festive gathering at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater last week, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine graduated its sixth class, conferring diplomas upon 123 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree.  The hall was packed with the graduates’ families and friends for the jubilant ceremony, at which the new doctors were reminded by their keynote speaker that medicine is changing rapidly and they must “Adapt… Adapt... Adapt.”

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Graduate School Commencement Speaker Claribel Riss: Going the Distance

June 7, 2016

New York, N.Y. – For several years, Claribel Riss, a resident of East Stroudsburg, PA, has traveled at least 75 miles to her job as a teacher at a Bronx middle school, and to Touro College Graduate School of Education (GSE) in New York City, where she earned her second master’s degree this year in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).   

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Graduate School Commencement Speaker Claribel Riss: Going the Distance

June 7, 2016

New York, N.Y. – For several years, Claribel Riss, a resident of East Stroudsburg, PA, has traveled at least 75 miles to her job as a teacher at a Bronx middle school, and to Touro College Graduate School of Education (GSE) in New York City, where she earned her second master’s degree this year in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).   

Graduate School of Education

UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis Addresses Lander Graduates at 42nd Commencement Exercises

June 6, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College conferred Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth of the United Kingdom, with an honorary doctorate at the annual commencement exercises at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center on Monday, May 30, 2016. 

Touro College

UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis Addresses Lander Graduates at 42nd Commencement Exercises

June 6, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College conferred Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth of the United Kingdom, with an honorary doctorate at the annual commencement exercises at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center on Monday, May 30, 2016. 

Lander College of Arts and Sciences

UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis Addresses Lander Graduates at 42nd Commencement Exercises

June 6, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College conferred Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth of the United Kingdom, with an honorary doctorate at the annual commencement exercises at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center on Monday, May 30, 2016. 

Lander College for Men

UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis Addresses Lander Graduates at 42nd Commencement Exercises

June 6, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College conferred Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth of the United Kingdom, with an honorary doctorate at the annual commencement exercises at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center on Monday, May 30, 2016. 

Lander College for Women

Mayer Goldberg, Pharm.D.: Newly-Minted Pharmacy Grad Lands Coveted Spot in Prestigious First-Year Residency Program

May 31, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Born in New York, raised in Brooklyn and currently a resident of Flushing, Queens, Mayer Goldberg, Pharm.D. received his doctorate in pharmacy on May 25th from Touro College of Pharmacy. This summer he will become a pharmacy resident at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, a well-established and prestigious pharmacy residency program.

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Touro College of Pharmacy Graduates Fifth Class - Assistant Surgeon General U.S. Public Health Service, Pharmacy Tells Graduates to “Build a Culture of Prevention”

May 31, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Members of the Touro College of Pharmacy Class of 2016 received their doctor of pharmacy degrees last week at a spirited ceremony led by their new dean, Dr. Henry Cohen.  The College’s fifth commencement exercises were held at Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium, which was packed with the graduates’ families, friends and well-wishers on a warm spring afternoon.

Touro College

Mayer Goldberg, Pharm.D.: Newly-Minted Pharmacy Grad Lands Coveted Spot in Prestigious First-Year Residency Program

May 31, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Born in New York, raised in Brooklyn and currently a resident of Flushing, Queens, Mayer Goldberg, Pharm.D. received his doctorate in pharmacy on May 25th from Touro College of Pharmacy. This summer he will become a pharmacy resident at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, a well-established and prestigious pharmacy residency program.

Touro College of Pharmacy

Touro College of Pharmacy Graduates Fifth Class - Assistant Surgeon General U.S. Public Health Service, Pharmacy Tells Graduates to “Build a Culture of Prevention”

May 31, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Members of the Touro College of Pharmacy Class of 2016 received their doctor of pharmacy degrees last week at a spirited ceremony led by their new dean, Dr. Henry Cohen.  The College’s fifth commencement exercises were held at Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium, which was packed with the graduates’ families, friends and well-wishers on a warm spring afternoon.

Touro College of Pharmacy

Touro University California 2016 Commencement brings 449 Healthcare and Educational Leaders

May 26, 2016

Vallejo, CA – Zubin Sedghi, who will be graduating from Touro University California on May 31st, 2016, took a six-year hiatus as a touring musician before becoming a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Touro Graduate School of Social Work Associate Professor Annecy Baez, Ph.D. Honored at 12th Annual Latino Social Work Coalition and Scholarship Fund Event

May 23, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College Graduate School of Social Work  Associate Professor Annecy Baez, Ph.D. was honored with a Leadership Award from the Latino Social Work Coalition and Scholarship Fund (LSWC) at the group’s 12th Annual Awards Dinner held recently at The Copacabana in New York City.

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Touro Graduate School of Social Work Associate Professor Annecy Baez, Ph.D. Honored at 12th Annual Latino Social Work Coalition and Scholarship Fund Event

May 23, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College Graduate School of Social Work  Associate Professor Annecy Baez, Ph.D. was honored with a Leadership Award from the Latino Social Work Coalition and Scholarship Fund (LSWC) at the group’s 12th Annual Awards Dinner held recently at The Copacabana in New York City.

Graduate School of Social Work

Experts from School of Health Sciences Teach Fall-Prevention Tips to Suffolk’s Seniors

May 19, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Faculty experts from Touro College School of Health Sciences partnered with Suffolk County Department of Health (DOH) recently for a community-wide fall prevention program called “Stepping On: Building Confidence, Reducing Falls, and Staying Independent for Life.”

Touro College

Experts from School of Health Sciences Teach Fall-Prevention Tips to Suffolk’s Seniors

May 19, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Faculty experts from Touro College School of Health Sciences partnered with Suffolk County Department of Health (DOH) recently for a community-wide fall prevention program called “Stepping On: Building Confidence, Reducing Falls, and Staying Independent for Life.”

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