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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.

Touro Law Center Announces Portals to Practice: A Five-Year Strategic Plan to Restructure Legal Education

August 11, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Beginning this Fall, Touro Law Center will implement a five-year strategic plan, Portals to Practice, a cutting-edge program that reconceives and restructures the law school experience. The Portals to Practice expands the scope and quality of legal education by focusing on the development of legal professionals, from pre-law through post-graduation.

Dr. Robert Goldberg Receives Award from Workers’ Compensation Board

August 08, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – Robert B. Goldberg, DO, dean of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has received the Dr. Stephen Levin Award from the International Workers’ Compensation Foundation.