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Delegation to White House Advocates Improved Job Training for Orthodox Jews

April 04, 2014
Press Release

New York, N.Y. – Chaim Shapiro, assistant director of career services for the Lander Colleges, and three other career professionals who work with the Orthodox Jewish community, traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with Matt Nosanchuk, associate director of the White House Office of Public Engagement for Jewish Outreach.

Touro Selects Faculty Members for First Seed Funding Grant Program Awards

April 04, 2014
Press Release

Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, wrote the following letter to the Touro community:

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the first awards under our new Seed Funding Grant Program: 

  • Chandra Bakshi, DVM, PhD, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College and Alison McCormick, PhD, Touro University California College of Pharmacy, “Multivalent Tularemia Vaccine Based on Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV) Displaying Protective Antigens”
  • Joseph Wu, PhD, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, New York Medical College and Miriam Gochin, PhD, Touro University California College of Medicine, “Prostate Cancer Prevention Mechanisms and Targets by Novel Resveratrol Analogs”

Touro Law Teams Wins Nassau Academy Moot Court Competition

April 02, 2014
Press Release

Central Islip, N.Y. - The Touro Law Center team of Brian DiPentima, second-year part-time evening student from Westbury, NY, and Brandon Maharahj, second-year full-time student from Deer Park, NY, took top honors at the annual Nassau Academy of Law Hon. Elaine Jackson Stack Moot Court Competition, held March 25-26, 2014 at the Nassau County Bar Association headquarters in Mineola. Mr. DiPentima also received the Best Oralist Award.

Touro Law to Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day Guest Speaker Evelyn Pike Rubin To Deliver Lecture

April 02, 2014
Press Release

Central Islip, NY – Touro Law is pleased to announce that in honor of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Evelyn Pike Rubin will deliver a lecture on Tuesday, April 30 at 12:30 pm. She will discuss the story of survival of more than 18,000 refugees escaping Nazi terror in Japanese-occupied Shanghai during World War II. Following the lecture, the “Sanctuary in Shanghai: Rescue During the Holocaust” exhibit will open at Touro Law. Both the lecture and the exhibit are open to the public at no charge.

Major League Call Up: Touro Professor Signs with Boston Red Sox

March 26, 2014
Press Release

New York, N.Y. – It was Labor Day weekend of last year.  Dr. Ray Mattfeld, an associate professor and the director of clinical education in the physical therapy program at Touro School of Health Sciences’ Bay Shore campus, was relaxing with his family when he received an intriguing email.

Touro Law Receives $20k from the Long Island Community Foundation For Study on Disaster Relief and Recovery

March 26, 2014
Press Release

Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that the Long Island Community Foundation has awarded a grant in the amount of $20,000 to Touro Law Center to fund the research and development of a white paper designed for policymakers, lawmakers, regulators, nonprofits and others engaged in disaster relief and recovery.

Touro Law Receives $48,000 from the David Berg Foundation

March 25, 2014
Press Release

Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce a $48,000 grant from the David A. Berg Foundation. The grant will be used to fund twelve David Berg Public Interest Fellows this summer.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Wins Fellowship to Work in Ghana

March 24, 2014
Press Release

New York, N.Y. – Alia Sommerville, a fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has been awarded a scholarship from National Medical Fellowships, Inc. (NMF), a non-profit organization that advocates for increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians in the United States. The $5,000 award was made possible by The Lincoln Fund, a long-time supporter of the NMF and its mission.

Lander College for Men Welcomes Graduates for Annual Alumni Shabbaton

March 21, 2014
Press Release

New York, N.Y. – More than 100 former students braved the snow and returned to their alma mater for the fifth annual Lander College for Men (LCM) Alumni Shabbaton: Scattered Across the Nation.

Touro Law Receives $25K Grant from the United Way of Long Island

March 20, 2014
Press Release

Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce a $25,000 grant from the United Way of Long Island’s Hurricane Sandy Relief Program. The grant will be used to provide funding for consultation with victims of Hurricane Sandy both at the law school and through regularly scheduled walk-in clinics held throughout the Long Island region.