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'Fun and Games' After School Boost Autistic Kids' Motor Skills

April 27, 2015
Press Release

An after-school program for children with autism featuring activities ranging from golf to yoga to indoor surfing significantly improves their motor skills, according to a new pilot study presented in a poster session at Touro College Research Day.

Brains of HIV-Positive Elders Have Less Alzheimer's-Linked Damage

April 27, 2015
Press Release

Elderly people with HIV/AIDS have fewer lesions of Alzheimer's disease in their brains than their HIV-negative peers, new findings presented here at Touro College Research Day show.

Brain's Cleaning System Fails with Age, May Set Stage for Alzheimer’s Disease

April 27, 2015
Press Release

Aging may make it tougher for our brains to “take out the trash,” according to new research being presented here today.

Graduate School of Social Work Associate Dean Nancy Gallina, Ph.D., LCSW Honored at Annual Latino Social Work Awards Dinner

April 24, 2015
Press Release

New York, N.Y. - Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) Associate Dean Nancy Gallina, Ph.D., LCSW was honored with a Leadership Award from the Latino Social Work Task Force (LSWTF) at the group’s 11th Annual Awards Dinner held Thursday evening at the Copacabana in New York City.

SHS Interprofessional Symposium Focuses on Challenges of Home Health Care

April 23, 2015
Press Release

Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) hosted its 2nd Annual Symposium for Inter Professional Education on March 19 at Congregation Sons of Israel in Woodmere, L.I. More than 350 students from Touro College SHS, as well as faculty, and health care workers from the community, discussed the critical need for inter professional collaboration in contemporary health care delivery. This year’s theme, “Destination Home,” focused on the importance of coordinated care for patients when they are discharged from hospitals to their own homes. 

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Students Achieve 100% Match Rate

April 22, 2015
Press Release

New York, N.Y. – All of the 124 students graduating from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem this coming June who sought and were eligible for highly-coveted fall residencies have been matched successfully, the school has announced. 

Touro College of Pharmacy Students Celebrate Residencies

April 21, 2015
Press Release

New York, N.Y., - Touro College of Pharmacy students are celebrating their recently-announced residency matches at prestigious institutions throughout the United States and its territories.

Dr. Brock’s Team-Building Workshop in Mumbai Reveals Obstacles to Gender Equality

April 21, 2015
Press Release

While driving around Mumbai, Dr. Sabra Brock spied a gas station owned by the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) –at whose offices she had been conducting a workshop in team building skills. The station appeared relatively modern, she thought, until a neighborhood goat casually wandered onto the scene!

Leading New York Practice Scholar Plans to Visit Touro Law in the Fall–Professor Patrick Connors Appointed Scholar in Residence

April 15, 2015
Press Release

Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Professor Patrick Connors has been appointed Scholar in Residence for the Fall 2015 semester. Professor Connors will be teaching New York Practice.

Jewish Business Community Joins Forces for 2015 Parnassah Expo

April 02, 2015
Press Release

Faculty and alumni from Touro College contributed their expertise in job searching and career development at the 2015 Parnassah Expo Nationwide Business Networking Event, sponsored by the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Edison Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, N.J. March 17 and 18.